Category:  Expressive Digital Art | Posted: August 3, 2018

A young woman sees strange things.


by Daphne Oberon

Art From The Imagination Contest Entry 
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This bit of pictorial allegory was inspired by actual events. A teenager fears a stalking evil in the remote desert, as does her horse. (Early Baja before tourists discovered it, 1960s and 1970s.) The rider and her horse know they must not only ignore their fears, but eventually encounter their source--an American and British World War Two veteran intrigued with Nazi Occultism who secretly locks young people up in small spaces. The lopsided cross represents fascism and deranged Evangelical zeal. The dark cell in the stark hill is not only representative of a prison of belief, but of enforced captivity and imprisonment. The strands of twine blowing from the cross represent broken intuition unconnected to a wholesome source. (The psychopathic veteran was the author's father.) She purposely composed this graphic without bushes, cacti or birds so as to preserve the impression of isolation and desolation... For additional information, see

Post Type Digital Art Mixed Media None
Anigmata was composed and created exclusively with the pencil tool in Adobe Illustrator.

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