DARK FANTASY BOOKS
Bloom & Dark - Regina Watts Discuss the different subgenres of dark fantasy and what makes each one unique.
Host a dark fantasy writing contest with prizes for the best stories!
What is dark fantasy?
Dark fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy that can be described as having horror, death, and the supernatural elements. It is often used to describe works that have a darker or more sinister tone than traditional fantasy.
What are some examples of dark fantasy short stories or novels?
1. "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
2. "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe
3. "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley
4. "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
5. "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson
These are just a few examples of dark fantasy short stories and novels that readers can enjoy. If you are looking for something a little more light-hearted, then you might want to try traditional fantasy.
But if you're in the mood for something a little darker and more suspenseful, then give one of these dark fantasy stories a try. You might just find yourself getting lost in a world of nightmares and terror.
If you're a fan of dark fantasy artwork, you might be wondering how you can create your own. Luckily, it's not as difficult as you might think. With a little bit of imagination and some basic art supplies, you can create your own dark fantasy masterpiece.
Here are some tips to get you started:
1. Start with a blank canvas. This can be literal, or it can be a blank sheet of paper. If you're not sure what to paint, start with a black background.
2. Add some light. Dark fantasy artwork is often characterized by its use of light and shadow. Add some light sources to your painting, such as candles, lamps, or fires.
3. Paint some dark creatures. Dragons, demons, and other dark creatures are often featured in dark fantasy artwork. If you're not sure how to paint them, there are plenty of tutorials and references online.
4. Add some eerie details. Trees, fog, and abandoned buildings can all add to the atmosphere of your painting.
5. Let your imagination run wild. The sky's the limit when it comes to dark fantasy artwork. There are no rules, so let your creativity flow.
With these tips, you can create your own dark fantasy artwork that you can be proud of. So grab your supplies and get started today.