The name of Kristin Tercek's website says it all: Cuddly Rigor Mortis. Tercek paints a range of odd but endearing characters that often find themselves in scrapes or less than pleasant situations, such as being slimed by a snail. A little orange boy has been decapitated; a beehive boy hangs uncomfortably, crying honey tears. Large oval heads balance on tiny bodies, as characters that grow from nonpareils, birthday cakes and other foodstuffs take on the world. And lose.
Artist: Kristin Tercek