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A DARKNESS IS LIVING IN YOUR ROOM by mistertrece A DARKNESS IS LIVING IN YOUR ROOM by mistertrece
Aersol spray and kleenex on canvas, 2 coffee, 3 cigarette. PLEASE LISTEN TO THIS SONG [link] WATCHING THE IMAGE AND READING THE TEXT FOR TO CATCH THE FEELING, IS THE 25% OF THE PIECE!!!!

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“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H.P. Lovecraft

In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost is the soul or spirit of a deceased person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living. Descriptions of the apparition of ghosts vary widely from an invisible presence to translucent or barely visible wispy shapes, to realistic, life-like visions. The deliberate attempt to contact the spirit of a deceased person is known as necromancy, or in spiritism as a séance.

The belief in manifestations of the spirits of the dead is widespread, dating back to animism or ancestor worship in pre-literate cultures. Certain religious practices—funeral rites, exorcisms, and some practices of spiritualism and ritual magic—are specifically designed to appease the spirits of the dead. Ghosts are generally described as solitary essences that haunt particular locations, objects, or people they were associated with in life, though stories of phantom armies, ghost trains, phantom ships, and even ghost animals have also been recounted

In many cultures malignant, restless ghosts are distinguished from the more benign spirits involved in ancestor worship.

Ancestor worship typically involves rites intended to prevent revenants, vengeful spirits of the dead, imagined as starving and envious of the living. Strategies for preventing revenants may either include sacrifice: giving the dead food and drink to pacify them, or magical banishment of the deceased to force them not to return. Ritual feeding of the dead is performed in traditions like the Chinese Ghost Festival or the Western All Souls' Day. Magical banishment of the dead is present in many of the world's burial customs. The bodies found in many tumuli (kurgan) had been ritually bound before burial, and the custom of binding the dead persists, for example, in rural Anatolia.

There are many references to ghosts in Mesopotamian religions - the religions of Sumer, Babylon, Assyria and other early states in Mesopotamia. Traces of these beliefs survive in the later Abrahamic religions that came to dominate the region. Ghosts were thought to be created at time of death, taking on the memory and personality of the dead person.

They traveled to the netherworld, where they were assigned a position, and led an existence similar in some ways to that of the living. Relatives of the dead were expected to make offerings of food and drink to the dead to ease their conditions. If they did not, the ghosts could inflict misfortune and illness on the living. Traditional healing practices ascribed a variety of illnesses to the action of ghosts, while others were caused by gods or demons.

The Hebrew Bible contains few references to ghosts, associating spiritism with forbidden occult activities cf. Deuteronomy 18:11. The most notable reference is in the First Book of Samuel (I Samuel 28:3-19 KJV), in which a disguised King Saul has the Witch of Endor summon the spirit/ghost of Samuel.

There was widespread belief in ghosts in ancient Egyptian culture in the sense of the continued existence of the soul and spirit after death, with the ability to assist or harm the living, and the possibility of a second death. Over a period of more than 2,500 years, Egyptian beliefs about the nature of the afterlife evolved constantly. Many of these beliefs were recorded in inscriptions, papyrus scrolls and tomb paintings. The Egyptian Book of the Dead compiles some of the beliefs from different periods of ancient Egyptian history.

By the 5th century BC, classical Greek ghosts had become haunting, frightening creatures who could work to either good or evil purposes. The spirit of the dead was believed to hover near the resting place of the corpse, and cemeteries were places the living avoided. The dead were to be ritually mourned through public ceremony, sacrifice and libations, or they might return to haunt their families. The ancient Greeks held annual feasts to honor and placate the spirits of the dead, to which the family ghosts were invited, and after which they were “firmly invited to leave until the same time next year”.

Ghosts reported in medieval Europe tended to fall into two categories: the souls of the dead, or demons. The souls of the dead returned for a specific purpose. Demonic ghosts were those which existed only to torment or tempt the living. The living could tell them apart by demanding their purpose in the name of Jesus Christ. The soul of a dead person would divulge their mission, while a demonic ghost would be banished at the sound of the Holy Name.

Renaissance magic took a revived interest in the occult, including necromancy. In the era of the Reformation and Counter Reformation, there was frequently a backlash against unwholesome interest in the dark arts, typified by writers such as Thomas Erastus. The Swiss Reformed pastor Ludwig Lavater supplied one of the most frequently reprinted books of the period with his Of Ghosts and Spirits Walking By Night.

According to Islamic teachings, there is no such thing as Ghosts. Muslims believe that 'Ghosts' are in fact jinns. The Koran discusses spirits known as jinn.

In Buddhism, there are a number of planes of existence a person into which a person can be reborn, one of which is the realm of hungry ghosts.

There are many references to ghosts in Chinese culture. Even Confucius said, "Respect ghosts and gods, but keep away from them."
The ghosts take many forms, depending on how the person died, and are often harmful. Many Chinese ghost beliefs have been accepted by neighboring cultures, notably Japan and south-east Asia. Ghost beliefs are closely associated with traditional Chinese religion based on ancestor worship, many of which were incorporated in Taoism. Later beliefs were influenced by Buddhism, and in turn influenced and created uniquely Chinese Buddhist beliefs.

Although the human soul was sometimes symbolically or literally depicted in ancient cultures as a bird or other animal, it appears to have been widely held that the soul was an exact reproduction of the body in every feature, even down to clothing the person wore. This is depicted in artwork from various ancient cultures, including such works as the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which shows deceased people in the afterlife appearing much as they did before death, including the style of dress.

A place where ghosts are reported is described as haunted, and often seen as being inhabited by spirits of deceased who may have been former residents or were familiar with the property. Supernatural activity inside homes is said to be mainly associated with violent or tragic events in the building's past such as murder, accidental death, or suicide — sometimes in the recent or ancient past.

But not all hauntings are at a place of a violent death, or even on violent grounds. Many cultures and religions believe the essence of a being, such as the 'soul', continues to exist. Some philosophical and religious views argue that the 'spirits' of those who have died have not 'passed over' and are trapped inside the property where their memories and energy are strong.
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Sussuna Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
In love with it.
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DaimaRachel Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Tenebroso y oscuro. Me encanta. *-*
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RucaZombie Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love it! Thanks for sharing this!
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KellyNGin Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Your work has become even more darker......!!!!! Brilliant work :clap:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Holy shit youre back!!! Yes my crap is darker than ever, but is so strange because im feeling more happy than ever in my life... Thank you so much, you know how i respect you and to know you like it is a real adrenaline rush.
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KellyNGin Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
That is when you become darker. When you are happy and you are not afraid to use all the darkness in your work ;)
Im almost back hahahaha
Trying to be one step at the time :D 
I respect you and love you and your art little bro :hug:
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WhiteOrchyd Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh la la. :meow:
Perfect eyes, face and hairdo. I am speachless, amazed and you left me breathless once again and I thank you for that. I am so emotionally attached to your paintings, I can't explain how or why but I like it so who cares. :meow:
I love that pale colour and that contrast between dark and light is perfect. I adore your representations of children, it's so fucking spooky but because of that it's so beautiful.
I like her lips, they are big and it looks like she's gonna eat you like fear itself - if you are afraid of something that fear is gonna eat you alive sooner or later.
Lovely work.

Lovecraft also said: ''Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.''
So, if I am that searcher then you are my horror and I don't mind that.
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Hana-to-Tsuki Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
This is captivating 0_0
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mistertrece Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! Is one of my fav works ever, i painted it all with a own mix of aerosol spray, and the details are made with a kleenex, and it was so funny. Im glad you like it!
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Hana-to-Tsuki Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
this is spectacular :)
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codAart11 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
amazing!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!!! Glad you like my dark art!
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codAart11 Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
you're welcome!
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Dragonlich00 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
ALL ABOARD THE NOPE TRAIN
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oshawott17 Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
great piece, I wasn't planing to sleep anyway
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mistertrece Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great,then you can play with she! :D Thank you so much!
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DiamonEyes Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
This got me so fuckin horny!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry for the late answer, i painted it for you!! :D
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DiamonEyes Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
:iconorgasmingplz: YOU are the BEST EVER!!!! :iconpimpingplz:
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Ejobes19 Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
With the dirt from the grave and the blood from the shades
The master of grotesque stillness brings horror in spades

when he combines it with his symphony of screams you will sleeplessly wait for the break of day
For only bad dreams and insomnia are coming your way.

just decide to come and see this again my friend and you still amaze me with your ability to freak me out with your artwork XD. kudos dude
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VyleBass Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
I'm really glad I saw this during the day time, it's all nice n shiny outside, otherwise this wuld not b good for my paranoia... Nice job
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mistertrece Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D I bet you to watch it listening the song late at night in the dark.... thank you so much for the comment, glad you like it!
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VyleBass Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Lol I'll definitely do that, just maybe a couple of weeks from now, I've been around creepy pasta too much lately I need a happy stuff break
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mistertrece Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You coward... :D
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VyleBass Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Hush up I have paranoia issues
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Sasha-Drug Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013   Traditional Artist
OMG this girl so scary and sweet and sweet
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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JazminePowell Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
She's so adorable and so creepy all at the same time! Awesomeness :)
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Best coment ever! :D I love your points of view, so dont stop to do it please!!!! It was a ink work but i thougt it would be a great spray shit so finally i paint it with spray, and i think is one of my fav works, so thank you so much for that comment!
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JazminePowell Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:highfive: Thanks for making so much awesome art that keeps my attention :)
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Bringin-Crazy-Back Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Why, no, I hadn't planned on sleeping tonight... o_o
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool, you can play videogames with she.... :D
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CreepyE Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013
Thanks a lot "pal"...
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Youre welcome.
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CreepyE Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013
Really, great job man. This piece is the most unrelenting horror i have seen on this site, possibly the entire internet.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No way dude, but thank you so much, is a fucking adrenaline rush for me! Maybe is creepy because is not a clear image and that blurry face makes work the imagination, and believe me, the mind can play fucking tricks.
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CreepyE Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013
What part of the piece is Kleenex? I browse DeviantArt on my phone and can't see fine details. Is it a technique you pioneered?
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I dont know :D I use the kleenex as a brush, is not a part of the image. I use cotton and kleenex in my ink works, is cool because i made a full image made of cotton, slow technique but so funny and interesting.
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CreepyE Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
Well it turned out really great man keep it up
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IsabelaRazo Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
well thanks so much for this. :iconfoxcryplz:
effectively creepy. i will now be refraining from staring into darkness for a while...
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hahahahahha believe me, is not necesary to be in the darkness :D Glad you like my dark stuff, you made my day!
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IsabelaRazo Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're... welcome... :iconlazycryplz:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hahahahaha :D
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emzz1 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Maybe I shouldn't be looking at this stuff alone at night during a thunderstorm... still, amazing and creepy as hell :] I love it.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hahahahahaha you can eat a pizza with she watching "The Ring"! Thank you for that comment!
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Galaxiric Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i won't sleep this night:о
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My apologies for that, but is a great compliment for me!
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Mew-Suika Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hauntingly scary and terrifying... I like it.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Best compliment ever, thank you so much!!! :D
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Mew-Suika Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the thank you :3 :D And anytime!
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