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Watercolour, Graphite

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Creepy, balloons

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Had a lot of fun doing this pic! I usually save creepy pics for halloween, but honestly I love drawing them :P
Used graphite for the line art as I thought it would suit the pic more 
Critiques are much appreciated ! <3


lovesoup @ instragram
print store - lovesoup.etsy.com
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:icondaymaretown:
A Stygian specter gathering trophies of those taken before their time?
A macabre minion of death that would be the Grim Reaper's child on her death birthday?
Or a simple representation of the shyest of toddlers collecting the appearances of others to parade around, as she has none of her own?

Whatever was in your mind as you drew this, it's fantastic. Your style is simple, yet that allows the little things to shine. The individuality of the balloon heads gives real meaning to my last little interpretation, that this little one simple wants what she does not have, but they will never be her own. While I like the solid color background, I feel like a small bit of scenery would have been nice. Your color makes the contrast wonderful, though.

The only thing that jumps out in a not-so-great way would be the red shoes. It's probably just me, but they come off as just a bit too bright. Overall though, this is hauntingly beautiful, and beautifully dark.
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love this....the benign expression on the skeleton girl is both creepy and endearing. Personally, I like the red shoes....good work! I'm wondering how you got the black background behind graphite...or was that digital graphite?
I'm looking now at the epressionless head balloons....nice contrast with the almost sweet, and more lively skeleton....Irony here because usually the skeleton is the symol of death and here you have made it the aspect that is the most full of life....very cool indeed. I am also impressed by your use of light and dark. There's a nice ratio here. Keep up the great work, kiddo.
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:iconnecropheonix:
necroPheonix Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015
wow, that's brilliant!!!! total different take on the grim reaper, or their offspring!
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:icondeathbynightmares:
DeathByNightmares Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I love this picture so much.
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:iconartagainstsociety:
ArtAgainstSociety Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist

Hello! I would like to notify you that I've featured you on my surreal and abstract art blog over on Tumblr. Your work really fits the theme, and you can see it on artagainstsociety.tumblr.com. Of course, I have given you credit and linked to your page. If for any reason you don't want it published any longer, just send me a message and I'll delete it pronto. Thanks, and congratulations! Your art is beautiful. Please note: If you don't see your art right away on my blog, it is probably still in the queue and has yet to be posted.


ps: I'd like to post more of your art, please let me know if that can be allowed! With your page cited of course :)

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:iconlovesoup:
LoveSoup Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist
Hi ! Thank you so much for featuring my work (and great collection!!) I'm very happy for you to share them if you find any that you like :) For future works, if you could please credit my tumblr instead of deviantart for future pieces, it would be great! I use tumblr as my main blog nowadays, the link is: lovesoup.tumblr.com
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headach Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I really loved iexcept for the skirt; that last fold on the right side feels wrong, cause her skirt isn't wide enough to allow it and the wind in the picture wouldn't allow it, either.
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:iconvintagemeadows:
vintagemeadows Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
"Your style is simple, yet that allows the little things to shine." My sentiments exactly! Great work.
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:iconzeldaslament:
ZeldasLament Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Student Artist
This is amazing! It reminds me of a game I used to play when I was little!
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:iconthecym:
thecym Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your drawings always have so interest concepts. Great job~~!
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:iconbou-wa:
Bou-wa Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's express a lot how i feel somedays
Is very beautiful, i love how u paint with watercolors <33
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:iconjpmneg:
JPMNeg Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
Creepy very creepy, beautifully done! Creative, original
I wish I had half your imagination.
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:icons-taz:
S-TAZ Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014   Digital Artist
Beautiful!
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:icondualitie:
Dualitie Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
How do I buy this print??? 
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:iconlovesoup:
LoveSoup Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist
You can purchase on my store: loveissoup.etsy.com

Thanks!
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:icondualitie:
Dualitie Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!!! 
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:iconphongtu:
Phongtu Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Goodness yes!
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:iconcosmickat:
CosmicKat Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Professional Artist
awesome!
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:iconmergerra:
mergerra Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
cool
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:iconartofmadamegrotesque:
ArtofMadameGrotesque Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014   Traditional Artist
This is such a gorgeous piece <3
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:iconcrooked-clockwork:
crooked-clockwork Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014   General Artist
You've been featured in my Art of the Week poll!
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:iconprincessofnil:
princessofNil Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
this is amazing! love it!
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:iconnaomicchi-desu:
naomicchi-desu Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh wow!! this is gorgeous!
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:icondesertomental:
DesertoMental Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice job, I love it *.*
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:iconansuchi:
Ansuchi Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wow. This is really impressive. I'd love to know how you came up with the idea for this. Did you write down some  thoughts on it somewhere? Really creative work and well done! It makes me think about it a lot.
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NedreKaerr1-13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
Wow - wonderful  :clap:
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:icondualitie:
Dualitie Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconannaliese-shelly:
Annaliese-Shelly Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
looks brilliant!!
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:iconmintybreeze:
mintybreeze Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love your dark works the most actually, please do more! This seems simple but has many possible stories so I like it a lot:heart:
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:iconizabella141:
Izabella141 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very very very nice drawing
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:iconintroverted-ghost:
introverted-ghost Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014   Writer
I love this concept. Lovely execution, as well.
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:iconorigamiakatsuki101:
origamiakatsuki101 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
dude that's funking creepy as hell wait is that from hell? anyway above all it look really great in the nightmare department..XD-just kidding bro
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TootsieBear Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Omg! I just noticed the heads.
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:iconszeart:
SzeArt Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
awesome. Love the concept
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:iconforeverbuzz397:
ForeverBuzz397 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
So deep man really good
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:iconbecomethebrick:
BecomeTheBrick Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
Very interesting concept and an incredibly beautiful drawing. Wonderful work!!!
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:iconmlnhaidar:
MlnHaidar Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
i like the concept lol so cool 
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:icondarkness-lune:
Darkness-Lune Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's so creepy... :iconscaredplz:
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:iconavalon94:
Avalon94 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
wow. there is a million pics that I see that are crazy good. and this would have to be the best one so far. its crazy and the artwork is intense. great job.
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:iconfireflyx29:
fireflyx29 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
ok creepy but cool.
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:iconmika-chuanimelover:
Mika-chuanimelover Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
coolio
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:iconlarssonhitter:
LarssonHitter Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
wow

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Epsilon789 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
LOVE <3
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:iconrencudia:
Rencudia Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
DD THIS NOW.
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:iconcadenske:
Cadenske Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is truly.....fascinating.
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:iconlacrymosadeadman:
lacrymosadeadman Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
i like it a lot!! :)
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:icontellim-komachi:
Tellim-Komachi Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
Creepy, but wonderful in the same time.
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:iconjuliajusslin:
JuliaJusslin Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so adorable and creepy at the same time ! fave~
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:iconbloodyjelly15:
bloodyjelly15 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i remember of that book of John Fowles
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:iconinvadermaythe1st:
invaderMaythe1st Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have alot of interesting art... c:
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:iconplatinastar:
PlatinaStar Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Creepy! Amazing work, though!
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