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Cthulhu Cultists

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Inside a lonely, ancient lighthouse atop a heap of jagged rocks high above the crashing waves of the wild sea below, he could hear the howling winds beating against the outer walls of the building, and he could hear something else - just barely.  Beneath the roaring thunder and the ceaseless thumping of the rain, he could detect the sound of something that he could only describe as 'chanting'.  He crept cautiously towards one of the windows and peered out through the rain-soaked glass.  In the distance, just on the edges of the narrow shoreline, he spied a small ribbon-like line of torches gleaming in the darkness, one after another, a ring of cloaked figures assembled... for God only knows what mad purpose and the simple thought of the matter sent an ice-cold shiver down his spine.  Then he heard the rumbling of the earth beneath his feet, and the quaking of the walls around him, and the trembling of his flesh, as his soul tried to leap out of his body.  And it was as though the world itself was being torn open from the inside out.

In case you're interested, here's the original line-art with tones... fav.me/dcfcyq0

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shewolf444Hobbyist General Artist
I love everything about this!
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SulaimanDoodleHobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice job, you never see good cultist works, I think it's because Cthulhu steals the show.
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Totally! And I hope to do more cultists in the future! Thanks so much for checking out my work and leaving the kind words, I'm really glad you like the piece! :D
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SulaimanDoodleHobbyist Traditional Artist
No probs :)
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Chamjari General Artist
I dig this concept of Cthulhu and its cults. It just seems a fresh take on it, considering the wealth of Cthulhu images out there. The thumbnail looked super metal and was just not obviously a Cthulhu image. Also, I'm a sucker for glowing eyes and what appears to be shrieking.
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Awesome! I'm glad you like it. And yes, there are tons of cthulhu images out there and I plan to contribute more and more to their abundance in the future as I have some more Cthulhu-based pics in the works - 1 of them being heavily influenced by 1930s style monster movie posters that I hope you'll enjoy when I finish it (there will be much shrieking in it, I promise) :)
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TheIvoryFalconStudent General Artist
Creepy atmosphere, nicely done!
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KernaaliTanuliProfessional Digital Artist
Good stuff!
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Thanks! :D
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very much like a horror pulp-magazine cover
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Awesome, I'm very glad you think so, thanks! :)
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Peace-In-ViolenceStudent Traditional Artist
looks great
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Thanks! :D
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zacharyknox222Hobbyist Artist
i love it!
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Awesome, I'm very glad that you do! Thanks so much! :D
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zacharyknox222Hobbyist Artist
i like it!
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TeroPorthan Digital Artist
Oo wow very powerful!! :happybounce: Clap 
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Thanks, man, I'm glad you think so! I appreciate it! :D
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F’thaga Ry’leth. Awesome work here
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much! :D
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metalflame13Hobbyist General Artist
Ghastly green awesomeness!
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Thanks! :D
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Great flow, love the moody, almost sickly, lighting. The spread-winged demon in the background is a great addition, it really adds interest and brings the narrative together. For the sake of presentation, you should add a link to the line drawing. 
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WendigoMoonHobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much, and thank you for suggesting that - it's a great idea, and I will definitely add a link to the line art in the caption. I really appreciate it! :D
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