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Fredrik K T Andersson

"The Night Mare" by Fredrik K T Andersson

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Not a unique idea but a fun concept. In folklore it might be a hag or beautiful woman who wear out the master (or their horse), leaving the victim completely exhausted the following day. This version is more a spirit of dead ill-treated horses that punish cruel riders who forced their horse to ride far and hard, or overloaded with heavy burdens. The victim will wake up far more humble in the morning and too tired to continue their journey, giving the horse a well needed extra day of complete rest.

9 Feb 200945 ToTall
This reminds me so much of Piers Anthony’s version of a nightmare.
11 Mar 2009:-) Anna-Maria Jayamila Persson
you starting to make me nervous so screepy and disturbingly good as it is anyway I like it.
8 May 200945 Anon
And then, one night, it appeared on the bard’s chest...
31 Jul 200945 Anon.
The concept of a night mare is very well exploited in ogre ogre, one of the xanth books. Pretty awesome.

I think the idea of a reanimated horse cadaver constricting bad people is awesome. Dig the art.
1 Oct 200945 Iapetus

It reminds me somewhat of the Alien.
24 Nov 2009:-) Daniel gomugomuno7 burgers
wow a hell horse or somthing like that sitting on your **** just like wdf D:
8 Apr 201045 Jayu
I think that mare just needed to go potty really quick
31 Oct 201045 Spooxi
I would not want to find THAT hanging over my bed at night .... 16
22 Jun 2011:-) Paulo Gendgi
17 sorry gotta go pick up my jaw....it just fell....lol, amazing work
12 Sep 2012:-) Jeanette Tufte Fevang
Love this picture! Really scary and dramatic. Heard there was a myth that is the reason why its called "nightmare". i don’t remember exactly how it was, but i think it says when you have a nightmare it some kind of evil creature who rides you. If so this picture really catch it!
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'The Night Mare':
 • Created by: :-) Fredrik K T Andersson
 • Copyright: ©Fredrik K T Andersson. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Bed, Horror, Horse, Mare, Night, Nightmare, Pencil, Shading, Torment
 • Categories: Ghosts, Ghouls, Aparitions
 • Techniques: Mixed Media, Mechanical/Technical Pencils
 • Submitted: 2009-01-07 15:26:14
 • Views: 68009
 • Resolution: 566x800

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