She Demons

she demons, movie poster, gouache, illustration, mikayla butchart, b movie, poster, horror movie, 1950s
© Mikayla Butchart
We're having a thunder and lightning storm in New York this morning, which means my drawing and painting class will probably not go to the Bronx Zoo today, but it's the perfect weather for posting the latest project from my illustration residency at the School of Visual Arts. We reimagined film posters for midcentury B movies. I actually watched She Demons (1958) from start to finish, but all you need to know about this movie is this:

You will never ever guess who modeled as the marooned female lead and all the she-demon shadows for this painting, so I will leave it a mystery.

© Mikayla Butchart

Vewy vewy scawy!