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hanging by scaryjesus hanging by scaryjesus
the second in my series of execution methods. obviously, this one is hanging.

i used liquify tool on the neck to pull the rope tighter into the throat, and dropped the shoulders down to emphasize gravities pull on the body over time. also, i shaded the face, neck, sternum and ribs for that wholesome sunk-in look.

there's four methods of hanging: the short drop, suspension hanging, the standard drop, and the long drop. in the long drop, it's not uncommon for the person to be decapitated by their own body weight.

there was also an alternate method to hanging used for a short time, called the "upright jerker". as in a normal hanging, the rope would be put around the victims neck, but instead of dropping down, the person would be jerked into the air by a series of pulleys. the idea was to break the persons neck for a quicker death. since this machine wasn't effective, it was never used after 1930.

class is out. ...the more you know. ;)

stock: ~Morf-stock and ~sadestock
texture: ~darkrose42-stock and some of my own

execution by immurement - [link]
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gagambo Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012   Traditional Artist
wow!! so scary I love this
DarkGirlplz Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
Absssloutely love it!! It`sss sssso realisstic!

Amazing jo on that!
scaryjesus Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Exactly what I was going for! =D Thanks!
DarkGirlplz Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011
Alwayssss welcomed, my friend :)
zahirvemavi Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2009
hey, it is a wonderful pic. i'd like to use it on my blog, if you wouldn't mind -giving you the credit, of course.:D

here is the link
scaryjesus Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sure thing. =)
librarian-of-hell Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Lovely! At last a _realistic_ pic of hanging on dA, lol.
I hope my new dorm room will have something I can hang on too ^_^ (Damn rope broke last time.)
scaryjesus Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hehe. thanks! =)
SinclairSolutions42 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's totally disturbing. You're so talented, I love how you actually made it look like a realistic hanging!
scaryjesus Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks! it's all in the details. ;)
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