What the hell is Kevin?

He started out without a name and was just a nightmarish thing I wanted to make real.

I've never been crazy about spiders. I've also suffered a few spider bites and if you've never been bitten by a spider, a bite is not fun. I'm not phobic, I just don't like the eight eyes. And those eight eyes became the focus of this piece.

I like to research stuff in order to be as accurate as possible. I found the above image on Google, printed it out and tried to find the the eye configuration that was the most unsettling. I posted these two tests to Facebook: