/r/ImaginaryMonsters

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Pictorial art of monsters from the past or present, such as angels, demons, strange WTF creatures, drooling brutes, innocent-looking oddities, mythical hybrids, an image from a bestiary, etc. Yes, you can submit drawings of your own imaginary monsters.

We strongly encourage the crediting of artists by their real name.

The Imaginary Network:

r/ImaginaryCharacters

r/ImaginaryLandscapes

r/ImaginaryMonsters

r/ImaginaryTechnology

A multi-reddit of The Imaginary Network


Pictorial art of monsters from the past or present, such as angels, demons, strange WTF creatures, drooling brutes, innocent-looking oddities, mythical hybrids, an image from a bestiary, etc. Perhaps your submission will inspire an illustrator or comic-book artist. Yes, you can submit drawings of your own imaginary monsters :) No photos, please.


No AI art

Please credit the artist by their real name and link to source. Please take 5 minutes to use Google Image Search or TinEye

Use the actual title of the artwork: Don't retitle an artist's piece, even if the relation between the title and the piece is unintuitive. Do not create a title for an untitled piece either.

No links to collections of wallpapers or a portfolio: Please link to one image, and post a link to the gallery in the comments

Self-submissions: Flair reserved for artists posting their own work (Original Content/'OC'): Click the word 'flair' under your post's title then click 'Self-submission' and Save. Leave a comment about your piece. Warning: Self-promotion without community engagement may result in a ban.

3 submissions max. every 24 hours

No shortened URLs

Reposts of submissions already posted to this subreddit are OK after 8 months

No politics, including sexual politics

No subreddit marketing

No obvious Card art

Moderators may remove posts/comments at their discretion


Reddit alumnus hueypriest said Imaginary Monsters is "awesome" in a comment about mentioning it on reddit's blog and alumna cupcake1713 says it's "one of the creepiest subreddits"


Header image: a crop of "Corak The Hunter" by Philip Herman


Requests: For payable requests, try r/HungryArtists, r/ArtStore, r/DesignJobs or Dribbble. Or you can search the deviantArt Job offers or Services forums. For casual requests, try r/picrequests


Friends: r/Art - all things art related, post what inspires you; r/CharacterDrawing - for fans of role-playing games; r/Comicbookart - an appreciation of the art form; r/DeviantArt - share your work and the work of others; r/drawing - for artists who particularly enjoy drawing; r/Painting - painting methods, techniques, and tips; r/SpecArt - Explore the visual aspects of imagined worlds; r/Wallpapers; r/WTFArt - experimental and unusual art


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/r/ImaginaryMonsters

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Creature Journal 60 - The Sacrissian

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2023/12/02
03:09 UTC

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Sunset Haul (Art and character by me - AkKik!)

0 Comments
2023/12/02
01:29 UTC

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The Puppeteer, 2023, by me

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2023/12/02
00:55 UTC

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"Cantankerton's conspiracy theories" by Novabuttz

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2023/12/01
19:58 UTC

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Random Emoji challenge by Brahim Bensehoul

10 Comments
2023/12/01
17:15 UTC

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The One in Darkness by Yuki Sato

4 Comments
2023/12/01
16:11 UTC

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Illustration by Jens Claessens

4 Comments
2023/12/01
13:41 UTC

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Minotaur barbarian that I had the chance to bring to life. (More info in the comments!)

4 Comments
2023/12/01
11:32 UTC

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Eye Fingers Beast by Alex Palma

5 Comments
2023/12/01
10:38 UTC

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Sylvan Protector by Nino Is

1 Comment
2023/12/01
10:30 UTC

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Infected by Leonardo Wyrnist

2 Comments
2023/12/01
00:22 UTC

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Works done during November!

5 Comments
2023/11/30
18:35 UTC

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[OC] Doodle

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2023/11/30
18:01 UTC

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Uncle, how to get to the beautiful country? by Xiaoyu Wang

10 Comments
2023/11/30
17:06 UTC

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Azathoth

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2023/11/30
16:36 UTC

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Golden Kurma by ME

2 Comments
2023/11/30
12:51 UTC

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Tentacle Glutton by Alex Palma

8 Comments
2023/11/30
12:01 UTC

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Home by Denis Zhbankov

2 Comments
2023/11/30
11:55 UTC

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Help Each Other Grow, Acrylic on Canvas, Marcos Alvarado, 2023.

1 Comment
2023/11/30
11:40 UTC

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The Window by Gerasimos Kolokas

1 Comment
2023/11/30
10:16 UTC

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choose you character

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2023/11/29
22:42 UTC

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Deep One by Brenton Smith

1 Comment
2023/11/29
21:33 UTC

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the lovers by me

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2023/11/29
19:31 UTC

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Kraken vs. ship. Wet charcoal and pastels by me.

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2023/11/29
17:45 UTC

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Ȃ̸͕̗ň̵͕̤ǵ̴̨e̶͇̾͊l̷̠͝ş̶̪̑ part 3 by Murgoten

9 Comments
2023/11/29
16:07 UTC

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[OC] The Omnissiah touch, me, digital, 2023

2 Comments
2023/11/29
14:38 UTC

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Verglas Muridae by ME

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2023/11/29
12:37 UTC

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Inuit giant Inukpak by Jim Nelson

7 Comments
2023/11/29
10:11 UTC

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I painted a wendigo!

3 Comments
2023/11/28
19:56 UTC

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K is for the Kraken

0 Comments
2023/11/28
19:09 UTC

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