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The Secret of Nimh
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Published: April 13, 2017
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A pretty big movie for me growing up. The Great Owl and the cat "Dragon" had to be some of the most intimidating animated characters to ever see the screen. The birdcage escape scene makes me anxious to even think about. Great film.

This homage and Land Before Time have been on my to-draw list for a very long time.

• Any cartoons that scared you as a child??

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grazatt's avatar
Who the hell names their cat Dragon?
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Yu-Gi-Nos|Student General Artist
This is an AWESOME Secret of NIMH image! I love it! This is my favorite movie!!!
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Nectp|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I loved the 1980s kids movies, they felt grander in scale than what we have nowadays.
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Dear-Hime|Hobbyist Artist
so many memories tied together in one beautiful picture 
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Loved this film! Still have it on DVD.

Another one that scared me (though not animated) was The Dark Crystal. The Skeksis especially
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DaisyAzuras|Hobbyist General Artist
Still a great film even in this day and age of realistic computer imaging.
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rubyrouge649|Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, you integrated so many things about the movie into this picture and yet, it doesn't feel cluttered or busy. Everybody is so well-drawn and I love how you are immediately drawn to the light of Mrs. Brisby in the middle. Beautifully done! :heart:
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Spirit-of-Fire-Hao10|Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is an awesome movie.
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ZiddersRoofurry|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh gosh. This is my most favorite film ever. This is so beautiful. I'm crying happy I love this so much. <3 <3 
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TheSkyPack|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just love that movie so much! I hope one day they will make a part two... Or a live action film! 030
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Kibousama|Hobbyist General Artist
I love this movie and i love this piece of art ! It's amazing !
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Rhinehalt|Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful! I still have this great movie.
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Even without seeing the caption, I recognized 'The Secret of Nimh'. A fine movie based on a good story. Excellent artwork, lively colours. Possibly Don Bluth's finest work.
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LostGryphin|Hobbyist Photographer
Incredible work!
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souz-infinityofmind|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful drawing! My first favourite cartoon when I was a little girl ^^
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Tenntakk|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've watched this movie when I was little. It was a really cool movie. I think if I remember correctly the part that scared me was probably when they showed the scene where the rats got experimented on(?) I can't remember what happened all that well. Oh I also watched all The Land Before Time movies too. TLBT was my favorite when I was little :3

Also THIS IS A VERY COOL artwork. :D
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CombotheBeehen|Hobbyist General Artist
Those old times! ;____;
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Ho-ly fuckin picture ever. No idea how ya pulled that off, but Nuu Nuu Nuu Nuu Nuu 
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Neil-lizotte|Professional Traditional Artist
So many great elements from the movie nestled into this creation, wonderfully done.

Cartoons that scared me? Yeah, for some reason the Last Unicorn sat uneasy with me as a child.
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Always love to see uncommon fanart.  This movie scared the crap outta me, the whole Owl scene x_x
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DenisDlugas| Digital Artist
AWESOME!!! :eager: :love:
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