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Horror story by dark-tarou Horror story by dark-tarou
A part of my innovations project where I discussed the importance of colour and light in creating a certain mood/ telling a narrative.

These drawings where made as an experiment. I wanted to see, If colouring a horror image in pleasant colours and lighting will make it more, or will it make it less scarier than the image coloured in very common horror colour and lighting schemes.

Which version you find more effective?

(I personally believe it’s the horror colour version, but I know people who found the pleasant version scarier, proving how metaphorical our individual colour perception is).

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rostiaper Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Both look creepy.

The dark one looks like the girl doesn't know what's going on.

The light one looks like she does know...but just doesn't seem to care.
ziblie Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
They're both creepy in different ways I think. I find the pleasant version creepy in that it seems as though all the hands are a real creature (or many real creatures) emerging from under the bed. The horror version makes it clear that the hands are ghostly.
willika Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
wooohooho, tos šviečiančios akys tamsoje :la: the best :D tikrai tamsesnės spalvos yra baisiau.
axalendra Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
with the lighter one, you can see a lot more details but I do think the darker one is scarier, especially with the glowing eyes
UltraLiThematic Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I found both equally scary. But the lighter one feels disturbing to me. 
InvisibleKing Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think the darker is scarier.. the light one makes it seem somehow more calm xd
CelticKawaii Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I would say the darker one is scarier, but at the same time, the lighter one is scarier because at first glance you don't see it as easily (might make you do a double-take)!
Swaja Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tamsesne, bet tikriausia vien tik del jos israiskos :)
MasterSamwise Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
well, the light version sort of reminds me of the Luggage in Terry Pratchett's Discworld--a helpful and magical chest that moves around on it's own. Whereas the Darker version seems far more menacing.
OgawaBurukku Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Professional General Artist
OH MY GOD YOU'RE ALIVE!! I was wondering why you hadn't posted art here recently.

I think the dark one is far more effective.
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