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Barnabas Collins - Vampyre

By jimkilroy
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Graphite, Watercolor, Oil, & Photography pieced together in Photoshop CS2.

The wings were made out of twigs which were tied together with jute twine.

I should have just painted this on a canvas but, I haven't tinkered with Photoshop in a long time & I need the practice.
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2500x2500px 6.26 MB
© 2012 - 2020 jimkilroy
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stramp1a's avatar
This is Fabulous! Excellant stitching mulitiple techniques! I give you two 10's!!!

blueislandboy2's avatar
looks like an old fresco
SantiagoSoulmate1994's avatar
Jeez...this is so freaking creepy and kick-ass it makes me want to run around like a mad woman!
aliencatx's avatar
I love this, reminds me of something one would find in an occult book
Susan-Petersen-Roper's avatar
This is so good and so crreeeeeeppppy! When I first saw the wings in a smaller image I thought they were bat skeleton wings, the twigs gave it a more primitive feel though. Great job!
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This. Is. AMAZING!!!!! I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO keen for this movie! Can't wait! This is amazing! I love it! :D
ShadeOPale's avatar
Mere words fail me...The mediums which you have chosen combine effortlessly to give this a completeness without being complete--if that makes any sense. Based on what I see here, I think it is fine to be left as is, but that is your decision, as to whether you want to add more to this composition. This is an extraordinary piece; in particular, the inclusion of the twined twigs as bat wings. What grabbed my immediate attention, however, was the detail work of the cloak--how the left hand is half-covered by the sleeve's cuff--and the stiffly dripping points of the shirt's collar and cravat: the raggedness of line suggests age and a deterioration of the grave clothes themselves. Then there is the background coloration...scratches, scribbles, flecks of color, each nuanced with precision. Forgive me for asking, but is that a side-long gaze, or did you intend that his eyes be white orbs? Either way, it is spectacularly spooky. Exquisitely crafted.
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Wow this is so original! This looks utterly amazing! You should be proud of yourself, this is really good.
DianaCandelario's avatar
U should have definetly have been on the top ten. I still love this art awesome.
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It was only 50% finished & I was not expecting to win. I have been kicking myself for the past couple of days for uploading this piece.

I'll get around to finishing it in a couple of months.

Thanks again for your comments Diana.
DianaCandelario's avatar
Finished or not its awesome. And your very welcome. Would love to see it when its finished. Saw some of your work. Its fantastic.
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omg this is brilliant
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Thanks senseijade!
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NihiloNeko's avatar
That is freaky-awesome :D
Good luck!
inuko93's avatar
Great job, this is really awesome! :D Good luck in the contest!
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Thanks inuko93
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You're welcome :3
Vibraven333's avatar
Very cool sir! Love the feel of it. Has a tarot card vibe to me
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Thank you Vibraven333
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The texture in your artowrk is amazing. Trolling your gallery now!
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