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The Candlemen Will Come For You by CatCouch The Candlemen Will Come For You by CatCouch
Have you ever read a scary story and had that irrational fear that it could come to life?

That's my Insidious contest entry. I tried to depict a scene where a horror story came to life. She's reading a good old fashion horror novel about waxy monster men and what do you know, they exist. Everyone's had the fear that a horror story may be real at some point.

How I made this piece:
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SkeletonCarousel Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013
This is amazing! I love the idea and creativity in this piece. Very nice work!
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, that means a lot! Glad you like it~
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marinamaral Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
beautiful style!
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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semica Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Amazing *V*
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you~
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sygardner Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013   General Artist
Awesome work :)
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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WhispersBetteNoir Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
I didn't need to sleep tonight. Excellent lightplay
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Who needs to sleep anyway? 

Yeah, the lighting was pretty fun to work on in this one.
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WhispersBetteNoir Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
ugh, it's so overrated :icongurlplz:
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Pockicchi Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013
OMG thats so freaky ;A;
but beautiful colouring nonetheless~ the lighting is well done. c:
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:iconcatcouch:
CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! I'm glad you dig the lighting!
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:iconkiku-atama:
kiku-atama Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Pretty, yet beautiful !
I love the progress pieces you made! :D
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I really like putting together sheets for the steps I take to make my art, it's a good way to learn from your mistakes. Thanks!
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kiku-atama Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's awesome XD
You know, people might just curious about how you worked.
And now their curiousity can be erased :D
You're very welcome ! ! :iconplzhug:
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! I know I always ponder how awesome art was done when I look at other peoples amazing work and I always love it when they post their own step by steps.
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kiku-atama Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep C;
You're very welcome ! :la:
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MonkeyAngelou Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
That is... just amazing. Wow.. the candle guy in the background just made it for me xDD
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! I'm glad you like it so much! :hug:
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cupcaketm Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing ^.^
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:iconcatcouch:
CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you~
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cupcaketm Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem
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Creative2Bit Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
very nice! i love it:D
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:iconcatcouch:
CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! I'm glad you do~
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:iconviviin:
Viviin Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
This is such a gorgeous painting. You worked out the different textures really well :)
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! I'm glad you think so. I tried some new techniques out with this one since texturing has always been a weakness of mine.
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Hyakumi Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Student General Artist
wow that is just creeeeeeeepy :o but really good artwork :D
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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Hyakumi Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Student General Artist
no prob :D
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ShadowGale4 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh gosh I've had the same type of fear before. Also the way you did this is really amazing!
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! It seems like everybody has these fears, huh? That's the one thing that still makes me all nervous about horror movies, especially at night. You never know what's behind you~
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ShadowGale4 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Student General Artist
I guess so. Agh now you're scaring me on purpose lol
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minOrogo Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Professional
nice!!!!
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome! Thanks!
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3-LeafClover Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist
Very well done!
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Lsnp92 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
really nice work!
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Glad you think so!
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johnxx26 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
Very good, i like
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Ari-Heart-Matsuri Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing! This is really amazing! Congrats and good luck for the finals!
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! I'm really happy you like it~
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Ari-Heart-Matsuri Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's a really cool idea! Wishing you all the best x
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :heart:
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Ari-Heart-Matsuri Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No probs! <3
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Iza-nagi Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I terribly apologize for such a late response on something as awesome as this.
I told you your art deserves much more love, didnt I? :D and see! your hardwork and dedication paid off! youre one of the semifinalists xD
OMG i feel so happy for ya bro!! Here's a brofist! :iconbrofist-plz:

also a lil sad tha i was too occupied with stuf otherwise i would have enterd.... a kickass 3d drawing of macabre / horror? that would be a good one, right? :sad:
Anyway, DC FTW! :headbang:
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CatCouch Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Oh, dang! Thanks! :hug: It feels like I moved up a notch and all that inspiration and motivation has come flooding back!

Now that I feel like I've accomplished something it's much easier to keep that momentum going. More art on the way! :excited:
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Iza-nagi Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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AuroraArt Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Congratulations! :hug: :happycry:
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