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Joshua - Ghost by PetboyJoshua Joshua - Ghost by PetboyJoshua
He's got no eyes, but somehow, you feel like he's staring at you.

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I was a lot inspired by asian ghost stories when I first imagined Joshua's look, but I realized recently that I actually never drew him as some sort of ghost.
I know a few people who think that I'm scary as hell, thanks to the pale skin and the "I've got no face" stuff. This is for them.

I tried to keep the shading and lineart really simple for that one, I like how it came out, though.
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Looking at this portrait reminds me of several Japanese horror movies. It especially reminds me of Ju-On: The Grudge. There is a vacant look in his face, extremely expressive while also blank at the same time. There is a wonderful dichotomy in the simple and yet complex expression in the drawing. It feels like there is a playful expression, though that could be implied having seen other drawings of Joshua. Whenever I see a drawing or photograph of the pet boy there are two emotions that I see. I see an accepting sadness knowing there is no escape from his bondage, but there is also a devilish playfulness knowing that he can use his bondage for his own use. This blank expression conveys more emotion and dialogue then many detailed facial drawings.
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Aleakim-Selphorian Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
*blinks*

It is worth the time-drain of Tumblr, if it leads me to people like you.

This is awesome; the concept, the art, the photographs in other sections of your gallery.

Just make sure you mind your manners so you don't get locked away...We would miss you!
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MysticDreamerZero Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Japanese ghosts are honestly the scariest ones in the entire world lol
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PupLeo Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
ohhh, spooky. lol
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leeloo-lynxwolf-22 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Student Writer
so creppy :giggle:...i LOVE IT heehee so well done and yes...makes me think ghost so good one :clap: :D
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