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URBAN LEGEND by mistertrece URBAN LEGEND by mistertrece
Ink, brush and kleenex on cardboard, too much coffee and around 4-9 cigarette.

PLEASE LISTEN TO THE SONG WATCHING THE IMAGE [link] AND READING THE TEXT, FOR TO HAVE THE RIGHT MOOD AND CATCH THE FEELING.

Full view for the details, please!!!!

Inspired by my fav urban legend, the Smith sisters [link]

An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend, is a form of modern folklore consisting of stories that may or may not have been believed by their tellers to be true. As with all folklore and mythology, the designation suggests nothing about the story's veracity, but merely that it is in circulation, exhibits variation over time, and carries some significance that motivates the community in preserving and propagating it.

Despite its name, an urban legend does not necessarily originate in an urban area. Rather, the term is used to differentiate modern legend from traditional folklore in pre-industrial times. For this reason, sociologists and folklorists prefer the term contemporary legend.

The term “urban legend,” as used by folklorists, has appeared in print since at least 1968.Jan Harold Brunvand, professor of English at the University of Utah, introduced the term to the general public in a series of popular books published beginning in 1981. Brunvand used his collection of legends, The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends & Their Meanings (1981) to make two points: first, that legends and folklore do not occur exclusively in so-called primitive or traditional societies, and second, that one could learn much about urban and modern culture by studying such tales.

Urban legends are sometimes repeated in news stories and, in recent years, distributed by e-mail. People frequently allege that such tales happened to a "friend of a friend"; so often, in fact, that "friend of a friend" ("FOAF") has become a commonly used term when recounting this type of story.
Some urban legends have passed through the years with only minor changes to suit regional variations.

One example is the story of a woman killed by spiders nesting in her elaborate hairdo. More recent legends tend to reflect modern circumstances, like the story of people ambushed, anesthetized, and waking up minus one kidney, which was surgically removed for transplantation (a story which folklorists refer to as "The Kidney Heist").

Many urban legends are essentially extended jokes, told as if they were true events. Urban legends typically include one or more common elements: the legend is retold on behalf of the original witness or participant; dire warnings are often given for those who might not heed the advice or lesson contained therein (this is a typical element of many e-mail phishing scams); and it is often touted as "something a friend told me," while the friend is identified by first name only or not identified at all. One of the classic hallmarks of false urban legends is a lack of specific information regarding the incident, such as names, dates, locations, or similar information.

Urban legends are also good indicators of what's going on in current society, By looking at what's implied in a story, we get an insight into the fears of a group in society, a need to make cultural sense. It's a lack of information coupled with these fears that tends to give rise to new legend.
When demand exceeds supply, people will fill in the gaps with their own information…they'll just make it up.

But urban legends aren't all serious life lessons and conspiracy theories, experts say, with the scariest, most plausible ones often framed as funny stories. Those stories can spread like wildfire in today's Internet world, but they've been part of human culture as long as there has been culture. That legends should be around as long as there are inexplicable curiosities in life.

"Life is so much more interesting with monsters in it"
Mike J. Koven
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:iconrucazombie:
RucaZombie Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me encanta!!!!!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Muchiiiiiisimas gracias!Heart 
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roundtower Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
* ¡Fantástico trabajo! Lo hemos destacado dentro de la carpeta "Featured nº5 o Destacados nº 5" en Special-Groups. (Es la carpeta donde se exhiben los mejores trabajos del grupo).
¡Por favor, queremos ver más trabajos tuyos en el grupo!. 

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* Fantastic work! Featured in Special-Groups in folder Featured nº 5. (Best works of the group). 
Please, We want to see more works in the group of you!. 
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WhiteOrchyd Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh sweet deamons, this is pure perfection.
That dress is so beautiful, colours are so unique they are screaming your name because nobody paints like you. That's why I adore your work.
And her eyes are so small but so big and full of mystery, she is a child but she looks so gracefull and creepy at the same time. And that is one more thing I like about you - you make me feel a bunch of feelings at the same time and that makes my brain melt. And my heart too. :meow:
I love the way she's standing, like she's floating in the air. She's staring at someting and her head looks beautiful in that position. You know your work, Mister.
I :heart: it.
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EvilineMoonflesh Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
She is beautifully dark ,great work Mister!
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Always a pleasure to know you like my stuff, thank you so much my sister!
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:iconkellyngin:
KellyNGin Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Fantastic and so creepy....No way not be able to love it....!!!
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:iconartiblack:
ARTIblack Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How do you that? I like all of your artworks!
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow you made my day! Easy, water, ink and a kleenex! (and drinking too much coffee!):D
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Bohemiart Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
:heart: Featured: [link]
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much my lady, you always made my day!!!!!!!
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:iconkgustafso:
Kgustafso Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work! :)
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much my sister, i´m happy you like my creepy art!:D
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:iconkgustafso:
Kgustafso Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So welcome my friend:)
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:iconkim-fairy2:
kim-fairy2 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
you know, thanks to this piece I watched all the Urban Legend video's of the series :)
I rather liked them, though it's too bad that none of them make a lot of sense.
A few of them were obviously made up, and I guess the people that made them up could've done a better job ;)

But I really like the concept, and I like the art work as well :)
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! Yeah, i´m agree with you, but you can take that things seriously... let me give a link of a true story [link]
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kim-fairy2 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Really creepy and cool story!
but I don't know if I believe it. The eye of the doll suddenly opening is really scary and probably a very big coïncedence.. I must admit that if I'd been there, I had probably shit my pants. But I must remain sceptic about the presence of the ghost.

But it's scary enough that the guy hung dolls all around the island. ghosts or not, it's a good story! thanks for sharing it :hug:
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Hahahahaha well that eye incident is obviously not true, but the story is real as fuck, imagine to be in that place!
My pleasure, i dedicate my blog to share that things, check it when you have some time, there´re tons of info and art too.
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kim-fairy2 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
yeah, the place is really cool indeed.
I look forward to hearing your stories!
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IrianWhitefox Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Awesome work! I know the story and I must say your art made it way more interesting.
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much bro, i´m always trying to do my best!
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IrianWhitefox Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
You did awesome. :)
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:iconblanket86:
blanket86 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful! Very nice composition!
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much, i´m glad you like it!!! :D
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sorry I'm so LAZY, I blame the heat and season for not being so active.... :paranoid: lol.

I love her pose, how she's leaning forward but her head is tilted back, almost like she's running from something but looking for something else at the same time.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Heat and hot weather really sucks. Thank you so much for try to comment, is a pleasure to know your points of view, lazy ass! :D
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha, you should feel special, I don't come out of hibernation in this weather for most people :XD:
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Hahahahaha i´m feeling sooooooooo special! :D To know it made my day.
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:iconthedivinemissm-94:
TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:lmao:
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:icondelphiniumfleur:
DelphiniumFleur Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
dear god.........why do i feel she will haunt me if i walk into a dark part of my house XD
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
:D Take care, she´s waiting for you! Thank you, glad you like it!!!!
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DelphiniumFleur Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
XD thanks for making it
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DoseOner Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
sweet jesus!! this is burning! man that is some dope stuff right here!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Hahahaha you always have the greatest comment!!! Thank you bro, i know i said it before, but i really appreciate your awesome support and your opinion always counts for me!
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DoseOner Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
most welcome bro! haha:D you keep the dopeness up!
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cskadoz Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013   General Artist
awesome bridge work! love your style! :highfive:
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank yoy so much dude, i´m glad you love it too!
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:iconcskadoz:
cskadoz Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013   General Artist
no, thank you! inspired my horror-ness-ish side. in a good way!
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
wOW, that´s the bes compliment for me, you rock!
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:iconkaburninator:
kaburninator Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
bloody mary?
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Smith sisters :D ( yeah i know, i painted just one )
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:iconkaburninator:
kaburninator Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
what are they about?
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Check the link [link]
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:iconkaburninator:
kaburninator Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
creepy...
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
The best compliment for me, so thank you!
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:iconkaburninator:
kaburninator Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
yw?
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Sleepwalker1803 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Text, audio and image are an incredible synthesis of the arts! Brilliant work, my friend! :clap:
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow i´m so glad you like it all! thanks bro you know how i appreciate your support !
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:icondispheria:
dispheria Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
wow, excellent, full figure !
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:iconmistertrece:
mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
:D I know what you mean, i really enjoy painting faces, i still trying to bring my skills back, i was drawning since i was 3 years old, and when i found the spray, i stop to practice. So expect more, i´m working and virgin marys and snakes!
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