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It's the twins from The Shining. Scariest movie ever :)

Painted in GIMP.
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another110's avatar

They look eerily realistic... Really cool!

JohnPiper's avatar
HerMajestyVB's avatar
So awesome!! Really love the effect you used!! :heart:
KaiteElBean's avatar
I have to disagree, The Exorcist is scariest movie ever.
But it is more disturbing than scary I guess.
But The Shining is definatley up there, along with The Ring.
Awsome pic!
isaacwilson's avatar
You did an awesome job with that! I love that movie.
Pypmannetjies's avatar
Very nice. Cool effect! Did you use a filter?
shalpin's avatar
I'm not sure I understand - is the effect the coarseness? That was just because I was working with a jagged brush. It was one I'd made from scanning some paint strokes and it's one of my favorites. In some places I made the brush smaller and used the ink tool to do detail, but in others I just left it rough.

I may have duplicated the layer and set the upper one to overlay to intensify the colors (possibly putting a gaussian blur on the upper layer too).
Pypmannetjies's avatar
Yep, I meant the paint effect, sorry! I usually do the overlay/multiply blurred layer effect too. Works marvels!
Lometari's avatar
Creepy movie. 'Come play with us'
BMcCue7's avatar
This was the scariest image of the movie, despite the inspired performance by Jack Nicholson.

I like your treatment of it.
rothmir's avatar
Great picture - Yeah the Shinings creepy as hell - you've captured the movies essence well here :thumbsup:
primulatook's avatar
a very spooky movie!
well done...
CreepySeb's avatar
Actually, the Gradey's weren't twins.

It's a common misconception.
Adoradora's avatar
Hmmm, maybe I shouldn't have :+fav:ed this... If it ever appears in my 'Random Favourites' when I load up my gallery, I may just have a heart attack.

Good to see you painting again. 'Cause ya know, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...
RTyson's avatar
ooh yeah, you've really captured the essence of the twins.....creepy!
shalpin's avatar
I started to "bake" you a cake, but it all went a bit naff and I threw it away. But it's the thought that counts, right? :) Belated happy annibirthday.
RTyson's avatar
thanks! and I thought about eating it...but it's just not the same somehow :)
tekmeb's avatar
Agreed with Jonas,it's really spooky!Great drawing.
jonas-took's avatar
Yikes, You make them look very spooky! Great work.
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