I guess, getting past the possible gothic, creepy aspects of this (I swear I’m relatively normal!), I guess one could see this as metaphor for the kind of unpleasant surprises which might as well make you feel entrapped or suffocated. Unpleasant, shocking, internal discoveries.

Photoshop is an addiction . . . for illustration friday, the theme was “surprise”. I had found this creepy vintage mannequin online, cut-and-pasted the face, and played with special effects on photoshop such us glass-effects and cross-hatching. I just want to stress that I didn’t manually draw it, but I did create it on my own with a little technological help.