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Nice. I love how he managed to give the body a slightly puffy, bloated feel. Something I need to work on.
What a great build! For more information about the Mongolian Death Worm see Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolian_death_worm and another site http://www.virtuescience.com/mongolian-death-worm.html .Frankly, a true microhorror that has killed millions over the years is amoebic dysentery … and it’s real. Let Call of Cthulhu adventurers be prepared for this hideous menace when they travel to Egypt or parts south.
There's a lot of Mythos potential in microorganisms. I illustrated my first Necronomicon with 'monsters' which were simply copies of various parasites under a microscope. The Mongolian Death Worm, though a skilfully built model, does look scarily like a prolapse with teeth. :/
The local name of the mongolian death worm "olgoi-khorkhoi" actually means large intestine worm, as the worm is said to resemble the intestines of a horse. I took many real polychaete worms as reference, which have often some kind of extendable proboscis, and all sorts of nasty tentacles, spikes and mandibles. This was one of my main references, Alitta virens, which looks indeed a bit like a prolapse with teeth:http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alitta_virens
looks like a sphincter with fangs
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