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Young girls in dark dresses with black hair around their doll-like faces - these are the main characters of Italian illustrator who creates surreal drawings with a touch of horror.

Virginia Mori, 36, lives and works in Pesaro and Milan, Italy. Her favorite media are pencil, ink, and ballpoint pen on paper. The artist gain following because of her unique, dark and surreal style and imagery. "I can’t say how I arrived at this style," Virginia told to stylenochaser. "It has been a long and slow journey filled with a lot of research, but everything came very naturally, in a very instinctive way. I just followed what I like to do."

Artist's illustrations often have a melancholic or the nightmarish feel to them. "I am not trying to explain anything with certainty with my art. I just want to suggest strange feelings and situations in a metaphoric way."

Below you can find some of her works. Which one is your fave?

More info: Instagram | virginiamori.com (h/t Style.No.Chaser)

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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    Extreme sleep paralysis is what this makes me think of. I get it sometimes and it's really a weird feeling.

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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    I wonder if it means anything that all the other legs have long pants and different shoes than hers/the front legs..? If they're not all "her legs" in a sense, it feels uncomfortably vulnerable, feeling like you can't get away, no privacy, aren't allowed to control the direction of your own body. That's what I get from it anyway.

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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    Is this condemning education that is too rigid, book-centric, and not enough creativity?

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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    Dreams. Sometimes they are positive and floating. Sometimes they are negative that you want to hide from under the bed.

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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    My immediate feeling is that father is with a new family, and she's the daughter from divorced family wanting father's attention. My second feeling is this is on the street; the man is a potential predator and girl's face in the window is someone seeing danger.

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    This makes me think of all the different "selves" we project for different people, in an attempt to hide and protect the real inner self.

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    Nature looks ominous and dangerous to some people (the trees are dark and like spikes), but to others you can find your space there and it's a place of peace and rest.

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    That's a sweet one :) Sleep sets your mind free, letting it wander away to magical worlds.

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    So creative! I love the concept. Her illustrations of water though somewhat annoy me on account of their synthetic appearance, but it's still cool.

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