Inspiration

Zombie Inspiration: 50 Awesome Artworks

April 22nd, 2010

Zombies have been portrayed using all types of media, from books like H. P. Lovecraft’s ‘In the vault‘ and comic books like the ‘Bombie the Zombie’ in 1949, to movies like the brilliant ‘Evil Dead‘ series, timeless music  videos like ‘Thriller’ and more recently first-person shooter games like, ‘Left 4 dead‘.

It is widely considered that zombies orginated in Haiti. Even now stories are told of local witchdoctorsor or bokor who were controlling people by means of a psycho drugs. Although the earliest documented Zombies were actually found on stone tablets from 1000 BCE describing the “Epic of Gilgamesh”, the tale mentioned the goddess Ishtar who was commanding an army of undead creatures threatened to devour the world with them unless her father gives her the Bull of heaven (the things girls do for a hamburger).

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In fact, over thousands of years zombies have been mentioned in history books, from Mary Shelly’s ‘Frankenstein‘ to Ambrose Bierce’s The Death of Halpin Frayser and even in the fantasy trilogy ‘His Dark Materials’ by Philip Pullman. Vampires had already broken away from these tales to become the sexy brooding creatures of the night we know and love, while Zombies were left to stumble through peoples minds as laughable shuffling decaying corpses. For some time it even seemed as if our undead friends might shuffle away into oblivion. Yet then the film maker George A. Romero came along, and became the father of a new breed of Zombie movies. He was heavily inspired by the novel ‘I Am Legend’ (orginally considered to be the first vampire novel). It is said that Romero “bred the zombie with the vampire, and what he got was the hybrid vigour of a ghoulish plague monster”.

He created a film which is now seen by most Zombie fans as the classic genre breaking Zombie movie, his 1968 film ‘Night of the living dead‘ took cinemas by storm. Romero came back again a decade later and put the word Zombie back into Fashion with his 1978 classic ‘Dawn of the Dead’.

Zombie fans now span the globe and from them the Zombie genre has broken the ranks of page and screen and spilled out into fashion, product design and style and it’s this inspiration we will be looking in this showcase.

Zombies Are Back: Awesome Artworks

Zombie Rockstar Fashion

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Zombie Vector Graphics

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Zombie steampunk

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Geeky Zombie icons

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Zombie infographics

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Zombie shoe designs

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Cool Zombie Art dolls

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Zombie Lover Portraits

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Zombie toys

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Broadway Zombie Poster Spoofs

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Zombies in Clothing Adverts

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Undead Celebrity illustrations

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Gory romantic greetings cards

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Inanimate Anatomy was born out of Zombie ideas

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Undead Fashionography

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Zombie Models

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Zombie beautorials

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Zombie clowns

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Zombie editorials

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2009 Zombie Walk in Paris</span>

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Zombie Road Signs

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Gruesome confectionary

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Zombie Children

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Zombie pillows &amp; cushions

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My Zombie Pin-up

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Cool zombie t-shirts

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Zombie headphones

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Zombie spock

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Monopoly resident evil

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Zombie Tableware

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Disney Zombies

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Zombie Christmas

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Zombie Starwars

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Zombies and Jesus

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Cute Thriller Dolls

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Zombie drinks

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Zombie Mario Mushroom

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Zombie wedding cake

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Lego Zombies

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Zombie Wii

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Decaying fleshtography

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i zombie

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Zombie packaging

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Zombie tote bags

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Zombie food

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Zombie Simpsons

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Video Game Zombies

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Vector Graphics Designing
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Nice artworks. these days most of the artworks are used in horror movies and and vector graphics plays an amazing role in it. Love it

Cook
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

very nice post….keep up the good work

Justin Carroll
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

This post is badass. ;)

Lena Tailor
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

BLAAARGH!

Those are groossss.. but cool. The Zombie T shirt is really awesome…

narong
Guest
narong
6 years 4 months ago

I wan’t make friend

Louise (aka spark in the dark)
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Zombitastic! But I think it really needs this one:

http://www.threadless.com/product/2280/Zombie_at_Tiffany_s

zombie style breakfast at tiffanys tee! :)

lava360blog
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

less scary but awesome personalities these zombies has :-) love it

esranull
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

i?renç yarat?klar bunlar bi de resmini çizmi?ler

toribloger
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Zombieeeeeee! I am delighted… Thanks

Saman Sadeghi
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Speaking of Disney Zombies, check this out: disneyzombies.blogspot.com/

Jo Dean
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Jo Dean
6 years 5 months ago

Amazing, Zombies Rule!

Lou

Zex
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Humans love the undead, but they never seem to love us back.

Trex
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

The My Little Pony one was amazing. They should start selling those!

Zex
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

The My Little Pony one was amazing. They should start selling those!

Tem
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Under the rural one it mentions going with a “biker, student, veteran, and systems analyst”. L4D reference? Or some movie I missed?

vijay
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vijay
6 years 5 months ago

nice art i like horror art oops dabger!!!

bobcat9696
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bobcat9696
6 years 5 months ago

i want that resident evil monopoly board

David
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6 years 5 months ago
Jordan Walker
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

very creative for a thought so provoking as the undead.

rocco passaro
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

wow , fantastic collection

scantypuss
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scantypuss
6 years 5 months ago

Just a quick note to suggest that John Polidori’s Vampyre (1819) might be considered the first vampire novel, rather than Matheson’s excellent I am Legend. More to the point of the blog, though – great zombie images!

Jamie
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Fantastic! Loving the zombie Braaaaaaaaaaaaaains cupcakes.

Can I add my own zombie photos? :)

http://www.3songsnoflash.co.uk/blog/2009/02/15/zombies-attack-london-bridge/

Ben Sky
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Massive collection!! Twitter bird and Brad and Ange are my favs!

Birmingham fence contractor
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

If the Twitter Bird ever did get zombified, would that become the virus that kills us all?

nancyyoo
Guest
nancyyoo
6 years 5 months ago

i like the post

Web Risorsa
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

I think you have missed an important message at the start of the post, “Kindly please children’s and Weak heart peoples don’t read this post. Highly dangerous.”. It’s really a Great Great Collection of Zombie images…

Martina
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Martina
6 years 5 months ago

These are awesome …
Nice Job.

I love it… :)

pratham dutta
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pratham dutta
6 years 5 months ago

Its really horrible

vectorpimp
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Here have a look at these zombified films by The Zombie Cookbook!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31203343@N02/sets/72157623310907935/

burntfeather
Guest
6 years 5 months ago

Thanks so much for including my weak at the knees zombie love art!!!!!

Fee
xoxoxox

Claire Stokoe
Noupe Team
6 years 4 months ago

You designed those, they are awesome. have you made more??

thekevbot
Guest
6 years 4 months ago

I did a few Zombie Survival PSA’s for my design course, you can see them on my deviantART!

http://thekevbot.deviantart.com

meredith foldedpigs
Guest
6 years 4 months ago

lovely collection of all things ZOMBIE! thanks for including my zombie dishware…
foldedpigs.etsy.com
i love you more than zombies love brains,
meredith (foldedpigs)

Lance Taylor
Guest
5 years 6 months ago

BadAss says it all.

zstalker
Guest
5 years 4 months ago

very nice art. thanks for that.

Kitty
Guest
5 years 3 months ago
Ricardo
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Ricardo
4 years 3 months ago

hey there, how can i contact the authors from the drawing since i m looking to print them on a tshirt

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