Jessica Fortner – Eine Kleine Krampusnachtmusik

Eine Kleine Krampusnachtmusik by Jessica Fortner

The Krampus is a demonic creature who accompanies St. Nicholas during Christmas to punish bad children. Feared by the children of Eastern Europe, Krampus is known to thrash the bad ones with birch branches, and is liable to scoop them into his basket for a short trip to the underworld!

His grim legend was is the theme for the Krampusnacht 2010 show at Resistor gallery in Toronto. Shown here is Jessica Fortner’s Krampus illustration titled “Eine Kleine Krampusnachtmusik”.

For process pics and photos of the Krampusnacht 2010 opening night check Jessica’s blog

Jessica Fortner

Jessica Fortner is an illustrator from Toronto, Canada, focusing on editorial, advertising and children’s illustration. She works in both traditional and digital media. Jessica’s illustrations have appeared in publications such as Juxtapoz, Digital Arts, Harvard Business Review and The New York Times, as well, she has been considered one of HOW’s Top 10 Sites for Designers and featured on Communication Arts: Fresh.

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