Mad Swirl is pleased to bring back artist Thomas Riesner, who you may remember for his nightmare-ish and dark creatures. As frightening as they appear at first glance – all wobbly lines and big eyes – there’s something endearing about his subjects. A (not quite) humanness that strikes a resemblance to a shadow, or maybe an imaginary friend. Whether you fear them or endear them, you probably can’t pull yourself to look away. And that’s exactly why we came back for more… ~ Madelyn Olson

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