Gremlin

2023-08-23 Snargl 2 minutes 28 seconds

Who is a Gremlin?

Creature with green eyes and a creepy look on its face
Gremlin girl with a very large nose and big eyes standing on a rock in the water with its arms outstretched
Creature with a creepy look on its face standing in the water with a full moon in the background
Creature with big eyes and a big nose is standing on a rock in the dark with a light shining on it
A gremlin is a mythical creature that causes mischief and trouble in machines, especially aircraft.

The term was first used by British pilots in the 1920s to explain the malfunctions and accidents that happened during their flights.

Gremlins are often depicted as small, furry, and mischievous, with big ears, sharp teeth, and claws.

They can have different colors, such as green, brown, or red.

Gremlins are not loyal to any side in a conflict, but act out of their own self-interest.

They are also very curious and like to explore and tamper with anything they find.

Gremlins became popular during World War II, when stories about them spread among airmen of different countries.

Some famous works that feature gremlins are Roald Dahl's book The Gremlins, Walt Disney's animated short film The Gremlins, and Joe Dante's comedy horror film Gremlins and its sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch.

Gremlins are also used as a metaphor for any unexpected or unexplained problem in technology or other fields.

Gremlins are one of the many examples of how humans use folklore and imagination to cope with the challenges and uncertainties of life.

They are also a source of entertainment and humor for many people who enjoy their antics and adventures.

Gremlins are part of the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the world.

Example of the color palette for the image of Gremlin

Picture with primary colors of Gray-Tea Green, Onyx, Charcoal, Gainsboro and Ash grey
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 3502-G
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 7005-R80B
NCS S 1500-N
NCS S 2005-G
PANTONE
PANTONE 415
PANTONE 419
PANTONE Cool Gray 1
PANTONE 421
RAL Classic
RAL 9007
RAL 9005
RAL 7026
RAL 9002
RAL 7038
RAL Design
RAL 100 60 05
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 200 30 05
RAL 120 90 05
RAL 000 75 00
RAL Effect
RAL 850-4
RAL 790-5
RAL 750-6
RAL 860-1
RAL 850-2
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What does a Gremlin look like?

Gremlin with a large nose and a large body of flesh on its face is walking down a city street
Gremlin in a green dress walking through a forest with a green mask on her face
Gremlin is standing on a dock in front of a bridge and a bridge
Gremlin with big eyes and a big mouth on a beach near the ocean with waves crashing in the background
Strange Gremlin is standing in the water in front of a cityscape with skyscrapers in the background
Statue of a Gremlin with big eyes and a big grin on its face
Small Gremlin is standing on a street at night with a full moon in the background and a building with a light on
A gremlin is a mythical creature that is said to cause mischief and trouble in machines, especially aircraft.

There is no definitive description of what a gremlin looks like, as different sources have portrayed them in various ways.

However, some common features that are often associated with gremlins are:
  • They are small, furry, and have big ears and eyes.
  • Gremlins have sharp teeth and claws, and sometimes horns or wings.
  • They are usually green, brown, or gray in color, but can also be other shades.
  • These creatures are intelligent, cunning, and mischievous, and enjoy sabotaging machinery and causing chaos.
  • They are sometimes friendly, but can also be hostile or indifferent to humans.
One of the most famous depictions of gremlins is in the 1984 comedy horror film Gremlins, written by Chris Columbus and directed by Joe Dante.

In this film, gremlins are the result of a mutation of a cute and cuddly creature called a mogwai, which turns into a gremlin if it is exposed to bright light, water, or fed after midnight.

Another popular portrayal of gremlins is in the 1943 animated short film Falling Hare, produced by Warner Bros. and featuring Bugs Bunny.

In this film, Bugs encounters a gremlin who tries to sabotage his airplane during World War II.

The gremlin in this film is a small, blue, impish creature with a red nose and yellow eyes.

The film was inspired by the stories of gremlins that circulated among British pilots during the war.

Gremlins have also appeared in other media, such as books, comics, video games, and television shows.

In summary, a gremlin is a fictional creature that can look different depending on the source, but is usually small, furry, and mischievous, and likes to cause trouble in machines.

Example of the color palette for the image of Gremlin

Picture with primary colors of Indian yellow, Smoky black, Viridian, Harvest Gold and Medium champagne
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 2040-Y10R
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 4030-B70G
NCS S 2060-Y
NCS S 1015-G90Y
PANTONE
PANTONE 7411
PANTONE 419
PANTONE 2213
PANTONE 7564
PANTONE 461
RAL Classic
RAL 1034
RAL 9005
RAL 6000
RAL 2000
RAL 1015
RAL Design
RAL 060 70 50
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 160 50 25
RAL 075 60 70
RAL 085 90 30
RAL Effect
RAL 290-1
RAL 790-5
RAL 740-M
RAL 270-4
RAL 140-1

Example of the color palette for the image of Gremlin

Picture with primary colors of Zinnwaldite, Grullo, Fern green, Dark goldenrod and Almond
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 8010-Y30R
NCS S 3005-Y20R
NCS S 5020-G10Y
NCS S 3060-Y10R
NCS S 1505-Y50R
PANTONE
PANTONE 419
PANTONE 7530
PANTONE 2265
PANTONE 2014
PANTONE 691
RAL Classic
RAL 8022
RAL 1035
RAL 6025
RAL 1027
RAL 1013
RAL Design
RAL 000 15 00
RAL 040 60 10
RAL 130 50 40
RAL 080 60 70
RAL 080 90 10
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 780-5
RAL 240-5
RAL 320-M
RAL 120-5
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