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I was asked to send a piece to my former teacher's art exhibition. And I did this as 2 meters tall print on canvas and sent it to the gallery. 
I was thinking about what connect the artists and I thought about the unique skill we have to visualize the places in our minds for other people. 

original size is 11779x16657px at 400dpi
The reason why I did it in this scale is because I wanted the brushwork detail to show in the wall-size print. A lot of the surfaces are painted intentionally in layers with different levels of pressure so you get this sort of raster effect of color when you view it from far away. 
I spent a lot of time just deleting all descriptive detail that the viewer could see without my "help".

Sometimes I feel like just suggesting a shape gives the piece more clarity in the viewer's mind than me taking away that connection by filling in too much definition. 

I hope summer has been good for you all. My vacation has yet to start but it's so close now! =)
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Rena-Sama's avatar
Clap 10/10 would go there 
Lunat1k15's avatar
you are so talented. I really like this alot. Keep posting more.
batw1ng's avatar
This is stunning! Amazing work!
PlotTwistthePegasus's avatar
2... meters? This must have taken you forever!
Upea työ - jälki on hienoa, kun se ei ole liian kliinistä. Hienosti toimiva vähän harvinaisempi puna-vihreä kombo sen niin usein nähdyn ja trendikkään (mutta toimivan) sini-oranssin sijasta.
Aerite's avatar
This is beautiful.
nonidipriv's avatar
Cant believe I havent comment on this. It's so beautiful!
Jaxy-The-Hedgehog's avatar
no words can describe how awesome this is
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pixsubunny's avatar
OMG wowww this is beautiful! <3
HollywoodRaptor's avatar
I'd love to comment, but I fear no words known to me suffice to do that. 
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lovelessdevotions's avatar
Your wonderful painting has been featured here. :heart:
mockingbirdontree's avatar
It's so fantastic like a castle in heaven. So gorgeous. Great job ☺
wateradept8's avatar
WOW! beautiful colors, amazing painting.
polkijain's avatar
I... Am speechless..
Tallon-1's avatar
O-O fgdhgahrdfgcha wow epic
Dagger-13's avatar
Fascinating write up about the paring back of detail, really interesting.  Great piece, too!  Lovely mood and tones :nod:
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dominicthegreen's avatar
This is absolutely incredible!
angrymikko's avatar
I love Snorlax <3 
Glitterwater's avatar
This is so beautiful!!!
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