Nosy Columnist by megaflow

Nosy Columnist

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Added: Aug 15, 2004
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I'm doing a lot of the "pulp horror" thing lately, but it's so much fun! This particular fellow is starting to regret his overly-enthusiastic curiosity...

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megaflow's picture

Hey, Uwe... It's never too late! I appreciate the comments whenever! I did have fun with this stuff - I've been a big fan of Pulp-era art for a while now, and it's nice to get to do some. The bold colors, dramatic light, and wild situations are a blast.

j-art's picture

Patrick sorry for being late - this is a superb piece again - i love how much story you tell in your pieces with only the shadows - really great - i bet you had fun doing this stuff!!!

megaflow's picture

Laughing out loud Thanks, Varian - yeah, I was trying to imply a lot with the shadows, and even the light coming from the floor... Hopefully it's got more suspense than just -showing- everything! With the odd lighting and framing, it's kind of a film-noir thing, but in bright colors, if that makes sense...

varian's picture

Oh yeah, easy to see you've been having fun! You've really got this style down well. It's *so* 50's, even with the "modern" aspects. Love that "flashbulb" lighting, and the shadows on the wall and door have a lot to say! Like yikes!

megaflow's picture

Thank you, sir! I'd love to do a book cover in this genre someday. Hey, book publ

megaflow's picture

Hey, thanks Chris. I love doing interesting, emotive faces; all the little wrinkles and stuff. -- I had no plan on how I was going to render the tentacle... it just ended up that way after a half hour or so... Glad you liked it!

megaflow's picture

Smile Thanks, Rita - I hope your kids don't start growing tentacles, too!

somerset's picture

Ha, I love this one, Patrick! the pulp feel is brilliantly captured, heh I would have picked this one up in a bookstore!

yrindale's picture

Patric, the detail on that tentacle-ish thingy is worth it alone. That's neato keen. And as always, your faces are a pleasure to see, such good emotion and detail. Great work. Not too used ot the pulp horror stuff - suits your style well.

rita's picture

Patrick, wonderful painting. Almost the same face I do, when I go into the room of my kids Wink

megaflow's picture

Wow, you're fast, Marley -- I didn't even know it was accepted yet, and you've already commented! Smile I think the lighting is helped here by my color choice... a bold primary triad, actually. Glad you liked it!

thrax-1's picture

cool lighting as usual patrick, love the textural effects of the blood splatter too!. Reminds me much of day of the triffords actually Laughing out loud. Great work!

Art at its best.