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Nightmare-001 by Cosmic-Riptide Nightmare-001 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 3 1 Lapidot Valentine2017 by Cosmic-Riptide Lapidot Valentine2017 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 15 7 Pumpkin16 by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin16 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 30 14 Pumpkin15A by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin15A :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 9 4 Pumpkin15B by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin15B :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 4 3 Pumpkin14 by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin14 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 6 4 Pumpkin13 by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin13 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 2 3 Splinter - Fangs by Cosmic-Riptide Splinter - Fangs :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 5 5 Love Cocoon Valentine 2012-13 by Cosmic-Riptide Love Cocoon Valentine 2012-13 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 13 5 Pumpkin 12 by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin 12 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 51 5 Cat Sketch by Cosmic-Riptide Cat Sketch :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 5 6 Pumpkin 11 by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin 11 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 22 6 Valentine 11 by Cosmic-Riptide Valentine 11 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 8 3 Pumpkin 10 by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin 10 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 21 9 Pumpkin 09 by Cosmic-Riptide Pumpkin 09 :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 10 3 Jason Frudnick by Cosmic-Riptide Jason Frudnick :iconcosmic-riptide:Cosmic-Riptide 9 8


Princess peach cat-FANART :D by xdtopsu01 Princess peach cat-FANART :D :iconxdtopsu01:xdtopsu01 1,658 25 Bowsette by dokinana Bowsette :icondokinana:dokinana 342 3 Bend Your Knees To The Brain Tease [Video] by Commoddity Bend Your Knees To The Brain Tease [Video] :iconcommoddity:Commoddity 803 100 swim suit Callie by rongs1234 swim suit Callie :iconrongs1234:rongs1234 483 30 Janine Melnitz by rongs1234 Janine Melnitz :iconrongs1234:rongs1234 350 42 Judgidot by gunmouth Judgidot :icongunmouth:gunmouth 107 7 Stickers 115 by R-no71
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Samus Returns by radd Samus Returns :iconradd:radd 12 1 Patreon sketches 11 by Karbo Patreon sketches 11 :iconkarbo:Karbo 1,067 65 pericopter 2.0 by MrsDrPepper pericopter 2.0 :iconmrsdrpepper:MrsDrPepper 276 5 Xmas with the Most Interesting Foo in the World by Phraggle Xmas with the Most Interesting Foo in the World :iconphraggle:Phraggle 74 46 Tomb, you say? by Lushminda Tomb, you say? :iconlushminda:Lushminda 592 15 Pizza Time Theatre by Kosperry Pizza Time Theatre :iconkosperry:Kosperry 16,700 1,696 Lets kick it by Gazzycakes Lets kick it :icongazzycakes:Gazzycakes 38 19 Video chat by kohirasan Video chat :iconkohirasan:kohirasan 544 23 BETA by kohirasan BETA :iconkohirasan:kohirasan 507 15



When I was very young (three or so) I used to have a reoccurring nightmare. I dreamt that I would wake up in the middle of the night, wander downstairs, and switch on the TV in our pitch black living room. There I would sit and watch a Claymation show about a blue eyed, pumpkin-headed, boy playing outside by himself. Moments later a tall, lanky, old man would enter the scene bearing a toy, and beckoning to the boy with a finger the two would wander off-screen together. The scene would then cut the a close-up of the boys dismembered body, focusing on his face. His eyes would fall out of his head, at which point I’d wake up terrified, run down the hall, and jump into my parents’ bed.


Looking back, the interesting thing about this reoccurring dream is that even though it always played out the same way, the old man always had a different toy, like he had to keep finding new ways to get the child to drop his guard. I believe there was one with a ball, one with a bike, another with a see-saw, etc.


The one that stands out most in my memory is the one where the toy was a swing. I believe I remember it so vividly because of the unnatural way the swing moved. The old man entered and later exited the screen while riding the swing, as if it were suspended from the arm of a moving crane. The swing itself never once swayed though, rather it stayed completely ridged.


This piece was meant to be for Halloween of 2016 when Channel Zero: Candle Cove” brought the memory racing back to the forefront of my mind. But seeing as October is always a hectically busy month for me, I wasn’t able to actually draw it until the following October.


Having moved into a second story apartment, I wasn’t able to have a Jack-o’-lantern this year (no place to put it outside, and our cat would have destroyed it if he was left alone with it) so I used the time I would have spent designing and carving a pumpkin to draw and mostly color this.  Then, time ran out again, and I only just now got around to finishing it.


The old man was less alien looking in my dream but no less creepy. I don’t remember much about his face (just that it was misshapen, and emotionless).

Textures are from save for the fingerprint which came from

A little pun I doodled in a couple Christmas cards this year.

Drawn in pencil, and colored in glitter gel pen.
For those who don't know, "I wanna hear you crunch!!" is a macro piece I did a few years ago... that can be found in the "Fantasy" section of my personal site ( ).  ...It's where my avatar comes from.

Anyway, it's now available as a 23 x 35 poster through CafePress for $22.99 (plus shipping)...

Incredibly anal and self-conscious of anything that bares my name, I took it upon myself to order one before making this announcement.

The image quality of these posters is truly above and beyond my expectations!  The line-work is crisp and smooth without any visible pixelation!!  The colors are rich and exactly as I intended.  And, with the exception of a tiny bit of cropping I had to do to the background (to make the image exactly 23 x 35), every detail is visible, right down to the tiny jet in the upper left corner.

These pictures do NOT do it justice...………

If you're a fan of this piece, now's your chance to not only own a copy for yourself, but to view it as originally intended... large, in your face, and fully detailed!!

(cheap-ass frame not included)
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Marc Radon
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Current Residence: NW Ohio
Favourite genre of music: I primarily like 80\'s music (yeah I know that\'s not a genre)...
Shell of choice: I\'m fond of both the \'Spiny\' and \'Magic\' varieties. ;)
Favourite cartoon character: Sanson (The Secret of Blue Water)


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Timmy-22222001 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2017
Almost forgot to mention from my long winded comment from before your pumpkin work you do is just insanely good.  Wish I could make my own Peridot Pumpkin for Halloween. ^O^

Cosmic-Riptide Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!

I don't see why you can't. You have the artistic ability, it just takes a little practice and experimentation.
Timmy-22222001 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017
You got that right there Cosmic.  But, if its for the greater of Pumpkin carving good, it must be practiced and perfected! ^O^

nickanater1 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Student Artist
:D thank you!
bobcatt Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
thanks ferhe fave..
Cosmic-Riptide Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the macro Cleo artwork! :D
bobcatt Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
done others just never posted em was working on 3d version
Cosmic-Riptide Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you stop working on it all together, or are you just taking a break from it (if you don't mind me asking)?
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M591 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hellu ^^
Cosmic-Riptide Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hiya! Thanks for the :+fav:!! B-)
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