Sleep Paralysis is a phenomenon in which people, either falling asleep or waking up, temporarily experience the inability to move. Scientifically its the transition state between wakefulness and rest characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness).
I’ve known several people who have had sleep paralysis, who have even made characters who share the same trait. I’ve never suffered from it myself but I find the folklore around it fascinating, because no matter what nation of origin it always has to do with the visitation of a demon or vengeful spirit who either sits on, restrains, or strangles said victim. And so I drew my own little depiction of it, complete with a demon girl puking black stuff on a guy.
I dunno, sue me.
Fun Fact Of the Day #1 the myth of the succubus and incubus came out of the hallucinations people have when they experience sleep paralysis
Fun Fact Of The Day #2 this dude’s art is so fucking rad
Ava's Demon: Chapter Four - Ava's Wish
A comic I wanted to get out of my system. I drew it the other day but only now had a chance to colour the first page.
Are demon girls cliché yet?
ALL THE REBLOGS
While I was walking around the Forever 21 in Time Square, I heard this remix of Sleepyhead by Passion Pit and I Want You Back by Jackson 5. I automatically took a mental note to search it up once I get back in LA.
Totally made this my text tone.
In work, serving customer, he pays with debit card end up saying “one debit tapped your turn”… I cannot work here any more.
Ships from “Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet”
I could never explain why if i was asked, but i think things like this are really awesome.
Mr Takei, I would marry you in a heart beat
oh my god I love this man
If you don’t adore George Takei, I don’t wanna talk to you any more.