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Soul Calling by InnerSwirl Soul Calling by InnerSwirl
Insidious reminds me of Hmong shaman soul calling. When a person’s soul wanders one must journey to the spirit world and draw their soul back to their body. I’ve always been haunted by the unknown, be sure to keep one eye open, but those who are marked will always be connected to the underworld.

~Watercolor with digital doodles-
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Nkauj21 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YES!! I completely agreed with you because (SPOILERS!!!!) when I first saw Insidious and they were talking about their soul leaving their body I was already like, "THIS IS TOTALLY JUST LIKE THE HMONG PEOPLE'S BELIEFS!" Then when the woman wears the mask to speak to the demon and to find the son, I also connected that to how Hmong shamans wears a mask to enter the other world to speak with the spirits. Finally, in the movie, they sent the dad's spirit to go and find his son and it just confirms how much it is based off from the Hmong shamans.

But away from that, I definitely LOVE how you drew this picture!! Once I get my new tablet, I'm definitely going to do an art cover on this! AMAZING, BRILLIANT, FREAKY, DARK, GLOOMY, and SYMBOLIC!
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NanaThatha Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student General Artist
wow! this is beautiful! nice colors!
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InnerSwirl Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the support! I look forward to expanding my Shaman collection so please come back and visit often.
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HouaVang Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
I love this piece mind it i share it I'll credit and link you in the description :)
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InnerSwirl Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thanks! I love my dark world :)
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HouaVang Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013
Wow I would love to share this on my facebook!!!
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InnerSwirl Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the support you can always follow me at www.facebook.com/KaoLeeThao or www.facebook.com/pages/Inner-S…
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cho-zero Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, I agree with you on that about Insidious.
Wow, just love how your drew their faces. It has an intriguing creepy-ness to it. Lovely colors and I just love the blends of the watercolors.
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InnerSwirl Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thanks! I enjoy painting in watercolors! It's my weapon of choice :)
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AquaManBX Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
pretty awesome work.  Love that pattern
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