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This is sure to be a controversial image...

We came up with the idea a few weeks prior to the shoot, for no other reason then to push the limits of our combined twisted eye for offending... or amusing everyone we can.

yes, the pad is on backwards in order to make the shoot happen, i feel its like its jeffree's first period... and he doesnt know what to do!?!? :)

NOTE! - HUGE HUGE thanks to everyone!! especially Jeffree Star for putting up with my weird concepts and ideas... ^RockstarVanity who is the horror mod for the DD!! and to ^Helewidis who is the amazing photoj mod! such an honor thank you so so much!

p.s. i posted a journal about this - and its responses here - please read it [link]

EDIT: all you people "reporting" this image... yeah... its fake blood, and the model - Jeffree - IS MALE!. if this really offends you. dont look at it. the whole concept is gender bending, and if this is too much for you, then we did our job and accomplished exactly what we were setting out to do.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2009-08-16
Today's DD is 'borrowed' from the Photojournalism gallery. Jeffree Star - Peroid by *JeremySaffer is sick, twisted and downright offensive...which is why I love it. I've never been a fan of controversy for controversy's sake, but depicting controversial subject matter with genuine artistic merit creates an image which is challenging and more than a little tongue-in-cheek. ( Featured by RockstarVanity )
Just-another-Briney Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
HOLLYBUG123 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XxLest5000xX Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014   Photographer
Celestial-Rainstorm Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
God, that's how I feel sometimes. 
1235159 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
enough said
IM-A-LITTLE-UNWELL Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh god, all the flame in the comments. Though as a fellow photographer (sadly I don't have any work up because people have stolen my art before) I would take it as a complement. This means you have created controversy and a strong reaction with your art- and that is a great accomplishment. Personally I love it, and I also love Jeffree Star, so you've earned yourself another watcher.
ask-nightshine Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Student General Artist
to be honest I think it's funny but yet very well... I can't find the word so I'll just put informative (it's nothing bad about the picture I kind of like it)
bastardcreature Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
wtf :D
CutiePieIvy Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I love this. Enough Said.

If anyone is offended... as it states in the "EDIT" part..... if you are offended, just dont look at it.
BatSqueaks Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
kinda have to look at it to be able to interpret what it is?
BatSqueaks Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
fucking offensive as shit. :I
koujakulation Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Mm nope not really
BatSqueaks Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
mmm, yeah I'd say so.
As if any man could understand that and put up with it until they're fifty.
Complete mis-representation.
koujakulation Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
You don't get it at all
BatSqueaks Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
I'm sorry you feel that way.
l--insomnia--l Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
I'm sorry that you don't get it.
BatSqueaks Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
I have to bleed out every month and regularly get cysts removed from my ovaries.
I think I get it more then anyone else :|

Plus the 'don't look at it if it offends you' crap is such bull.

I kinda have to look at it to be able to interpret what it is? ;P
l--insomnia--l Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
Okay I'm a chick. I know what it's like, especially when there's a chance that somethings messed up in my ovaries but I don't have the money to deal with it.

And I think that the person who made this gets it more then you do since they mad it.

And know you don't because you can see from the thumb and if you do interpret it to yourself and don't comment.
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VisualEyeCandy Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Professional General Artist
Jeffreestar is rock and roll
deaththekid78 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I got a hug from him on Saturday :) his signature is still on my arm :D
PaigeVampire Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
hahaha i love it :)
NiffCat28 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
what....... the fuck........ XD
Fluffy-fish-llama Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
what the fuck indeed
NiffCat28 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
RJAandBVBforever Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
I actually really like this. It took me a while to get my head around it, but I have to agree with the comment on the DD - the fact that it is offensive is the reason I like it. The look of shock on Jeffree's face really completes it - it makes the picture slightly funny, though perhaps only to those with as warped a sense of humour as I do. :XD:
chloeART23 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Student Artist
satida Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012
KatrinWinner Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
Haha he has no idea what it's like to really have one haha
xxZombieHotKillaxx Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
I think this is really great! not offending to me! i love Jeffree!
FromThePillsInMe Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
I love this image! Really brilliant :)
ARCANUM-ORDER Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Pad is backwards...
Sampixie Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ya know to be honist my first thought was "i want his hair."
Kazulallan Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Haha, wow, somehow I get the feeling Jeffree's now the only man in the world who truly gets what hell women go through in a month XD love JStar, he's amazing ;D
BorgMoose Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012
Totally fuckin cool. Jeffery sporting his angry inch. First day as a woman and already its that time of the month!
Hatchetgabby Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woah,disturbing but very loud,good job.
TheGimpStory Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i mean....ok.... great shot and great light but....HOLY FUCK? :XD:
punkrockingfaerie Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
ok i for one i love this, it different, its shocking, and its just plain out there!
its making us rethink all we know, causing fights and getting people to look, which is what i think art should be about. It should make us think and argue our point till where blue in the face

other than that ^_^ i love you'r stuff just awesome
thejamz Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thats awesome how you made this look almost realistic :-)
lolatheavenger Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
dude, sweet idea. i love jeffree star, his music (and he's pretty)
sarahthebear Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012
cool thought
alexmatra Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011  Student General Artist
This pivture... oh my god... this picture.. xD Awesome xD!!
picahcuegirl527 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011   General Artist
omg i never thought jefferey star was a girl, wait hes gay IT MAKES SO MUCH SENSE NOW! :D
karhiio Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Professional
killah bees

way to go all involved lol
morsmordreee Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
i don't see how this is too terribly controversial. oh no, blood, i guess? because periods are something a lot of females have to deal with monthly. i guess all those people with weak stomachs might as well ban tampon and pad commercials, because that has to remind them of blood. :l
ANYWAY, amazing shoot. c:
tbh, when i first saw this i laughed. so hard, oh god. jeffree's expression is just.. so great. he really looks like he has no idea what's going on.
ravengurl11 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
It's kind of adorable in a way, the look of helplessness does that I believe.
Not to mention the photograph itself is stunning!
MultiPettan Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Professional Artist
My-O-My Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Student Photographer
Um, yeah i just walked out of the bathroom from throwing up. Lol. I love Jeffree but pictures like this I need to be warned about. O.O
HorokuFoxxx Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
What the FUCK?!
LongLiveLink Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aurora-celest Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
How is this controversial? :? This is my reaction every damn time I get my period!
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Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
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1/166 second
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Date Taken
Aug 7, 2009, 3:57:10 PM