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Red Death-Phantom of the Opera by 666eternity Red Death-Phantom of the Opera by 666eternity
So, may i present: My first oil painting!

I'm a great Phantom of the Opera-Musical Fan and the character of the Red Death always fascinated me. When the Phantom first appeared on the big staircase during the masquerade ball at the beginning of the second act of the musical, i was so impressed!! Unfortunatelly there are only few good picutres of this fantastic costume.... Until i found a flyer/leaflet of the London production. "The Phantom of the Opera - The most haunting musical" (or something similar ^^°;) I was soo happy when i saw this advertisment :D And so true!! ^^ Well, the music of ALW has haunted me down for 8 years now :lol:

"Lange Rede kurzer Sinn" -as we Germans say:
I love the Red Death which is why i chose him for my first attempt with oils :D

Hope you like it!

I'd be very happy about some comments! Thank you! :hug:


oh, i forgot:

size 40x40cm
oilpainting
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:iconwhisperingwatermelon:
OMG, I just watched the play for the first time, and that moment was ridiculously epic. XDD
Awesome painting!
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:icontremulousandtender:
TremulousAndTender Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012
this is SO GREAT! you are so talented!
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:iconayailla:
Ayailla Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I am SO glad you did this of the Stage version and not the one from the movie. The one from the movie is so boring, but this mask was breathtaking.
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:icongoldythewolf18:
Goldythewolf18 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
Is this in the cartoon version?
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:iconmackfalzone2:
MackFalzone2 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Student General Artist
this is just Phantastic!
Get it?
Phantom?
Fantastic?
Haha?
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:iconrobinlvr:
Robinlvr Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I always loved the costume too. It was so spooky, yet so intriguing. Very nicely done!
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:iconbadlilmunkee:
badlilmunkee Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooh, LOVE this! The Red Death costume Erik wears during the masquerade ball has always been my absolute favorite.

So happy you used the play's costume in this beautifully done piece. :)
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tigerbbirl Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so beautiful, i will use it for inspiration, i have another pic of the red death but now i know how i will fill in the eyes thanks to you
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:iconanrevanrooyen:
AnrevanRooyen Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Well done!
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CC29204 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011
This is just Excellent! I am interested in possibly using it for a book cover. Can you email me and let me know what your use policies are?

Thanks,

Christopher Cook
HighVoltageSC@aol.com
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:iconrkdaae:
RKDaae Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I honestly thought that it was a photo it was so good!
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Moony1234 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011
WOW! This is your first attempt?! :faint: This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Love Phantom, and I love Red Death as well! Wonderful job! :love:
-Love, Raelyn
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MoonMochi02 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
Brillant! You did very well. I love the Musical as well and love the Red Death.
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:iconspiderlilies1989:
spiderlilies1989 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011
amazing!
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Scarlett2Rhett2 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Astounding.
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:iconcheerchick2575:
cheerchick2575 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011   Writer
this is absolutely amazing!!!! it looks so real!!! :)
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:iconhanamephisto:
HanaMephisto Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011
great job o_o i love it! *_*
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:iconxyukaidox:
xYukaidox Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
:wow: :heart:
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:iconyuserneim:
Yuserneim Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
I love red death costume! is my favorite part of thebook too!

Touch me not! I am the red death stalking abroad

I love the perspective
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:icontheicealchemist:
Theicealchemist Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010
Fantastic!
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:iconheadbanger4life:
Headbanger4Life Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Student Artisan Crafter
Beautiful work!
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:iconyunabelle182:
Yunabelle182 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
Love it.
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:iconbloodandredroses:
BloodAndRedRoses Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010
Beautiful!
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:iconwindspirit22:
WindSpirit22 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2010
I hate the fact that I've never been able to see the actual musical. I did see what someone shot on a camera, though it was low quality, and this looks infinitely better. DAMMIT I WANNA SEE IT IN PERSON!
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:iconspazzbert:
Spazzbert Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010  Student Artist
I agree! The jawbone FREAKING MOVES WHEN HE TALKS! It's so cool.
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:iconmichi-no:
michi-no Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2010
Gorgeous! Such detail~! You are wonderful! :D The textures and beading on his clothing is exceptional! I love it! :love:
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BookMoviesMusicETC Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
ohhhhhhh my GOD ITS AWESOME! i love phantom. an amazing picture of him! love it! :la: :eager:
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JacklynEve Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
Amazing!
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:iconmii-chan13:
mii-chan13 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
This is beautiful :aww: well done
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:iconmeg-giry:
Meg-Giry Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow - it looks gerat!
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xxxLeafpeltxxx Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010   Writer
I remember in the book by Gaston Leroux, even though it isn't The Phantom, how Red Death stalks about the ball room and reaches out with a skeleton hand that was so lifelike that it made people run away when he poked them. :eager:
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Battlefield-Angel Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work! Oils can be very difficult to work with, but you've done a fantastic job! It's hard to believe that this was your first oil painting- the detail is so wonderful!
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Helena-gealach Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
Amazing job! :love:
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Samstwitch Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
Awesome! :)
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:iconpotoperson:
potoperson Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
That is incredible! The pose is awesome. The EVERYTHING is awesome.
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:iconartstar336:
ArtStar336 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Oops again! I ment andrew LOYD webber. Sigh i keep messing up
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SulphurDioxid3 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
Wrong again! :) Andrew Lloyd Webber.
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:iconartstar336:
ArtStar336 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
*slaps self* boy i feal stupid i spelt it wrong twice!! And i made the same mistake! Sad thing is i know its two L's
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ArtStar336 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Oops i ment micheal crawford was the first phantom in andrew lyod webbers musical. Like in london. I dont know if he was the first broadway phantom. He he
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ArtStar336 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy moly!!!!! This is bizzarely realisticly accurate. Wow! Lol im actually listening to a lion king meadly by micheal crawford(the first broadway phantom) i love why so silent. And the phantom in the red death costume makes me laugh so hard cause he has bows on his shoes! Bows! Its silly. He he
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CrimeKisses Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2010
This is fantastic!
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:icon666eternity:
666eternity Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2010
Thank you very much for the compliment!! :cuddle:
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swemer Featured By Owner May 31, 2010
Nice one...
Think you should add some kind of background in the next one you make, since this one feels a little flat and makes the phantom stand out very much... Other than that a very nice and impressive painting!
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666eternity Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2010
Thank you very much! esprecially for the tip. By not adding a background, I tried to make the Phantom "come out of the pic" if you know what I mean... but you're right. Adding background makes it more 3D ^^
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cliffdagreat Featured By Owner May 5, 2010
Why so silent, good monsieur?
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:icon666eternity:
666eternity Featured By Owner May 7, 2010
did you think that I had left you for good?

:)
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:iconcliffdagreat:
cliffdagreat Featured By Owner May 7, 2010
;) Bring me an opera, didya?
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TechnoShadowBlood Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I saw this play! so frikin awsome!
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:icon666eternity:
666eternity Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2010
Hiya,
Im so sorry for the late reply. I'd still like to thank you for your comment, i really appreicate it :)

You're absolutely right: it really is AWSOME :) Always really nice to hear that others agree ;)
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TechnoShadowBlood Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D Your welcome.
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