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SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION by mistertrece SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION by mistertrece
Aerosol spray on canvas, brush for the shitty eyes. No digital stuff, just spray, coffee and LOUD MUSIC : Block Mccloud & DJ Waxwork - Killer Karnival (feat. Diabolic & Thirstin Howl the 3rd) [link]

Last one of my old stuff i wanted to paint some new details after to clean my gallery of all the pieces i think are crap.

Spontaneous human combustion (SHC) describes reported cases of the burning of a living human body without an apparent external source of ignition. There have been about 200 cited cases worldwide over a period of around 300 years.

There are also many hypotheses which attempt to explain the various cases of human spontaneous combustion:

Paranormal explanations (e.g., a ghost or divine intervention)
Natural explanations based on an unknown and otherwise unobserved phenomenon (e.g., production of abnormally concentrated gas or raised levels of blood alcohol cause spontaneous ignition)
Natural explanations that involve an external source of ignition (e.g., the victim dropped a cigarette)

Objections to natural explanations typically refer to the degree of burning of the body with respect to its surroundings. Indeed, one of the common markers of a case of SHC is that the body — or part of it — suffered an extraordinarily large degree of burning, with surroundings or lower limbs comparatively undamaged. Despite scientific evidence, supernatural explanations of spontaneous human combustion remain popular.

The spontaneous combustion of people (i.e. death from a fire originating within the victim's body without a direct external cause) is a theorised explanation for a number of unexplained cases, some of which are well-documented and many of which are not. The more convincing cases share the following characteristics:

The body is completely or almost completely incinerated, while nearby furniture that should normally have been damaged under such temperatures remains intact. Damage is limited to the victim's clothing, to the area of the floor or furniture on which they died, and to the ceiling above the corpse.
The torso is the focus of the fire, and if remains are found these are of the extremities, such as the feet.
There are no traces of fire accelerant, and the fire does not have an evident external cause.
The victim is typically alone at the time of death, and is thought to have been alive when the fire started, despite showing little sign of having struggled.
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Dimension451 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Professional Artist
Damn thats really awesome and creative. I heard some of your music too, that's really good stuff. As soon as the beat started i couldn't help myself and the guitar next to me like a magnet flew in my hands and the rhythm was fuckin awesome. cool stuff man. 
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JuanAntonioMena Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It's CREEPPY!
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ChristinaWood Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012   Traditional Artist
I love this, it makes me not want to go near fire.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D Thank you so much, glad you like it! The pyromaniacs salute you!! :D
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WhiteOrchyd Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I would marry for your paintings, dude.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D Really this is the BEST quote ever and the best compliment i´ve ever heard!!!!
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:iconwhiteorchyd:
WhiteOrchyd Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hahaha, I don't know how to express myself different but in that way. x)
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You do it so well! :D
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WhiteOrchyd Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:meow:
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Stefymoondust Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012
love the background
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! Hell yeah to paint it was so funnyyyy for a pyromaniac like me! :D
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:iconstingrim:
Stingrim Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work once again!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!!!! I´m proud of that fire background!
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:iconstingrim:
Stingrim Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's my favorite detail! How did you do it?
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Free hand spray work dude, and loud music! :D
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bloodyfountain Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
Incredible!
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D parece que el café no me ha fastidiado el pulso! Gracias!!!
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meregoddess Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh how horrific an image, and such a horrible way to meet your maker! I've read of instances of this, and can only begin to imagine the suffering they must have experienced. Your image captures that suffering so very well. Physical or paranormal, it's a terrible way to die...
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No doubt, specially when it can happens in seconds!!!! Thank you so much again my sister!!!!!
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curlyhairp Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
oh shit! it's funny & disturbing. love the name you chose!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Damnit, you got it! thank you so much!!!!
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curlyhairp Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
no prob. :yawnstretch:
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BobCatD Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I love your rendition of SHC ! I don't think that the mystery to such phenomenon has been fully discovered, at the very least, one explanation fits all stance is not something that truly happens... the most interesting theory I've read is that one by Michael Scott's novel "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, spontaneous human combustion is described as being caused by one using up all of one's aura (magical energy)." ~ Never stop questioning ^^
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Agree, there´re tons of unknow things out the "paranormal", so is great to know your point of view. And thanks for the info! you rock.
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BobCatD Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:) just musings.. pensamientos sueltos de temas profundos, ni mas ni menos~ You rock !
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D
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BobCatD Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:giggle:
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Blackbirdmotel Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Absolute perfection!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No way but thank you for that!!! :D
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Aghorishaivite Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Professional Writer
That is badass man- and I always love your insightful commentaries!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much bro!
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viberunner Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautiful work as always.

Actually SHC has pretty much been solved. The alcohol (as the accelerant) theory does not stand up to scrutiny as it simply does not burn hot enough for long enough to roast flesh to cinders. However, during chronic illnesses - including alcohol related ones, fat-free dieting, diabetes, etc., a process called ketosis can occur when the liver can converts a metabolic molecule called acetyl-CoA into acetoacetate, this in turn can decarboxylate into acetone, and acetone is highly flammable.

Scale models made of pig flesh were marinaded in ethanol and set alight, they barely burnt. Similar models were marinaded in acetone and they burnt to a pile of smoking cinders within 30 minutes.

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viberunner Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh, and the lower limbs don't burn as they don't have enough fat for acetone to accumulate in.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome. THANK YOU so much for that, is so amazing!!!! Is great when people like you add some info to my shit, so i appreciate it!!!
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viberunner Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Phew! I was worried you'd be upset I posted that under your musings! It is interesting though, and of course doesn't in the least detract from your awesome stencil.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No way man, is a great thing!! Feel free to do it ALWAYS! so thank you for that!
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DoseOner Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
goes to the serie when old monsters were real monsters!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D No doubt!!! thank you bro!
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katiousa15 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
Very impressive!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!! i love the fire, i´m proud of that background!
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katiousa15 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
The fire is really fantastic!!!
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Kamellion Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is an amazing rendition of an example of SHC! You have truly captured the essence of the flames and raw muscle with your efforts on this piece! Personally, I think this deserves a DD.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so so so much, you really rock and made my day with that comment :D
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Kamellion Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome! I was so wow'd by this piece, as well as the accurate description, that I figured I'd add your name to the list I have for my Friday Feature!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That´s so awesome, and i really appreciate it, thank you so much!!!! You ROCK!!!
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Kamellion Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, and you're welcome! Lots of luck on future masterpieces!
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MWeiss-Art Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
It really looks like he burning, amazing flaming background! Amazing work again!
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!!!! More colors to my work, and really funny to do it. Glad you like it as always!!!
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GloomyFenris Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
Awesome, and the info is very interesting
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much and thank you for take your time to read the text!
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