Oil on canvas. My entry for the Insidious contest. I spent more time trying to photograph the damn thing than I did painting it. I need to practice faces more......
God I love this! It is so eerie and creepy. I have yet to even see the trailer for the new film, but I honestly loved the first. Felt like it was the best, and most original horror film I had seen in a long time.
In regards to the contest, I feel like you did an excellent job here. I'm not too familiar with the plot of the second film, but based on what I know of the first, you accomplished the 'feel' that is important. That is.. there are other worlds that we are unaware of. Having the demon/being in the foreground feels so eerie, as if I am in that environment looking in on reality with this evil right next to me. Two worlds, one is unaware of the other, but the evil that lurks is watching us diligently and knows our every move! How safe are we? Not to mention the little glistening details, not only in the wet/clammy demon textures, but also in the fabric of the blue top (on the female figure) I don't mind the face being a little warped, to be honest (sort of fits with the whole theme, in how the other reality see's us). Although, I understand the struggle. Faces are always a challenge.
This is just awesome, probably one of the best entries and I could see it winning. Although I won't even bother looking at the winning entries. I'm not a fan of contests, but clearly it is inspired you in a great way. Well done!
Thanks! I want to improve my skill enough to be an illustrator, so I use these contests as an opportunity to create someone else's vision. And since it forces me to paint or draw things I might not otherwise, I'm forced to take notice of where my skills are weakest. Like that angle of face I liked the first movie too.
Thanks! I always learn a lot about illustration when I do these contests.
I love the fact that you have changed the views perspective to the other side. Great piece