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John Wayne Gacy by AnthonyPresley John Wayne Gacy by AnthonyPresley
I started a new series with my photography which portraits of the most well-known serial killers. I decided to kick it off by doing my own intro by portraying John Wayne Gacy. Honestly, I had no specific reason why I chose him. To give you small info on him, he killed around 30 to 40 people. He targeted young male prostitutes, and on weekends would dress up as a clown to do birthday parties.

Model- Myself
Makeup- Myself
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Given 2009-05-21
John Wayne Gacy by ~Demonflame was the first step taken into a photographic project based on portraying well-known serial killers. I like it so much that I 'borrowed' it from the Cosplay gallery for today so I could feature it as a DD. ( Featured by TanyaSimoneSimpson )
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ImEthereal Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
Acid Bath \M/
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TedManiac Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011
My friend lives in his house o:
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LucRae1 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I believe you captured him well. Great job.
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RequiemsandReveries Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
Crazy freaky!
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flyingbride Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2010
i like this one because the idea is disturbing (and i'm interested in serial killers) and it's a great picture ^^
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RobinLeePhotography Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010
this is awesome! i love how you do series
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thebeardedbeast19 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2010
Why So Serious?
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BeCharming Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
GREAT PIC!! now I can't sleep o.o LOL
serial killer clown...great...
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malonester Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010
Super awesome! I've always had this fascination with the serial killer mind. When you put the make up on, did you "feel" different at all?
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Through-Your-Eyes Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
His clown self was his alter ego, 'Bad Jack'. He was skillful, but not enough. Very good. I love this.
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Geni-Tamerlaine Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
He was a freak, and he got a better death than his victims.
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craigdekarske Featured By Owner May 14, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Just to make it clear, he did not kill young male prostitutes. Most of the teenagers he killed worked for him at his contracting company called P.D.M. (Paint decorating and Maintenance).
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mmmcitrusy Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2009
This is intense.
Very nice!
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TanyaSimoneSimpson Featured By Owner May 31, 2009
May's Horror DD Round-Up Article is up and this photo is in it :aww:
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T4l0n Featured By Owner May 22, 2009
really nice idea and shot
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AlatarielTinuviel9 Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Wow. Awesome concept! So creepy. The composition matched with the make-up make for an amazingly moody and engaging shot. Great job!
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blacklightkingdom Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
love the pidture - love the color - love the inspiration - FAVE ! :D
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rosencreuz Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Nice~
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Livi--x Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Amazing! Love it.
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Livinonaprayer92 Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Fucking awesome... a little twisted but its really good
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krishnachandranu Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
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awesome !!!
congrats :hug:
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:heart:
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amosa Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
wow, splendid idea O.O i'm in aw
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floobity Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Very cool. Great idea and well done. :+favlove:

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~Manda
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stripedwine Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Serial killers rock... terrible thing to say, yes I know.

I approve of this series. \m/
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montroytana Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
oh congrats on the dd
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giorjoe Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Professional General Artist
Serial killers don't deserve to be portrayed.
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rene-r Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's still a great cosplay portrait, even if serial killers deserve it or not!
If you think like that, movies like Operation Valkyrie have to be forbidden. Or let's overact. People like Hitler don't deserve for e.g. to get lectures about himself!
Your annotation isn't fair, try to rethink it.
This shot is just awesome! You totally deserve the DD!
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giorjoe Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Professional General Artist
1. "Operation Valkyrie" was a political emergency plan, it had nothing to do with serial killers.
2. Hitler gets lectured on, so that he doesn't happen again.
3. Lectures are not artworks.
4. This photo is not a cosplay portrait. It's a shot of someone's smeared face.
5. If you think this is awesome, you are wasting your time here. :eatshit: instead.
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Irv-Ing Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Professional General Artist
(Y) Complettely agree. Great!!
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TaIanTeDiMagEs Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
the things of nightmares.
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SovaeArt Featured By Owner May 21, 2009   Traditional Artist
This is a really great depiction of him. I was always fascinated by the duality of Gacy dressing like a clown to entertain children, and being adored by nearly all who met him, while simultaneously finding these boys to rape and murder, and keeping their bodies around as long as he could. So the sort of grinning crudely painted face you've done fits him well.
On a side note, not all Gacy's victims were prostitutes. Many were but he would also find boys and offer them work at his home, and others he would simply kidnap.
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Chimera1103 Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Wow. Awesome.
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ectimages Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Professional Photographer
Waw!
I really like this, and a powerful message too
Love the colour!
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DFQ Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
great photo .. ^^
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Wallonthefly Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
looks like a horse in gallop or pulling back, in the blue and red of the light on your face... very cool
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7900 Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
nice! :D
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Jarkheld Featured By Owner May 21, 2009   Photographer
wonderfull!!!!
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HarleyCQuinn Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
well i definatly think you captured that serial killer look ;)
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Talei Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
So sinister looking, its great. I wouldn't be surprised if it caused debate though. But I think its really interesting. And its something fresh and original, too. I love how you can sorta see both sides in one image. A well deserved DD! Congrats!
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Smangii Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woah, didn't know it was a face 'till I full viewed, great shot!
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00alisa00 Featured By Owner May 21, 2009   Digital Artist
Nice! :)
congrats!
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Liraa Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Stunning
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HB84 Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful :rose:
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DraculeaRiccy Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Professional
I like it a lot that one can't see your eye...and the make-up makes the whole image look creepy, but in a way beautiful too. great work!
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shenhai Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Incredibly creepy. I love the expression and the way you can't see your eyes. amazing.
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lullacrie Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
nice!!! I used to have a big obsession with the mind behind this fella. congrats on your DD :) well deserved
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sonnet-contempo Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
nice pic
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MythArcana Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Ack! I had to look at this for a few seconds to get a focus on what this was! At first I thought this was the belly of a tropical lizard! LOL! Very dramatic and interesting piece of Americana! Gotta love those serial killers we raise here! Excellent work and congratulations on the DD!
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AlexPanacro Featured By Owner May 13, 2009
if they make a film about Gacy, this looks like it would be the movie poster. Hey maybe you should do that. make this picture look like a movie poster with a tag line and stuff and call it "pogo" or something. haha, just a thought
good photo
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