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Reading the Necronomicon

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A young investigater reads the dreaded tome. Are the tenticals looming behind him or growing out of his back?
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418x640px 126.93 KB
Make
Concord Camera Corp.
Model
Eye-Q 4060 AF
Shutter Speed
1/129 second
Aperture
F/6.1
Focal Length
10 mm
Date Taken
Nov 24, 2003, 4:30:08 AM
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schizoknight12's avatar
How can he read with no eyes? jk. I too feel like tentacles grip my mind when I read Lovecraft's work. So far the Dunwich Horror has gripped me like a fever but Call of Cthulhu is something I had to read three times just out of some indescribable force pulling my thoughts to it like some infernal gravity.
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You seem to get it! :D

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Featured in my journal - [link]
Hope you don't mind (:
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I dont mind at all. Thanks for the feature.
klownhed's avatar
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
MartinSilvertant's avatar
Beautiful atmosphere!
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fleshnfangs's avatar
All hail Lovecraft,great drawing,really sums up the feel and atmosphere of the stories.keep it up.
sorrowking's avatar
Thanks again! Lovecraft is the biggest influence on my art (Apart from visual artist obviously) Once he's in your head there's no getting rid of him
Nemesis12's avatar
This does his writing justice.
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Nemesis12's avatar
You're welcome again.
MrEBlack's avatar
Lovecraft would be proud.
sorrowking's avatar
That is probably the best comment I have had on this piece. Thanks!
MrEBlack's avatar
I know what you mean. Its like pulling teeth to get people to say something around here. You do great work. Keep it up.
The-Russian's avatar
Really great kind of somber emotion to this piece, if that makes any sense. I love it, nice work.
sorrowking's avatar
Thanks! I was going for a sense of gloom
donnaquinn's avatar
I love the darkness of this piece. The shading is really good, mate. The tentcles make for a really, really interesting composition too, almost with an odd sense of symmetry in the top half.
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Thanks! I decided to keep the tenticles within the frame of the picture for that reason
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