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Nightmare Fuel by forgottenpantaloons Nightmare Fuel by forgottenpantaloons
We stopped checking for monsters under the bed when we realized they were inside us.

Picture is based on this resonating quote. Man I have so many things to say about fear and inner demons and stuff thanks to english class and the multitude of essays I had to write on the topic
but ENG CLASS IS OVER SO PAINTING REPLACES ESSAYS FOR AT LEAST 2 MONTHS

Also inspired by Lord of the Flies (William Golding), Life of Pi(Yann Martel) and Pan's Labyrinth(OK I GOT IT ITS GUILLERMO DEL TORO OK SORRY), all telling excellent stories about kids crossing the threshold of innocence

I wanted to say that the monsters under your bed are illusions that your own brain makes up for you and basically it's aallllllllllll your own wonderfully active imagination and if there's a monster under the bed, your mind is what put it there in the first place

And also that everyone has an evil side that they have to accept at some point and it was always there in the back of your head hmmm
And this inner monster is the Monster of all monsters, so all other monsters are like lil slavering puppy dogs compared to the human monster, but only once you find your inner monster

Anyway this was done for =Xite91's contest: fav.me/d62by9b! He brought out a bunch of really inspirational quotes to draw from, and I picked this one.
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Nightmare Fuel by *missingPantaloon ( Suggested by cliselle and Featured by Thiefoworld )
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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forgottenpantaloons Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013
It's my pleasure! :)
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Vaalkaaren Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah, nice job and grats on the dd! I don't wanna be one of those people who always has to correct others but Pan's Labyrinth is actually directed by Guillermo de Toro. It definitely feels like this could be one of his movies. Perhaps even Don't Be Afraid of the Dark.
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forgottenpantaloons Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahahah it's ok, a load of other people also mentioned it. I've already changed the description, whoops my bad! :D I don't mind you telling me the truth anyway, so don't feel bad or anything!
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Vaalkaaren Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe ok! Great job, again ^^
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theMonkeyGrip Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
Amazing. I was thinking waw another great treasure on deviantart but then I took the time to read the description and it is mind blowing awesome :]
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forgottenpantaloons Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh wow thanks! THat's such a nice thing to say :'D
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torenandsk Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
is that seed eater
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forgottenpantaloons Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
uh what's a seed eater? you mean like
birds in general??? :X
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