Thought I'd post "Aswang: Guitar," the second installment in my visual "Aswang" digital-art series. You may remember the first image from my
I've always been fascinated by the manananggal monster, to me the most intriguing and horrifying of the various Filipino aswang types. The manananggal is a female vampire who can split off the top half of her body from the bottom half, grow wings, and feed on children, pregnant women — especially their favorite snack, the unborn fetus — through their vampiric tongues like straws: long, hollow, almost prehensile tubes that suck blood and what-all parts of you and me can be siphoned and suctioned away into the maw of the manananggal clinging like a fly to the ceiling rafters.
Fun, huh? Click on this image to be taken to a full-size version of the art in my deviantART site. To see the first in the series, click here.
About this second, new image
Take care, now. Don't let anything fly in the window and perch on your ceiling. Especially if it seems to have a long tongue. Sleep well.
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