Grim Reaper by Anthony McCracken

My take on the Grim Reaper. Whenever I draw Death I like to make him out to be much more menacing and less human. I wanted to draw a beast, something cunning and with improbably evil teeth or fangs. To me Death doesn’t always need the dark robe and hood and scythe, to me he’s more than that.

Ink, ballpoint pen, Sharpie
Heavy Paper (117 g/sq m)

My blog about how I made this found here!

THANK YOU REDBUBBLE for the Homepage Feature 4/17/13

Born in Northern California, I’ve made and studied art most of my life and my favorite things to make are from darker tones and subjects. Since I was very young I’ve pushed myself through requests, so feel free to ask me for a personal work.

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Comments

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 2 years ago

    wow….stunning work Anthony, the ferocity of the image is remarkable. Fantastic!!!!!

  • Thanks so much Lisa!! I very much appreciate that and am glad you like it!!! :D

    – Anthony McCracken

  • wormink
    worminkabout 2 years ago

    great drool enjoy and create

  • Thank you!! :))

    – Anthony McCracken

  • Kanages Ramesh
    Kanages Rameshabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations!!!

    View GALLERY Here

  • Thank you so very much for the feature and continued support!!!!! :D

    – Anthony McCracken

  • Beth Alcala
    Beth Alcalaabout 2 years ago

    That’s bad ass! ;D

  • Haha, thanks so much, Beth!!! Glad you like it! :D

    – Anthony McCracken

  • ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђєℓℓσ
    ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђ...about 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature nicely done and presented

  • Thanks very much!! I really appreciate it, very nice of you!! :)))

    – Anthony McCracken

  • Curt Vinson
    Curt Vinsonabout 2 years ago

    Perfect! Damn dude!

  • I really appreciate that, thanks so much!! :D

    – Anthony McCracken

  • Donna19
    Donna19about 2 years ago


    Congratulations, excellent work my friend. Loved your description.

  • Thanks so much Donna!! Thank you for the feature!!! I’m so glad you liked it, and the description (people don’t usually mention that) and I really appreciate everything :)))

    – Anthony McCracken

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 2 years ago

    !

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!.
    You have been featured in “THE PEN & INK CORNER”

  • Thanks very much Lisa!!!! I’m so thankful for the continued support and deeply appreciate it!!! :D

    – Anthony McCracken

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 2 years ago


    Congratulations! You’ve been featured in Finks of Inks!

  • Thanks SO much Lisa!!! I’m honored and so glad you liked it!!! Thanks for the support :D

    – Anthony McCracken

  • DriftingAudrey
    DriftingAudreyabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much!!! I loved the challenge and look forward to more! :))

    – Anthony McCracken

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