Incubus Picture

Watercolor on paper, 30X21 cm

A common nightmare.......the watercolor with its splashes goes to emphasize the dreamlike effect of the image, making it completely undefined and disturbing.

The macabre figure sat at the foot of the bed is a reinterpretation of a mythological figure "nightmare", according to popular believes, he researched his victims at night, rest on their chest to send them disturbing visions and kill them in their sleep.

In this case I have imagined him as a shadow gentleman, with cruel intentions, who loves to wear elegant suit, like frac, cylinder and black cloak, the red stain it's nothing but the lining inside the cloak, I wanted to keep it because it symbolizes blood and the upcoming death.


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