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drypoint + etch
Image details
Image size
402x525px 350.2 KB
Shutter Speed
1/30 second
Focal Length
38 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Dec 9, 2005, 5:37:42 PM
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Jmc117's avatar
its really creepy!
Amaepudding's avatar
i see two dogs!!! OoO
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Ellidegg's avatar
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Happy Halloween! :zombie:
steve2727's avatar
Striking Image!!
dak-s's avatar
fantastic image :) great drypoint overall :D
tju-tjuu's avatar
I featured your work in my journal...


KatieAnnOwens's avatar
eeeh heee heee... I like the teeth. and the over all sketchy ness...
Cynic-Al's avatar
Excelent, i like it very much.
Your whole gallery is really interesting. Your style reminds me a lot of Odilon Redon's work. That is something to be proud of!
stigmatattoo's avatar
+excellent. oh, congrats for the UA Feature, btw. this deserves the attention. the etched and dry-point lines are very well balanced, in fact i cannot see a single wasted line despite the crisscrossing chaos... everything is working to the image's best advantage. love the pure black and almost void eyes of the head-skull-boy... and the dog-within-the-dog, which almost seems like a failed sketch drawn over... but feels like finding a concealed clue. good job :nod:+
apechute's avatar
most people don't notice the second dog.
stigmatattoo's avatar
+most people are missing out :P+
Februar's avatar
that wolf/dog thing looks so great, the lines its made of, also the shadow and i love the whole pic actually
Awesome dude, it seems that 99% of the stuff the same boring crap but this is some unique stuff. I love etching and this reminds me of kiki smith.
apechute's avatar
thanks. kiki smith is one of my favorite artists.
Xerald's avatar
I really love this!
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bergamont27's avatar
intersting picture,
what does it all mean?
the boy is on top of the wolf.Won the battle?
bloody good use of the technique
apechute's avatar
Your ideas about this piece make sense. If you see the aftermath of a battle, so be it. As a rule I don't like to divulge personal meanings behind my work. Everyone reads imagery differently; everyone's interpretation is both unique and valid. I subscribe to the belief that if I come right out and state that my work means this or that, than the viewer's personal analysis is tainted.

Thank you for your comments and I look forward to more of your interpretations of my work.
henspace's avatar
Really love this. I don't know enough about drypoint to comment on the technique, but the drawing is really striking.
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JetJames's avatar
very interesting
JetJames's avatar
very interesting
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