Surreal absurd gothic art & custom prints.

London, United Kingdom

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Sonia Tibacov

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About DrakulaApproved

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On Etsy since 2016

Hand painted jewellery. Beelzebub approved, paraben-free.

Transylvanian artist working full time in London. Drakula 100% authentic and organic.

Surreal, dark art and plenty of creatures.

My inspiration is femininity, nature, a deep dark place in my subconscious and my pet beetles.


Shop members

  • Sonia

    Owner, Creator, Marketer

    Duties include: painting, sculpting, taking care of beetles.

Production partners

  • Mixam

    London, England

    A lovely printing company that does custom zines and other products,

  • SwiftPrintUK

    Colchester, England

    A UK company that does excellent printing!

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Last updated on Jun 25, 2020
Frequently asked questions
Gift wrapping and packaging

If you wish to send something as a gift, I would be more than happy to gift wrap it for you and can even include a written message for the receiver on your part.

Custom and personalised orders

If you like a certain piece but would like something custom made for you, please send me a private message explaining what you would like and I will let you know if it's something I can make and how long it would take. If it's all good and payment is sent, I will make the order and post it tracked, but please note that for some items processing time might be delayed depending on what supplies I need to order and how long they take to arrive.

Sizing details

If you desire a certain length for a chain or necklace, I am happy to shorten or add length to what I have available.
Please let me know if you have an allergy to any kind of metal - if you send me a message I can let you know if I can replace metal parts with alternatives.
This might also involve a longer processing time if I need to order certain supplies, but if you don't mind waiting I will gladly find an alternative for you.

Care instructions

My artwork is usually glued to a frame and covered in glass or resin so it is waterproof. That being said, I have quite a few pieces made with lace or fabrics and I wouldn't recommend getting them very wet. They should be stored in a cool dry place, so please keep away from damp areas.

Please avoid scratching glass/resin that protects the artwork, so please don't store right next to anything with sharp corners/edges.

Creating the artwork.

Each painted piece is one of a kind, painted by hand, and although I use reference images for the anatomy of animals, skulls, etc., the overall image and design is from my imagination.