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St. Gereon by ursulav St. Gereon by ursulav
The canonical St. Gereon was a martyred soldier who had his head chopped off. In the usual perverse way of saints, this makes him the patron in charge of migraine headaches (you invoke him to ward them off.)

I still don't know what this thing is, but I think its head hurts.

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Another of the uber mixed media, digital/traditional pieces. (They start digitally, get printed, sealed to board, and worked over with a variety of other media.) The original is 12 x 16 and for sale, prints can be ordered directly from Red Wombat Studio at [link]
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:icontypicallysunshine:
TypicallySunshine Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013
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:iconjojobopper17:
jojobopper17 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011
omg this is the cutes creature ever. i want a pet whatever this is.
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:iconmarge-kinson:
MaRge-KinSon Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
I don't have a clue what that is but I like it.
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:icontaren14:
Taren14 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Does he even have eyes?
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:iconmonstersandmayhem:
MonstersandMayhem Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010
That... is the creepiest thing i've ever seen.
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:iconsyche:
syche Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2010
aw i think that thing's kinda cute
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:iconsakerui-chan:
Sakerui-chan Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009
somatimes i wish i could do such thing with my face :D
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:iconinshadowz:
inshadowz Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2009
Just what I need for my migraines :)
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:iconevanilea:
evanilea Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Whatever it is, it's cute. It looks kinda like a goat with paws instead of hoofs.
I like 'im.
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:iconevalilith:
EvaLilith Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
O_O Its skin moves so much...

It's a really cute critter, though.
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:icontrish-the-stalker:
Trish-the-Stalker Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2009  Student General Artist
It looks like a horny tapir foetus.
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:iconcometeoraine:
cometeoraine Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2009
You are probably going to hate me for saying this, but his head looks like a waxed camel's foot (especially the nose part). HAVING SAID THAT, I LIKE IT A LOT! It's very cute.
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:iconpickledalice:
PickledAlice Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Its so amazing how you have black lines but it doesnt look like a "1-2-3 color me!" Book!
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:icontoxikomani:
Toxikomani Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009
aw poor thing
i think it's very cute :D
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:iconinfog:
Infog Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
I found your creature. :) [link]=PJnn-wMPU9w Its a pygmy jerboa!!
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:icongamehengraphics:
gamehengraphics Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Nice.
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:iconreshichan:
reshichan Featured By Owner May 31, 2009
cute mutant goat fetus with no eyes but plus one biiig migraine ^_^
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:iconheartmade:
heartmade Featured By Owner May 30, 2009
it looks like an infant rabbit lol
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:iconfabala2:
Fabala2 Featured By Owner May 29, 2009
...looks like the love child of a naked mole rat and a goat...
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:iconraharu26:
Raharu26 Featured By Owner May 29, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Reminds me of those hairless moles. I saw some at the San Diego zoo once...I couldn't believe my eyes, they're weird little critters. Nice pic though! =]
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:iconincompleteme:
IncompleteMe Featured By Owner May 29, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
I'm praying to this thing next time I get a migraine.
It's so cute! I love the disturbing factor.
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:iconmoronokimi:
MoroNoKimi Featured By Owner May 29, 2009
Awww, poor little thing.

I think my mother would pray to him daily XD
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:iconmarya666:
MaryA666 Featured By Owner May 29, 2009
can i adopt him?
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:iconskeletonamy:
SkeletonAmy Featured By Owner May 29, 2009
in a weird and scary way
this lil fella is cute...
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:iconglowworm56:
glowworm56 Featured By Owner May 29, 2009
THis is brilliantly cute!
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:icongodot-complex:
godot-complex Featured By Owner May 29, 2009   Photographer
beautiful!
If my book is ever to be published I will most certanly ask you for permission to put this on the cover! This fits the story perfectly!
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:iconsovaeart:
SovaeArt Featured By Owner May 29, 2009   Traditional Artist
The method you described seems a really interesting way to work. I don't think enough people combine digital with media in that reverse sort of way.
Great work!
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:iconwitcherkozacki:
WitcherKozacki Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
This is Grose..But Cute!
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:iconjm2-art:
JM2-art Featured By Owner May 29, 2009  Student General Artist
Grose?

~JM2
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:iconwitcherkozacki:
WitcherKozacki Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2010
Yes.
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:iconreapply:
reapply Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
St. Asperen is actually specifically invoked against migraines.
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:icono-rainpelt-o:
o-Rainpelt-o Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
This is amazing! The poor thing!...., I hope it's head stops hurting soon.
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:iconedtropolis:
edtropolis Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Tapir?
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:iconthealmightystjimmy:
thealmightystjimmy Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
Aaww I think I like this Saint

as for the thingy, I think it's adorable and I want one to cuddle it
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:iconinnocent-insanity:
Innocent-Insanity Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
...I thought it was trying to pull it's eyes off...
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:iconblasphemmy:
BlasphEmmy Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
I feel like I need to massage my eyelids every time I look at this. Which goes to show how effective and emotionally stirring the pose is.

Thank you for proving that subversion is still alive and kicking by making a chibi so deliciously disturbing. This is awesome. :D
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:iconrheaver:
Rheaver Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, I've found my new patron saint :D
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:icontoshura:
Toshura Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Aweh. ;-; It's so cute... gotta fave this.
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:icongenerality:
Generality Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think it's a Satyr fetus.
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:iconblackcoffin7734:
blackcoffin7734 Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
have you read "angels and demons" ?
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:iconstereohappyperon:
stereohappyperon Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
It was just the piece I needed to see to feel my need for art this entire week.
It's amazing, beautifully done and great desing.
I love your view on this saint and... Well, yes. It;s kind of ironic how they get their respective patronage, isn't it?
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:iconstokerbramwell:
stokerbramwell Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
...oddly cute.
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:iconwhispersxofxbaal:
whispersXofXbaal Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
Awww, he's such a cute little guy :D This guy is definately my patron saint. I get headaches EVERY DAY...
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:iconchop-logik:
Chop-Logik Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
Awesome process + subject matter.
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:iconhanamah:
Hanamah Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Student General Artist
it like a baby lamb!
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:icondancingdragon:
DancingDragon Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Awww, poor little thing! Do not grab your eyelids so fiercely, little one!
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:icondeadvenom-x:
deadvenom-x Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
somewhat reminded me of a baby baphomet?? not to be offensive :P but after I read what you wrote about it, I understand now. I really like this piece.
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crazed-fangirl Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh, yes - Thisis the saint for me.

Even in the little preview image in my devwatch I thought, "That little guy looks like he's got a SERIOUS headache."

He's lucky he doesn't have hair. That's what hurts when the really nasty ones hit.
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:iconlittlebeast:
littlebeast Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Maybe it's going to grow more horns, and that's why its head hurts.

Or maybe some eyes. I dunno.
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GingerMagician Featured By Owner May 28, 2009
This is really well done. The background texture and the shading is brilliant. Also, the folds of skin you have grasped in his hands... the wrinkles and folds are perfect. Not to mention the fact that the entire thing is just disturbingly adorable. He does look like he's suffering a migraine. I am a chronic migraine sufferer and I often find myself grabbing and yanking on the skin around my eyes, so it's very well depicted. Good job. :D
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