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Ghatanothoa by Roberts-The-Vile Ghatanothoa by Roberts-The-Vile
The nightmare god deep within Forbidden Yaddith-Gho. This Great Old One originally appears in the short-story "Out of the Aeons" by HP Lovecraft and Hazel Heald.
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LARS777 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
There is NOTHING more horrifying the H.P.Lovercraft's creatures D8
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Hutchinson1860 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
Wonderful artwork! It almost appears to undulate and writhe as you look at it. I understand that Lovecraft basically rewrote everything that Hazel sent to him, what a shame that he had to turn to ghost-writing for survival.
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GrandpaTheobald Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
Beautiful! Although I wish there were Octopus-Eyes and Elephant Trunks like in the original (horrifying) description, though. ^_^;
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GrandpaTheobald Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
Beautiful! Although I wish there were Octopus-Eyes and Elephant Trunks like in the original (horrifying) description, though. ^_^;
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:iconthe-son-of-the-swarm:
I feel mummification coming on....
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Drhoz Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You... too...? *urk*
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Roberts-The-Vile Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
Wiggling the toes helps...sometimes...
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Doberlady Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012   Traditional Artist
I liked the tentacles, looking like squirming worms, they look really mushy and fleshy. It was my pleasure to fave :)
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nightserpent Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012
Beautiful painting, Jason!! I love the surreal dreamlike feel to it- the lighting on the monoliths, and the way the mass of organic ghost-creature is so undefinable in that truly 'ever-changing, indescribable' HPL way.
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Roberts-The-Vile Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012
Thanks!

That's exactly what I was shooting for. On to the next challenge!
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