Curio: Jason D'Aquino's Matchbook Miniatures
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 9:45AM
Alexa in Christopher Walken, Curio, Frankenstein, The Exorcist, Young Frankenstein

Alexa here with your weekly film craftiness. Jason D'Aquino is an artist with a gothic sensibility who works in miniature.  With the help of magnification goggles and architectural drafting tools, Jason draws pop-culture-inspired pieces on found ephemera, usually no larger than an inch square.

His matchbook series is perfect for this time of year: creepy graphite portraits tucked inside front-strike matchbooks, with many taken from classic horror movies.  (I particularly enjoy his use of vintage bone screw packaging for Frankenstein.) Here is a selection...  


You can see many, many more on Jason's website.

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