I’m pleasantly surprised I was able to pull this off, and by that I just mean reach a stage where there’s really nothing left to do.
I think I won’t say anything about it. It seems so rife for possible interpretations, as were the last two. Anyone wanna’ take a crack at it? Don’t go much by the title. It’s a song that was playing while I was making this, and I liked the title, and it connected. That’s about as much as one can read that into it. I think. They are monsters.
In this one and the next one (come back in a day or two), I allowed myself to be a bit more wacky and introduce a bit of humor.
Nah, I haven’t really made a conscious decision to say less, I just finished this within my self-imposed time constraints, and it’s early in the morning, and I’m punchy.
However, this is where I seem to like to throw in a rant. I just want to say something general about my objective in this sort of piece. It’s a striving to discover an image I haven’t seen. Little details can intrigue me about a painting. In this one the mechanical looking yellow hair that’s part of a hollowed outer husk of a head is enough. I’ve just never seen THAT particular thing before. I also rather like that the eyes are as if they are in glass bulbs.
One other peculiar thing, is that I think that center guy looks like me, which would make this some sort of self-parody. Obviously he doesn’t physically look like me, except something in the character, as in a caricature when a particular sweep of the pen captures the unique furrow of a brow of a politician. Of course it also looks like Ren (of Ren & Stimpy), and Eddie (mascot of Iron Maiden), and some old comics or something. And a preying mantis. It definitely smacks of the ridiculous, especially the SFB. Anyone guess what that stands for?
Here’s all 10 pieces in the series so far in a slideshow.
Or, if you prefer, you can see them in a click-through gallery:
To see other posts about other pieces in this series, go here.
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