Children are often beset by irrational fears; monsters under the bed, being abandoned after your father meets a perky stewardess on a business trip to Southeast Asia...monsters under the stairs. Artfully bringing most of those fears to life, Imps and Monsters.
Turning out tees/paintings/prints/toys that feature cartoonishly-frightful, well, imps and monsters (whose fright potential's often undercut by their quirkily-adorable domesticity), I&M's an art collection/webstore created by a prolific freelance designer/illustrator outta Snohomish after he inherited some painting supplies from his gramps, who clearly put him first in the will. Wall-artiness ranges in subject matter from signature monsters (Reunion, which shows a shaggy-headed Sasquatch running into the arms of an almost mirror image Yeti), to robots (Touring the City, where a smiling droid's pulling a bird in a red wagon), to pop-culture tributes like Spare Parts, in which four Jawas lug Darth Vader's body across Tatooine -- "Luke, I am your (bantha) fodder". Wearable art includes Nesting (boasting a bird living in the skull of a hanging victim); Alice, who is peering over her shoulder at Wonderland's denizens while clutching the Cheshire Cat; and the small boy/big monster depicting Jabberwocky, which includes the full text of the Lewis Carroll poem, something the artist claims has been his favorite since high school, but that's just nonsense.
Because 2D is sooo pre-Avatar, there's also a toy collection that includes a deer/Vader hybrid Darth Denizen, skate decks arted with a range of I&M's characters, and the sullenly-visaged 4" Emo Kid, who suffers from myriad irrational fears, most of which involve running out of your jet-set stepmom's eyeliner.