Portrait of a Deep One by klturner

Portrait of a Deep One

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Added: Jan 23, 2006
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This portrait is based on H.P. Lovecraft's description of the dreaded "Deep Ones", underwater creatures who worship Dagon and the great Cthulhu. I have always been intrigued by the weirdness of real-life deep sea creatures with their bizarre, exaggerated anatomy and strange luminous organs and felt that Lovecraft's descriptions were vague enough that these features might be used in a portrayal of one of these repulsive minions.
Mixed media painting, 10 x 16 inches.

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Guest's picture

Now I do NOT want to go swimming...EVA! Good job!

Guest's picture

wow i love this pick. shoild get the editors pick. like the teeth and the squid in the backround

Guest's picture

i'm also fascinated by deep sea creatures. awesome piece, chilling. it has a real mood to it.

wsaloka's picture

Awesome work!!

somerset's picture

You have caught a brilliantly eerie underwater feel to this one, KL, great details, love the movement in the seaweed which adds to the over all feel of the ocean deep!

carles's picture

Great light on this one. A very convincing Deep One. Congratulation.

rita's picture

SCARY and wonderful work Laughing out loud

Art at its best.