The epic tale of the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse Printmaking Program. The Printmaking program is directed by Joel Elgin and features the odd collection of the many PrintFools who enroll, print and exist from semester to semester in the Shop of Tears.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Halloween History and Toad Licking




 

PrintFools...

The greatest of all PrintFool holidays looms - be prepared by spending some time searching through the PrintFever past to discover the wealth of scary prints...


 From:   Saturday, October 23, 2010

Rules 1 of Halloween Week - no toad licking

Your favorite week arrives PrintFools:
learn from the following scary images...




Toad licking seems to be the newest intoxicating fad amongst you TeaPartiers and Hipsters (I am glad you stopped huffin' the denatured alcohol), so I traced its roots back to witches who kept toads to lick ... click the title post to learn why you should stop doing this asap. 
  
From: Friday, April 05, 2013
 

How the witches anoint themselves so they can fly

Alternate Title: Wie sich die Hexen salbten auf das siefliegen konnten

Portfolio (orig. lang.): Walpurgisnacht

Plate: plate 2

 
 
Speaking of past... you'd be wise fools to catch up on your printfevering....
 
See you for Wed and Thursday costumes, food and haunted elevator rides.
JE
 
 
 
 

6 comments:

Nhouchee Yang said...

Scary prints Ogre! I love Halloween, but I can't do scary movies. Scary prints sure, movies...no. Any who, those dry points are insanely scary and amazing. Those heads in the last print must have taken forever. holy cow!

schmebs31 said...

The prints are very haunting, but in the best kind of way.

Allecia Kruser said...

I'm excited to ride the elevator. And maybe even make my own scary print..

Kyle Stokes said...

Frog licks are full of 12 essential vitamins and minerals.

Jenna Rosienski said...

Those prints are scary, its crazy how those lines can make something so haunting!! And I am really upset I missed the elevator ride...

Andrea Anderson said...

Why no Goya prints? There's a lot of terrible beauty in those.