Anthony Snyder - Fine Artist

Anthony Snyder

Portage, MI - United States

 
 
 

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Anthony Snyder

Portage, MI - United States

Anthony Snyder - Fine Artist

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September 27th, 2010

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About Anthony Snyder

Ever since I can remember there have been two passions in my life: drawing and horror. Some of my best childhood memories include watching horror movies on TV, sitting up close to the screen, drawn to the action, gore, and unintentionally hilarious situations. I’ve always felt both in my art and my favorite horror films that there should be some camp involved. It’s that dark humor that helps inspire my
own illustrations. Shows like ‘Tales from the Crypt’ and movies like ‘Creepshow’ have become staples of what I love in a good horror story: bad puns, surreal environments, and(of course) a horrific end. As I grew up these things were always a part of me, yet only in the past couple years
have I put both of these passions together. I started my art career in a very different place from horror and the macabre- drawing single panel comic strips dealing with local politics and off the wall jokes published in local papers. Beyond comic strips I had also lent my talents to varied commissioned work. In fact, some weekends still find me at an open house picnic table doing caricatures for kids or drawing commissioned portraits of family pets. My work has changed quite a bit
in the last five years, evolving from pencil-drawn cartoons to what I feel is a more vibrant, dramatic style more like the graphic novels that I admire. After trying a variety of markers, pens, ink, and even chalk(which began and ended with an unsettling pastel of an axe-wielding lumberjack) I feel that I’m finally reaching the style that resonates most with me. I want to share the same joy I used to get every time I heard the Cryptkeeper cackle and cry out “Greetings
Boils and Ghouls!”. My hope is that you will come to my pieces with the curiosity of that child watching the bone-chiller on late-night television…it’s dark and there is probably something scary in the basement, but you’re laughing.

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Martin Davey - Gorgon Medusa

Gorgon Medusa

by Martin Davey was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 01/09/2011

Sam Hane - Zombie Blood Feast

Zombie Blood Feast

by Sam Hane was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 11/13/2010

Steve Spagnola - Torso Lamp

Torso Lamp

by Steve Spagnola was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 11/13/2010

Martin Davey - Monster In Victorian Science Laboratory

Monster In Victorian...

by Martin Davey was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/10/2010

David Lee Thompson - Haunted

Haunted

by David Lee Thompson was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/04/2010

Tom Straub - Rolling Hills Organ

Rolling Hills Organ

by Tom Straub was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/04/2010

Tom Straub - Kettle Point Manor

Kettle Point Manor

by Tom Straub was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/04/2010

Tom Straub - Mothers Day

Mothers Day

by Tom Straub was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/04/2010

Tom Mc Nemar - Vacancy

Vacancy

by Tom Mc Nemar was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/04/2010

Pat Lewis - One Terrible Night

One Terrible Night

by Pat Lewis was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/04/2010

Martin Davey - Haunted Castle Nightmare

Haunted Castle Nightmare

by Martin Davey was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/04/2010

Martin Davey - Couple Outside Haunted House

Couple Outside Haunted...

by Martin Davey was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/02/2010

Martin Davey - Mummy Awake

Mummy Awake

by Martin Davey was favorited by Anthony Snyder on 10/02/2010