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The Old Ones Return by davepalumbo The Old Ones Return by davepalumbo
Oil on panel, 18x24. Cthulhu doing what comes natural
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:iconeric00linehan:
eric00linehan Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
This is soooo amazing!! How did you make it???
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:iconjessebg2:
jessebg2 Featured By Owner May 10, 2015
Super cool
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:icondeephurting:
DeepHurting Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014
Excellent work.
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:iconmorcanor:
Morcanor Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn!
Great work :)
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:iconmeganphilipson:
MeganPhilipson Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Brilliant :-)
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:iconmadmoisellemeli:
MADmoiselleMeli Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
papa comes home X-D
'Ia! Ia! Cthulhu Fhtagn!'
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:iconovidiua2003:
ovidiua2003 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
That would be something that could freeze the blood in your veins if you'd witness it. Nice
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:iconmethereal:
methereal Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014
cool!
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:iconbextrafresh:
bextrafresh Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Great work! This would make a great desktop wallpaper, too.
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:icondaefractus:
Daefractus Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013   General Artist
Old ones is old as the hills
Very nice )
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:iconcruuzetta:
Cruuzetta Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
Magnificent!!!!
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:iconmjhinrichs:
MJHinrichs Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Love it. Into favorites...
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:iconmarklaszlo666:
marklaszlo666 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Student Filmographer
well that is how Cthulhu should look like. cool!
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
thanks!
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:iconwukashgrochocki:
WukashGrochocki Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
hell yeah! nice painting style!
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
thanks!
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:iconwukashgrochocki:
WukashGrochocki Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
:)
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:icons0me-kind-of-monster:
s0me-kind-of-monster Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah man i was like i cant even work basic values on pastels this guy is ridiculously talented haha i felt so. Lame i love it though how long did it take ya
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
This was a two session piece (underpainting and alla prima style top coat), plus preliminary sketching.
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:icontyranous-king:
Tyranous-King Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
thanks!
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:icontyranous-king:
Tyranous-King Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
welcome
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:iconohimechin:
ohimechin Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Student General Artist
This is fantastic! I love how the Cthulhu is so massive compared to the city. It really gives off the feeling that we are so tiny and insignificant, while the old ones are so powerful. o___o
Amazing work!
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
thanks!
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:iconspinner1526:
Spinner1526 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012   General Artist
:eager: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: My King; Yet another kingdom falls to your glory. Is there no end to your power? :worship: :worship: :worship: :deviation: :deviation: :worship: :worship:
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
thanks!
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:icons0me-kind-of-monster:
s0me-kind-of-monster Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
the sheer awesomeness of this picture melted my face off... thank you o.o traditional you say? oil pastels you say? how o.o i wish i could do this kind of detailed work with oils
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
thanks! not oil pastels, oil paint. This in pastels would be crazy!
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:icons0me-kind-of-monster:
s0me-kind-of-monster Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
regardless it is still ridiculously amazing
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:iconnotgunn:
notgunn Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome. Love it man xD
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
thanks!
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:iconschattenlotus:
SchattenLotus Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
C'thulhu R'lyeh Fhtagn!! =)

Awesome looking Old One ^^
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
thanks!
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:iconschattenlotus:
SchattenLotus Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
No Problem.
This Picture is on highest Grounds of Epicness! >;3
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:iconmiguelz:
Miguelz Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
nice...
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
thanks!
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:iconfreakdearts:
freakdearts Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Student Filmographer
ooo love how the pitiful car just adds that human element to this...
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
Thanks!
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:icondark911evil:
Dark911evil Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
soo cool
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
thanks!
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:icondadhorror:
dadhorror Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
that is really quite chilling to look at,
incredible work.
i think lovecraft would be pleased
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
thanks!
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:icon4956:
4956 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
Very cool,like a scene right out of a movie. I like the fact that it's a painting,not computer graphic.
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
thanks!
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:iconpondocus:
Pondocus Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
RAD!
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
thanks!
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:icontoxihelena:
ToxiHelena Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Very cool! Great work <3
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
thanks!
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:iconwarpwind:
Warpwind Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
looks legit. gotta invest in nuclear bunker and hope it can stand
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:icondavepalumbo:
davepalumbo Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
ha, I doubt it will help
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