when asked what i wanted to be when i grew up i did not respond with the typical 'vet!' or 'teacher!', instead i was determined to work for the fabulously bizarre, Tim Burton. with classics like the nightmare before christmas, sweeney todd, edward scissorhands, batman returns, beetlejuice, big fish and alice in wonderland there was no way i couldn't be inspired to work for such a mastermind.
to honor his work and get in the spirit for halloween- here are some pics from the september 2009 harper's bazaar editorial: