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Published: August 30, 2014
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Mask centipedes hunt for sleeping couples. They slip through open mouth and eat one human, leaving the face intact in case the other person wakes up. In the morning, they use the face to invade the second human through a posed kiss. They leave not a smallest stain behind. I suppose they'll end up in one of my stories some day.

Tools: Ink, watercolour, white gel-pen on 20x22 cm watercolour paper.
Music: Marco Beltrami - Rain 
Elsewhere: Please don't repost on tumblr, here's a link to my post.
Prints: available here.

Commission info | Website | Tumblr | Prints


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Image size
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IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon PowerShot A710 IS
Shutter Speed
1/251 second
Aperture
F/4.0
Focal Length
23 mm
Date Taken
Aug 30, 2014, 2:27:21 PM
Sensor Size
1mm
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Little-Beasty's avatar
Little-BeastyHobbyist Writer
This is beautiful painting featuring a tragic and horrifying way to die.
Oskrosu's avatar
reminds me a beatiful person i know...
mmpratt99's avatar
mmpratt99Professional General Artist
.I am not a fan of those multi-legged things and this beautiful work makes me even more fearful of these godawful things.
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STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
I'm not a fan of those either.
mmpratt99's avatar
mmpratt99Professional General Artist
They've been known to hunt mice, even bats>  
www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6H0lu…

Hopefully, they won't evolve into something similar to the mask centipedes.
STelari's avatar
STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
Yes, I'm quite aware of what they do.
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mmpratt99Professional General Artist
Anyway, great work.  Really horrifying and original story.
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SuliriumFeatured
Have been enjoying your storybook style artwork. Some of it is cozy, some mysterious, some slightly disturbing, and this one is positively terrifying! The irony of the title is perfect... I really like all the twisting black lines of the hair, and how at first it seems like just someone sleeping until you see those creepy-crawly "hands". And then there is the coziness of the bed sheets and pillow, which in contrast just makes it all the more disturbing... Your story below adds another dimension that complements the image fantastically. I think I like this one particularly because it leaves so much to the imagination, the gruesome event is not shown, only suggested, like the way the sheets are drawn it gives the impression that you might be able to see under them but you don't really see anything... Enough to make me shudder... Great stuff!
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STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much, I'm glad to hear that!
Sulirium's avatar
You're most welcome! But most of all thank You for sharing your beautifully inspired art. The unfortunate editing to the comment was just to correct a word, I think it was understood but hey, compliment is not complement, the comment as a whole would be a compliment to your artwork, but the story of mask centipedes 'complements' the image, that's what I meant to say Wink/Razz 
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darkallegiance666Professional Traditional Artist
I really like the idea of mask centipedes, but this picture is a great image of somebody sleeping, even without the great back-story. Really beautiful work!!
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STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you :heart:
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25percentProfessional Digital Artist
Mask centipedes! A brilliant concept, Sylwia. A fabulous illustration.
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STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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zexxx13Professional Interface Designer
... nice illustration ... :)
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STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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zexxx13Professional Interface Designer
... np ... :)
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bigartisteArtHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is really creepy! Very well done!
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STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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bigartisteArtHobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome!
Entenn's avatar
One of my favorites! ;)
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STelariProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks Mate (:
MaiJim's avatar
Gorgeous!!! Absolutely love it! 
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