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Shub-Niggurath by muzski Shub-Niggurath by muzski

Shub-Niggurath, often associated with the phrase “The Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young”, is a deity in the Cthulhu Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft.

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Drawn in Photoshop.
Thanks to :iconfrozenstarro: :iconzombiestock: for the use of their stock textures.

See the rest of this series here -> [link]

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This is a submission for the 'Halloween Special - Incarnation of Evil' contest at :iconmindfultriphammer:
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Nutcase9 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Student General Artist
Sweet
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goetys Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
I like your vision of the dark goddess. As it is often the case in his work, Lovecraft didn't fully described this strange god. I like that it got a "Dark Young" feeling to it. Some depictions mention hooves, if I'm not mistaken but I guess Shub-Niggurath is not bound by such limitations when it appears on Earth.
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KingOvRats Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
How cool:) What story does it appear in? Ahh His books are so hard to get here >.<
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muzski Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanks. Full explaination here -> [link]

He is mentioned in various stories, and rarely appears.
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:iconkingovrats:
KingOvRats Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
Yeah, I know many stories when they call his name but where does he appear in this form everybody draw ? :XD:
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Zsantz Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Not bad, not baa-d at all. But where are the young 'uns?
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krigl Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010
No! Nooooo! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh!!!!!
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:iconmuzski:
muzski Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010   Digital Artist
Moo-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-haaaa!
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skart2005 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010  Hobbyist
I love the linework and the overall design on this one! great job!
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muzski Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010   Digital Artist
Thanks and cheers for your fave. :handshake:
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