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(Updated) The final rendered ink drawing, based on the concept the client liked the best. Done with fine liners and biro, and slightly touched up in Photoshop CC with my Wacom tablet. I know this isn't really the usual depiction of the old Lovecraft legend but was fun to do a bit of a different take on the concept. Have been taking it back to traditional a bit lately and getting some fun ink and biro illustrations and commissions done. 

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Cthulhu - Concept 4 by AustenMengler Cthulhu - Concept 03 by AustenMengler Cthulhu - Concept 02 by AustenMengler Cthulhu - Concept 01 by AustenMengler
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WendigoMoon's avatar
This is awesome!
MikesScribbles's avatar
I like your interpretation of C'thulu.
 I have thought about doing a contest based on C'thulu as a young, pre-dead dieity.
Pentacoil's avatar
All hail lord Cthulhu
JohnMBlaz's avatar
Cthulhu's been hitting the bricks for the last few aeons.
AustenMengler's avatar
Haha! He's a tank!
Amon-Rukh's avatar
This looks really good!  I love the flabby textures around the head and neck!
Khasdannyanlord's avatar
our lord and master!!!
Theshyglaceon's avatar
Very nice job on those talons, makes him look more menacing than usual depictions.
Bazodan's avatar
Look at that fat jolly squid!
NicoleTaps's avatar
gorgeous art! 
jamestheterrible's avatar
let me guess...the flying spaghetti monster! :p
GeneralEcchi's avatar
that is messed up !
Rickterscyth's avatar
Another amazing artwork.
Exeidur's avatar
Nice work! Really good lines :D
sandcastler's avatar
Fantastic work! I like how you drew the wings & their membranes. The webbing between the fingers and toes looks awesome!! The fingerwebs would've looked cool extended to the fingertips!
MaryCountsTheWalls's avatar
Really nice! I like the texture you gave him!
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JurajVronka's avatar
As a fan of H.P.Lovecrafts tales, universe and the cthulhu mythos, and a huge fan of yours, this is awesome!
AustenMengler's avatar
Awesome! Thank you! :)
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* ¡Fantástico trabajo! Lo hemos destacado dentro de la carpeta "Featured nº5 o Destacados nº 5" en Special-Groups. (Es la carpeta donde se exhiben los mejores trabajos del grupo).

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* Fantastic work! Featured in Special-Groups in folder Featured nº 5. (Best works of the group). 
 
the self portrait Gold Medal Emote
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