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:new: Updated: New Artwork, Character design updates and a new outfit!

I want to say "new character alert" but in good conscious I can't call her "new" since I've had this character for over 14 years...CONFUSED!?

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I just could not leave her on the cutting room floor, especially now she has a purpose! To cause Ripper grief ! So I breathed new life into her! 14 years is a long time, especially considering a good portion of people who are into Monster High haven’t even been alive for 14 years :*( BUT on an up note I am very pleased with how this image came out- THIS is the closest I feel I have gotten to Monster High style accuracy so far. My only issue with it now is the calves need to be shorter and feet need to be bigger.

As for Karen herself she was in need of a bit of an update. See when I first made her I suffered from something called Special Snowflake Syndrome and I apparently thought that “popular” girls went to school every day dressed up in club kid mini skirts.

Karen as a character has always been the popular/trendy girl and since what is popular now is vastly different than when I first made her. I had to change her...but how?...I tried to put myself back in high school, what’s popular now and what would be my worst enemy if I was 16? The answer was almost too obvious. And just like that, Karen became a scene kid. She has gotten the biggest overhaul I’ve even given an “old” character. But it was necessary to keep her relevant. Scene just fits her attitude of unwarranted self importance and drama queen so well, her hair was a pain in the ass to draw though, I don’t understand scene hair it’s like a dandelion puff with tentacles hanging from it :shrug:. Since she’s not socially awkward like Ripper or socially retarded like Ox she actually has lots of friends. BUT in the mean time until she gets some who have names. I just stuck some background characters from the MH web series into her friends list to express that she’s a social butterfly, they consist mostly of boys & other Cyclopes, who’s surprised?

Who knows…maybe Karen won’t be the only one I bring back from the dead. I might bring back some of her flock of bitches as well…or maybe I’ll see if any of other of my MH peeps have any bitches who want to be in her flock. Every popular girl needs a flock- it’s a rule.

edit: Now with friends! - Prinny Koopa, Phoebe Menae, Kimon Grimmson, Bree Kelly Ankou, Leon Lyon,Malasia Zal

Other Bloodies
Pupil Eyeson
Mae Wazowski

I hope you all enjoy my little scenester!

Base can be found here

My Other MH OC's

Karen Phemus & Foof © :iconcandy2021:
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shybunnyMH Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Who wants that shirt? me, me me
Candy2021 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
That actually is a shirt! but I forgot where.
Kamau-Studios Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can My OC Leo Leongre Be Friends/Best Friends With Your OC Karen Phemus [link] :D
Candy2021 Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
Kamau-Studios Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :D
BubbltBubble Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
I love her she reminds me of someone from the 80's or 90's. I love her clothes too!
Candy2021 Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
Thank you! Scene was inspired by the 80's~!
BubbltBubble Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
You're welcome. :D and Kool!
Kamau-Studios Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Karen Phemus Is One Of The Best MH OC's :D It's So Awesome How You Never See Her Wearing The Same Thing :D
Candy2021 Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
aww you are too kind! you flatter me!
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