Many thanks to Will Crofoot for sharing these otherwordly illustrations taken from Luigi Serafini‘s masterpiece Codex Seraphinianus, a fantastical encyclopedia of the unknown completed between 1976-1978, and published in an extremely limited edition in 1981. Click to enlarge:
Read an article on this mysterious book here
i love these drawings.they must have taken you a while to do them.they are so intricate.they are beautiful.i wonder what inspired you.have you been drawing along time.
Hi Sienna, these drawings are by an Italian artist named Luigi Serafini, he made them as part of a book back in the late 1970s… check out this article about it: http://www.believermag.com/issues/200705/?read=article_taylor