The Nightmare Factory by straubart

The Nightmare Factory

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Added: Aug 18, 2004
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A painting from a book project that I'm currently working on. Nightmares have to originate from somewhere, right?

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forestrogers's picture

Ominous and alive... it lives up to its title!

straubart's picture

Stella: Thanks for the comments. I really wanted the blue orb to be the focal point as if the origin of the nightmares. I have another image on the way that is a view from below the nightmare structure. Should be cool.


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Michael: Cool, thanks man. There is a story behind this and many more images to come.

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Kirsi: Thanks so much for the fine critique. I did try to keep the palette very controlled and subdued in order to punch out the blue light in the center.:)Thanks for noticing

varian's picture

A very frightful place, and that bit of blue is like a siren's call, beckoning in spite of the dangers.

devilry's picture

Wow, that's a horrible place to be.. I love the colours & composition, and there's just the right amount of detail. Ditto to what's been said about the blue orb, it adds that extra thing to the image.

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Marley: Thanks again for your continued support of my work on this site. You always have such nice insight on my paintings, I really appreciate it.

theassassin's picture

I love it, excellent concept swsome detail with the cental hive.

kizalon's picture

Scary and effective, I really like this. The blue light just calls for you.. I also like the colours you use, they are so light but still the feeling is heavy and looks like there is no air to breathe. Wonderful work!

thrax-1's picture

Really nice concept philip!. im impressed with the organic shapes abound. Colourfully dark ambience which i find quite unique. I love the blue orb in the middle. Nice and cancerous! Laughing out loud.

Art at its best.