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"Lifeless Stare (Old)" by Dean C. Russell

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SciFi and Fantasy Art Lifeless Stare (Old) by Dean C. Russell
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This was my final for art class and i worked my BUTT of! the scales on the snakes took forever but im very glad with the out-come. i really wanted to capture her final despare and sorrow. i think i did well with the sadness in the eyes and stuff...if u havent noticed her head was just ripped off.




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27 Aug 2005:-) J. Oliver
WOW Dean, this is awesome!!!! The snakes are amazingly well-done! I love all of the scales and there are so many of them! She definitely looks like she has a full head of snake! They look as if they're still writhing around, even after her death - very spooky! Her sad expression makes you feel a bit sad for poor Medusa. Her torn neck is great too! Very clean, no gore. Great work!!!! You are Fabulous!!

1 Dean C. Russell replies: "YAY!!! i was hoping you would like it! i worked my butt off on it and i like it! ya ive ALWAYS felt bad for Medusa and so i thought i could protray the enotion of sadness cuz i think that is wat she felt he whole life. but yes i wanted to make the neck creepy but not like BLOOD-GUSHING or anything...i am very happy with it and im sooooooo glad that u like it! thanx so much love! u r FABULOUS!!!"
15 Sep 2005:-) April Ann Kurowski
oh wow.. thats a lot of snakes lol that must have taken you all day. It looks really good wish i could say more but i think Sydney pretty much covered it all. keep up the awesome work

1 Dean C. Russell replies: "lol! thanx! yes i did work hard...and i think it is all good! i actually watched like 3 movies just while doing the scales alone! but thanx so much for the comment!!! "
30 Oct 200545 Katherine
wow, wow, wow, wow, wow... etc. but... WOW! I wish I could say something constructive, but this is just flawless! and better than flawless... You can see your improvement throught your gallery

12 Dean C. Russell replies: "lol..thank you sooooo much!! actually i recently realized that the tear is off...i just found a better way to do them but yes i was hoping somone would see an improvment!! thanx sooooo much!!! <3<3<3<3<3"
18 Nov 2005:-) Linda Gock
The description basically sums up how I looked at this pic. First I admired the detail of the snakes, then looked at the expression, then had to scroll down and get the shock of my life!

44 Dean C. Russell replies: "lmao...quite climactic was it? im glad it was an adventure. Yes i did want to pay close attention to detail on this one because Medusa is one of my more peronalized characters. I do like the way it turned out. I thank you much for the comment...u r fabulous!!"
19 Dec 2005:-) Rachel Lawlor
Wow, this is amazing! She looks so sad. And the snakes look great. I can only imagine how long they took. The torn flesh on her neck is perfect. Great job!

54 Dean C. Russell replies: "lol...thank you! yes i watched a movie and a half while doing the scales! but yes i think it turned out well. thanx much for the compliments!!"
22 Dec 200545 Jessica 'Blue Thanatopsis' Stachyra
This is really great, the details of the scales is really amazing! It would have looke dbetter, I think, if you had finished off the snake heads with scale detail as well, though. But all that work payed off, it's really a fantastic piece!

36 Dean C. Russell replies: "lol...thank you...i honestly didnt know what to do for the snake heads so i thought i would make up my own head-scaless snakes...i mean medusa was myth so she might as well have mythical snakes!!"
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'Lifeless Stare (Old)':
 • Created by: :-) Dean C. Russell
 • Copyright: ©Dean C. Russell. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Dead, Eyes, Head, Medusa, Sad, Snakes, Tear
 • Categories: Head or Facial Study, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Computer Program, Mechanical/Technical Pencils, Erasers
 • Inspirations: Other Movie, TV-Show
 • Submitted: 2005-07-28 05:45:45
 • Views: 189
 • Resolution: 506x680

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