DECEMBER 2014 COLOR OF THE MONTH – The 4th of twelve shades in the “Mythical Monsters” year theme! (previous COTMs include Gryphon, Cthulhu and Qilin) SHOP KRAMPUS!
Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Christmas season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts. Krampus is said to capture particularly naughty children in his sack and carry them away to his lair. Krampus is represented as a beast-like creature, generally demonic in appearance. The creature has roots in Germanic folklore; however, its influence has spread far beyond German borders.” (source Wikipedia)
Color Description: Krampus is a shifty one- it’s a cool greyed blue that sometimes shifts more blue, while other times more purple. It has a soft aqua iridescence and brilliant red sparks! Our Krampus is ironically vegan AND lip safe!
My visual inspiration for the color is the extremely strange and twisted vintage postcards depicting the Krampus, you can view a mash-up of them here on Buzzfeed