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Precious Maggots by ursulav Precious Maggots by ursulav
So I did this doodle of a Cuddlemaggot (tm) which is over in scraps, as part of some thoughts I was having about cute character design of really unpleasant things. And several people said that it looked kinda Precious Moments.

Because I am a bad person, the mental jump to Precious Maggots took about four seconds, and the desire to draw one was instantaneous.

And so, Little Bo Peep Maggot, herding her woolly caterpillars, was born. (It was that or a little angel maggot with a harp...) To get the look right, I actually had to go look at Precious Moments stuff on-line, and if anybody ever tells me that I don't suffer for my art, I'm going to be bringing this up.

The scary thing was how fun it was...

And what the hell, I have prints! You have nurseries to decorate in a subversive manner, right? $10 plus shipping, drop a line or visit [link]
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E-Man276 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015
Now whoever said that insects can't be cute should have a gander at this!
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Rougealienpirate Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
So sweet
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N3m0ck Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
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RyAction Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
Aww cute~ This reminds me of a level from Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage. It had these worm guys, and one was called Little Bo Peep, and had lost his... sheep... like things?
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manly-man Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
There is no better word to describe this than "D'awww." Makes me think of Little Bo Peep.

You should totally make one that's a black sheep. Hell, an entire flock of them, since bugs are kinda the black sheep of the cute animals.
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UmbertoElHombre Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012
Oh, now I expect that you'll want to push your love of maggots and the Christian tradition onto us all.

JK, I absolutely love this.
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smokedcamel Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I LOVE YOUR WORK!!! :)
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revereche Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The maggot sheep actually look exactly look Cymothoa exigua, the parasite that replaces fish tongues: [link]
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princessoficestorm Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012
so cute.
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TrueMefista Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
aww

even my all-things-worm-hating lil sister liked it
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TobisEternalStalker Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011
awww, this would be the best childs song ever.
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cultofphil Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2011   Writer
I am completely without words. I shouldn't think maggots are cute but somehow you have managed to make a maggot adorable. Kudos.
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cmicenko Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2011
wow it's so cure
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birdtoes Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2010
This made my day!!
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OretaHime Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
this is amazingly hilarious.
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MirrorCreature Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2010
Maggots freak me out, but this just makes me forget about it. It's so cute!
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MorganMidnight Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2009  Hobbyist
It's so cute, in a really horrible way!!! You should do a series of them...
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axeattack Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009
Awwe... it makes you forget they eat horrible horrible things :D
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-me :)
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xvneodivavx Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2009
hahaha, Precious maggotts
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kristinnamin Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009
OMG I just about fell on the floor laughing when I saw this!

My room used to be decorated with Precious Moments from birth up until I was probably 17 (my mom was leery about me changing the decor and then changing my mind up until I'd virtually reached adulthood).

Oh, this is priceless. Thank you so much. You made my morning. :-D
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Mad-Eyes Featured By Owner May 4, 2009
This piece has been featured here. I hope you don't mind.

--Monte
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The-Lady-Blue Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009  Student Photographer
So cute! I love how your brain works. I'd have never thought maggots could be this adorable.
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FeralSeraph Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2009
Very cute, but I can honestly say those are two words I had never expected to see together (precious and maggots) :D
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bia37 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2008   Photographer
very cute but very inventive :)
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Minoru-Kokubunji Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2008
lol how do you come up with these things?
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MorbidDramaQueen10 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2008
I have been looking at this for so long, and now that I have my own DeviantART I can fave it. This is just so cute! Genius!
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Flotter Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMg how cuteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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HasuReborn Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
omg, cute!! i know... cute maggots... but come on!!! ur great
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Sunshines4me2 Featured By Owner May 22, 2008
OMG....This is so cute, Precious were my favorites! It's all in the eyes.....=)
Cuddlemagot!Hehe.....
It's funny cuz they remind me of the waxworms i feed my Gecko everyday!
I'm probably one of the few women that happily plays with bugs, cuz i think they're cute!! Great characters.....I love you're work!!=)
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aww, you even make maggots look cute!
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December-Rainfall Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2008
This was one of my original favorites from before I registered. Finally I found it and faved it. Woo! Mission accomplished. XD :glomp: :dance: :excited:
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toasty-fresh Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2008
I plan on decorating my nursery around this when I have kids . . .
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orchphwa Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2008
thats thats so cute, little bo beep maggot with sheep cattapillersz <3
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Fox-tale Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2008
ROFL and so cute
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purplecatcreatives Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2008  Professional General Artist
LMFAO!!!! hilarious!
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LoveFreeBe Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2007
Luv it! my mom is a fan of precious moments so i find this hilahrious. :lmao:
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transmissio Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007
Why not, hey, maggots need lovin too!
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explosive-toaster Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2007  Student
lol, that is so incredibly wrong.
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KetsuekiRyu Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This image makes me want to go adopt or foster and infant just so I can decorate a nursery with this art.
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chrnoskitty Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2007   General Artist
That is the most awesome idea I have seen yet, but your gallery is full of them! ^^
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zippythewolf Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWWWWWWWWWWW ITS SOOO CUTE!
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Phoneix-Faerie Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
that looks really cute!
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UnionBlack Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2007   General Artist
oh my god I hated those things when I was little, I still hate them, My aunt had them at her house when I was little I saw then and didn't know what they were and I just didn't like them
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UnionBlack Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2007   General Artist
oh my god I hated those things when I was little, I still hate them, My aunt had them at her house when I was little I saw then and didn't know what they were and I just didn't like them
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OrianaCarthen Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2007
:lmao: Words can't express how funny this is to me. My father, ever the coarse and forthright cattle-ranch poet, would refuse to refer to sheep as anything but ‘;prairie maggots.’ (The description was actually quite apt; when viewed from a long distances away a flock of those fleecy progenitors of itchy sweaters and ‘shanks’ of meat indeed bear a striking resemblance to squirming fly larva.) My mother, who just so happens to be a rabid fan of precious moments :bleh: , would always come rushing to the sheep’s defense, usually by saying something along the lines of, “How could you compare something like that to a maggot? Sheep are so cute!” :O_o:
And now I come upon this. It’s both sides of their arguments fused into one! It’s just too perfect. :rotfl: I’m considering buying them a print as a gag anniversary present.
Great work as always, and thanks for making my day. :hug:
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OrianaCarthen Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2007
sorry that was supposed to be 'prairie maggots' ^^;
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Atenea217 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2007
aww i love it!
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Atenea217 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2007
aww i love it!
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meikusje Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2007
I think I hate Precious Moments.
But I like this drawing ^^
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DamonVonBohn Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
This is awesome! now I'm all curious what's next. Precious Cockoroach? *shudders*
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