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Seputusnemorosus cariosus
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Published: December 18, 2004
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deep below the surface of forests, in dark wormhole-like tunnels, live these fellows. they make their homes in among fibrous structures that may once have been roots of trees, but are now dead.

at night, they venture up towards the surface, and are occasionally brave enough to dart a long bony hand out of a hole in the ground to grab some decaying leaves or fungus, which they use as both bedding and food. as a result of this, they have this awful mushroomy smell, and occassionally suffer from fungus spores growing under their skin, causing tumours which then errupt into foul-smelling boils.

dead birds and snails are a delicacy, as are eggs and amphibians. they wait for these items to become rancid, then hunt for them by smell. bones and shells are then used as adornment on the long pointed hats (carved from spongey fungus) these creatures wear.
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ekiami's avatar
This face is so catchy, and interesting. These big hands frighten me the most.
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You know ... without the eyes , It could've been scary like shit ... but still it's good :clap:
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This is one of the most beautiful piece of Art that i have seen!!! Compliments!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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BoggleboyProfessional Traditional Artist
Jumpin' Jiminey Crickets!!!! If I see one o' these in the woods on my own meanderings, I will scream like a little 3yr old!!!!

:D Cool!!!!
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yeahap....great peace , Bro!....welldone here!...
anrenee's avatar
Wow, I mean, really wow!

:devilish: This is soooo freaky, soooo creepy, and soooooooooo cool!

Simply awesome! :wow:
miskis's avatar
hahaha..thats just freaking awesome. dark but he's so bizzarely cute! *shivers @ moths* uuhhgggg I HATE moths :D
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really? i love moths. heh. they're so...fluttery. and brown.
miskis's avatar
haha..yes really..well, it's more a phobia then hate lol..:hmm: they freak me out.
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Awesome work!

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thankyou so very much! :-)
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MayYeoProfessional Filmographer
This is really creppy... But strangely nice at same time. Odd and sweet, I must say. The face of that creature has some charm. The thing I love the most is how you added all those insects :)
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thankyou. :-) yes, i'm rather fond of insects
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michanHobbyist General Artist
*_* great picture i love it
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thejackbullHobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my word...thats i brilliant, yet creepy. If i ever saw one of these in the woods, id never leave my room ever again!
rewston's avatar
i just LOVE the composition of this, and that face...its a great pic!
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thankyou so much! and thaks for the fav! :D
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TeriStearnsHobbyist General Artist
I love how the face looks almost wooden, itself. I love the details that frame the picture, and the color pallet you chose is perfect: just warm enough...just cold enough...and just dark enough. Great job!
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