“The Sleep of Reason Produces Weak Monsters”
explores the mind’s capacity even in times of sleep and rest, to generate monsters and fantasies also inventing new forms.
- Not only the sleep of reason, and so the lack of reasoning generates aberrations, but also the lack of rest and sleep.
It ‘also known that the higher the degree of reason and consciousness, the higher the peaks of the anguish and the depths of fear.
This above is the finished version of the ink drawing. First of color. In fact, the black and white already gives a dramatic halo to design, without losing impact and consistency. I still decided to color it: the red and its various shades make it more dreamy and disturbing.