12 Days of Christmas: Greetings from the Krampus by Ryan Bartlett (illustration)

Posted by on Dec 25, 2013 in 12 Days of Christmas | 2 comments

12 Days of Christmas: Greetings from the Krampus by Ryan Bartlett (illustration)

I was particularly excited to have Ryan Bartlett participate again for our writer and illustrator showcase, because Ryan is an incredible artist.

In case you missed his Dark Carnival piece, check it out here. He is a fantastic artist and we’re beyond lucky to have his genius in another round of Pen and Muse showcases.

I give you all “Greetings from the Krampus” by Ryan Bartlett.

For inquisitive minds, this piece was done in charcoal and in reality measures 11.5″ x 20″ .

Greetings from the Krampus

By Ryan Bartlett

Krampus by Ryan Bartlett

Ryan Bartlett

Ryan Bartlett is an artist from Orange, California who specializes in drawings done in charcoal and other dry media. In addition to constantly consuming work from other artists, Ryan takes inspiration from a variety of sources including history, nature, technology, horror, science fiction, and an intense observation of the surrounding world. He carries a profound interest in rendering characters and beings that appear to have lived in another time and place before they materialized on the surface of the paper. He is an artist who is driven to visually depict the strange, overlooked, forgotten, or unappreciated. In addition to being seen on music album covers, Ryan’s work has been seen in shows and exhibits around southern California. Ryan’s Facebook


  1. Awesome! He almost looks friendly, if it weren’t for those chains. And horns. ;-)


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