THINGS ARE AFOOT. With strategically-placed censors, but c’est la vie.
I spent way too much time looking at other illustrators’ works for this (as opposed to actually getting work done, oops), but sometimes you just have to spend an hour or two swearing loudly about how beautiful Berni Wrightson’s illustrations from Frankenstein are, okay? Okay.
(The reference dump/pinterest board will go live if/when this piece gets finished, for those interested!)