B-Movie Star in Arachnophobia Horror Movie

Available for Purchase HERE.

The story

After having her 15 minutes of fame, Amelia was over the moon. She was finally where she belonged. She had always known she was a star and better than everyone else.

But, as it happens, people soon lost interest. It didn’t help that she was talentless and rude.

The movie roles stopped coming. She was dead broke, so, she did what all B-Movie Stars do, she caved in and stared in a low budget horror film.

The movie was a cheesy film about a serial killer who used spiders to torture and kill his victims. Although Amelia had struggled with arachnophobia her whole life, she couldn’t pass up on money and the possibility of being in magazines again.

One would assume that her descend from fame would soften her heart and make her a better person, but it didn’t. Not even slightly. She was a vile and very much hated diva.

To get back at her, the crew members baked a special batch of cupcakes – they knew sweets were her weakness. The cupcakes not only made her put on a lot of extra pounds, but they also began transforming her into the creatures she most feared . . . spiders!

On the bright side, maybe now she’ll be featured in more magazines. Just as she’s always wanted.

The Prompts

Click on the links to view the blogs for the prompts.

Day 9 – Phobia

Day 20 – Baked

Day 23 – Menagerie

Day 28 – Eight-Legged

Day 29 – Film Scene

 Extra Info & Pictures

Out of all the light boxes I created for the April Art Challenge, this one was the one I had the hardest time with. Simply because I didn’t have the full story from the start. I had most of the elements of the story, but I hadn’t quite pieced them together.

In the end it worked out however. I really like the color scheme I used and how certain elements look.

My favorite part of this light box is that her eyes change when a light is pointed at her and when the light is off. The shadows, created by lights, make it look like she is looking off to the side, whereas when the lights are off, it looks like she is shocked.

The Original Sketch


Tools Used


Specialty Cardstock Starter Kit, 8.5 X 11 Inches, 72 Count

Vellum Paper Variety Pack Assorted

Origami Paper Assorted Transparent Color


Flexible LED Light Strip Warm White 16.4 Feet (5 Meter)

Adapter Cable Connector Kit for Single Color LED Strip Lights 2 Pcs

ZIUMIER Regulated Transformer for LED Strip Lights 2 Pack

LED Strip Light Inline On/Off Switch Cable 4 Pcs


PH Neutral PVA Adhesive 4 ounce bottle

Xacto N0. 1 Precision Knife With 5 No. 11 Blades

Rubber Tip Tweezers

Kuretake Watercolour Brush Pens 24-Colors

Prismacolor Colored Pencils 72-Count

What type of light boxes would you like to see from me?

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