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« on: December 18, 2007 06:11:10 PM »

I love to paint, but I recently branched off into collaging layers of handmade- and tissue-paper onto canvas and then painting shadows and highlights on top of them for more depth.  Talk of blue-ringed octopi came up randomly at work one day, and so I went home and put this guy together in a crazy 7 hour marathon.  Behold!  His name is Cthulhu.   Wink



(I know the image is skewed, but it looked significantly better at that angle than this one - http://www.flickr.com/photos/luminea/828738407/)



Detail from one of his tentacles...and apologies for the flash.  I suck at camera.

My favorite parts about this: each of the little suckers on his tentacles were tiny cutouts that I layered up and then painted, and the blue rings are iridescent blue-green nail polish that I had laying around. 
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2007 06:13:01 PM »

Whoah
I dig it
very cool
very different
well done
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007 08:26:38 AM »

this is absolutely incredible!  I love the colours, and the details. The little suction cup thingies look especially cool.  Really really nice!
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