Kuchisake-Onna Picture

Quite possibly the darkest thing I've ever drawn, but I still tried to add a small touch of humor.

This is the Kuchisake-Onna, a folktale (myth? urban legend? both?) from Japan. I started with a lighter version that was more or less a normal human, but with that floating mouth, and then took another look at it and thought:
"Wow, that's pretty horrifying."
So I added the giant pair of scissors since she already looked like a serial killer, and then stiletto heels for humor.
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