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Gallows Song

Gallows Song

Gallows Song by mangacheese1818
Gallows Song by mangacheese1818

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mangacheese1818
Welp, I'm not dead. I'm now a freshman at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, so I don't have too much free time for personal projects anymore. This piece is old...from February, I think?

A dead man reflects on the events that lead to his hanging. His song remains the last tie to his mortal life.

Based off one of my favorite songs, [url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yUu7c5TBXs]"Galgasång"[/url] (for you metal-haters, don't worry. It's acoustic.) It's not really that complex: a man talks about his accomplishments, then about the graveyard where he now resides; singing his "gallows song". But it's sad, lonely, and touching in a way I didn't expect it to be.
(Here's the English translation, if you want it.)

WIP shots can be found here

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Category Miscellaneous » Macabre/Horror Media Digital drawing or painting
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luckylace222 on October 7, 2011, 12:43:08 PM

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luckylace222I love how his hanging rope is just cut and limping behind his back, almost like he escaped, and wants to go back home. This would be an amazing/deep Halloween theme. Looking back at the place you died. I love your blotchy shading here. It kind of adds to the nostalgia feel. Did you mean to make that foot anatomically incorrect? xD