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Violently Beautiful...

Is a Group dedicated to Horror and Gore! Like the name says, visual works of a violently beautiful nature, but not completely limited to blood images. Any atmospheric, frightening, chilling horror works will be considered for submission. In fact the atmosphere is maybe more important than the amount of gore it contains.

It's a great place for all horror lovers to join, old (bloodied) hands, or deviants new to the subject. Come along and ask questions, get to know the people behind the gore. We're really not as scary as our work. Usually.

We are working to promote this valid art form and challenge the preconceptions of the genre.


What is horror?

Many people simply can't get their head around what is appealing about breaking out the fake blood, entrails and creating scary, horror atmospheres. It's true: horror is an acquired taste, though I'd have to say I believe fear is an integral part of us and our nature. Most people enjoy being scared and hiding behind the sofa when watching horror films, or listening to spooky ghost stories at bedtime and being too terrified to sleep. It's fun. Most people say 'eeewww' at blood but blood is an important part of us. It's our life force. Horror can raise important questions about the dark side of humanity which may be in each of us, and ultimately, something that is a certainty for us all: death. It just takes a little open-mindedness to start seeing through different (open) eyes.

Horror and Macabre Photography: Why We do it. Katerina423

What horror is not:

FAQ #284: Can we submit photographs showing actual injury, self-harm and mutilation?

Please do no submit self harm photography to this group. It will be declined. It does not portray 'horror' in the sense that this group goes for - maybe your circumstances are terrible, maybe they are not - but it is not welcome here. We will not glorify actual self harm. Thank you.

Your Horror & Macabre Gallery Moderator is pullingcandy, who suggests these epic collections for your reading and viewing pleasure.

Horror Resource Guide

Horror Photography Tutorials

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Manners Plz

Horror / Macabre artwork, particularly that of a bloody nature is an acquired taste. If you do not enjoy seeing it, please, do not look. And just as is suggested for Daily Deviations, please do not comment on an artists work with your harmful or hurtful opinions of it. You have the ability to turn off Mature Content works by editing your settings. As with any art, horrific or not, if you have nothing constructive to say in a polite manner, then don't say anything at all.

Any deviants found disrespecting or being rude to models or artists will be banned.

the Taming of the Llama: Keeping the dA Peace. from RockstarVanity

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Joining

* If you just want to enjoy the bloodlust, just click watch.

* If you want to submit your own work to the members gallery, click 'Join this Group'. You don't need to additionally click watch as groups does this for you automatically when you join as a member. We would request everyone keeps their notifications and deviations from the group turned on, so you can be sure to see all the yummy bloodies.

What if I wish to volunteer?
If you wish to volunteer, there are many positions available. If you feel you have the time and the capacity to volunteer in the group, from updating blogs, accepting favorites and submissions, to interviews, news features and organizing contests and challenges, please feel free to drop us a comment on your member application or a note to pullingcandy

Submission info

- to Gallery (Members Work)

Horror and Macabre PHOTOGRAPHY ONLY! Please be selective in your submissions. It's very easy to smear some ketchup over a t-shirt but harder to capture it effectively on camera. Submit only your best works.

- to Favourites

Favourites can be of any visual medium, as long as they are horrifically scary. We are still in the consideration stage for lit. Let us know if you'd be interested in this feature.

To submit your favourites for approval, please keep in mind that this is a horror and macabre group and we are looking for scary, gory, bloody, depraved and utterly disgusting work. Please do not submit a picture of a cute little kitten (unless perhaps it's covered in blood) or a sunset. Maybe it's scary to you but to the rest of the world, it's just adorable.

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Serenade Me, Sinister




Using the Horror/Macabre gallery to bring you music and mayhem, this week I bring to you Moist.

Moist



Moist was a five-piece Canadian alternative rock band that was popular in the mid-to-late-1990s. The band was led by lead singer David Usher, and featured Mark Makoway (guitars), Jeff Pearce (bass), Kevin Young (keyboards) and Paul Wilcox (drums). Moist formed in Vancouver, BC in the fall of 1992.  In January 1994 they completed their first full length CD, which was titled Silver.
Strong independent sales led to the band signing with EMI Music Canada.
The album went on to sell 400,000 copies in Canada on the strength of singles like "Push", "Silver" and "Believe Me".

Moist was most notably known for their in depth, dark lyrics which weren't as mainstream at the time of their popularity.




Push - Moist:



So close your eyes

Your christ has come

The crippled boy that you once knew

The charmed enigma chosen one

With painted lips

Skin ripped and torn

Come touch and feel and lick and smell

This envy that i've worn so well


Wish by PorcelainPoetJesus Mask by AzzronThe Ghost by ValentinaKallias

Everybody wants

Everybody says

Everybody begs

In time


Hourglass by Pencil4artists

So drink me in

Like tainted wine

Come bite down on my sharpened cup

And taste the dreams that numb the mind

A simple word

A harmless glare

That binds me with the thinnest thread

And pins me down to pleasure's bed


Drip drip drip by AnxietyPatientWhat Else ? by joganelkenIt lays in wait, dormant but a by sophos9

And you will be the first to fall

Every feeling will dissolve

We are silver

Morphine baby's final breath

Ever smothered to my chest

We are silver


your silver nightmare.2 by Santina

So shy and poised

With few regrets

A judas kill a complex thrill

A memory i won't soon forget

Been washed out clean

'til all runs dry

Come touch and feel and lick and smell

The hurt that only you could sell


What have you done? by Ophelia-Overdosewashed up by phoheisel:thumb296579119:

And you will be the first to fall

Every feeling will dissolve

We are silver

Morphine baby's final breath

Every smothered to my breast

We are silver


the rising by raido-ehwaz

Trip

Sister i will follow you

This time

Knowing i will follow you

Everybody wants

Everybody says

Everybody begs

In time


Infected Models by LEGENDofLMPF:thumb314646173:Predator by Taragon

You will be the first to fall

Every feeling will dissolve

We are silver

Morphine baby's final breath

Ever smothered to your breast

We are silver


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You can here the song RIGHT HERE.




David Usher - 2 by MrSyn




Suggestions for Serenade Me, Sinister can be made on the news article, on my main page ( pullingcandy ) or in a note, if you have them. All sources cited from Wikipedia.Org.





Horror / Macabre artwork, particularly that of a bloody nature is an acquired taste. If you do not enjoy seeing it, please, do not look. And just as is suggested for Daily Deviations, please do not comment on an artists work with your harmful or hurtful opinions of it. You have the ability to turn off Mature Content works by editing your settings. As with any art, horrific or not, if you have nothing constructive to say in a polite manner, then don't say anything at all.
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JWA2277 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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HypoThermus Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Student General Artist
Excuse me but which folder would this piece be considered most suitable for?
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pullingcandy Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
None here, as this is for photography only. Thank you for asking, though!
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just steping by saying hello
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thank you for the request.
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Mistress-Parasite Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

Sooo I’ve been debating on publishing a few of my poems and found a way to do it :)

Not to mention I could really use the money right now >.<


www.amazon.com/Lullabies-Dark-…


I would love you if you would buy a copy or at least help boost the signal.

Please and thank you <3


You guys are amazing and I love you all~

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DeathxFairy Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Is this group dead?
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pullingcandy Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
No. It is not. Unfortunately, I am the only one moderating it and I was away.
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DeathxFairy Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh okay, great to hear :)
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