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Stingy Jack by WonderDookie Stingy Jack by WonderDookie
Happy Halloween!

This year I thought it would be fun to do my own variation on Stingy Jack, the legendary figure that the Jack O' Lantern is named after.

If you haven't read it before, the traditional legend of Stingy Jack is all over the internet - [link]

I personally prefer the version where Jack tricks the devil into giving him eternal life, but the devil takes his head to Hell with him, leaving Jack with a hallowed out turnip, and an ember from the flames of Hell. So I decided to draw that one. I thought it would look more spooky.

I know the drawing is a bit dark too, but I rather like the idea of having to let your eyes adjust to it.
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KrimeFyta Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
The colors are super rich--nice work, Dooks! Your scary stuff is pretty badass, I must say.
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh man. Yeah, I really like drawing that kind of Halloween stuff. I just only do it during October, so it makes the season feel more festive.
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a4anner Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011
This one looks super dark on my monitor. I think you have your monitor set at a funny angle.
The reddish glow at the bottom of this piece makes it look like the ground is opening up to release some creatures.
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh that's what I was going for with that glow. if you look closely one of the brambles looks like a hand.

And I don't know what the deal is with those monitors.

And you just farted.
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Cosmic-Rocket-Man Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
brilliant :D
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks man! Glad you like it.
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thevodkaboy Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Student General Artist
BOOOOYAH!!!! another one for the books, you are still going strong. great work!
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you much! Glad to hear it!
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Wormorphious Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011
The moral of the story is, leave the devil in the tree!
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Or to figure out a better head substitute.
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