The Urbane Monster by ~minlshaw on deviantART
If you're going to explore horror films, at some point you are inevitably led to Frankenstein and its equally iconic sequel, Bride of Frankenstein. There is a terrifically surreal scene in the latter in which The Creature visits a blind hermit and is introduced to such vices as cigars and wine. So, I awoke this morning thinking of that scene and felt compelled to dash off a sketch that probably falls more under "inspired by" than "based upon," as I don't believe The Creature is shown in this pose or from this angle at all in the film, and I'm certain the furniture was different entirely. I referenced photos of Boris Karloff for the gist of The Creature's face, but as with my Count Dracula sketch, I didn't really set out to capture the actor's specific likeness. I did make a point to have The Creature holding his stogie European-style, as that's how Boris Karloff held his smokes.
P.S.: You'll see in the labels that I tagged this photo with "Frankenstein." I thought about tagging it as "The Creature," but that's awfully vague and I figured it was more forward-thinking to have a "Frankenstein" label for future posts that deal with that mythology.
P.P.S.: It's hard to believe this is the first time I've posted anything about the "Frankenstein" mythology!