Try as he might, Hateball can't quite make the jump to attempting to convince you that he's a blackhooded fiend possessing of unknowable power and impossibly dark prowess. Plainly put, he is a professional professional possessing of a profound passion for possessing possessions. He excels at enthusiastically mining his own personal pop-culture zeitgeist (not really a thing) for awesome shit, andquite self-indulgentlycoming up with weird ways to say (relatively) unweird things.
Informed by everything from art nouveau and ukiyo-e woodblock printing, to the full-throttle art of SoCal's "kustom" car culture and the dynamic, self-assured aesthetics of comics, Ewing's work fuses his own creative explorations of perspective, color and space with classic, beloved imagery from rebellious American youth culture. He is as at home with vector based plotting and digital layout tools as he is with a brush & ink or a pot of graphite powder: Brian Ewing is an artists' artist.
Shub Zeroth is a love letter written to HP Lovecraft and Hunter S. Thompson. He is an attempt at discreetly Vonnegutian satire that willbest caseonly sort of make sense. He is a celebration of the un-.
He is all of these things and none of these things. He is from the outside. Iä! Ever thy praises and abundance to He, From Beyond.