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We've all come to say goodbye by Blumina We've all come to say goodbye by Blumina
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made for "Ancient Realms" contest. [link]

ok, let's explain something about it! (you'll need to read the contest theme first :XD:) and sorry for my bad english, I'll try to do my best :P
I've always been fascinated by Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontė because death was soo common in those times, even if they had houses and warm places to go. medicine could do little. so, people were almost accustomed to death! can you imagine yourself living in 1757-1802, losing people you love just because of a little disease and still trying to find the will to go on? It wouldn't be the easiest thing to do, would it? I feel a lot of empathy for everyone who lived in a strange and twisted age like that. I'm also fascinated by how Heathcliff went on loving Cathy after her death!
that's why I chose to make a scene about what was SO common during that time :heart:

they're not meant to be the main characters from Wuthering Heights, if he looks like Heathcliff then I'm Magica De Spell. they're just a dead girl, her lover and her soul protecting him.
...I hope this makes sense XDDD

title from "the hell of it", a song made for de palma's "Phantom of the paradise" by the wonderful Paul Williams :heart:

illustrator + photoshop

blanket texture: [link]
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:iconfaeriesketchbook:
faeriesketchbook Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful :)
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Brok3nD011 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016  Student General Artist
This is beautiful! 
I will admit I had some trouble understanding Wuthering Heights the first time I read it, (I was 10) but going back a couple years later it was SO emotional of a read!!! 
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ghostyheart Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If he kisses her on the lips, she'll wake up 
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rvrvreeaawe Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
So I have two questions, how old was she and what is standing behind him?
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
"they're just a dead girl, her lover and her soul protecting him."
:)
she was young, surely less than 30, but I've never thought about that
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SnittyCakez Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh honey :(
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
<3
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:iconsnittycakez:
SnittyCakez Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
<3
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slsilveira Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012
This looks amazing!!! (and your english is fine :))
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! <3
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slsilveira Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
you're welcome :)
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lilalaune4 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like the color style which you use! ;) really nice!
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks <33
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:iconcrazfool:
crazfool Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
So amazing! I love this book!
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:iconendlesssecrets:
EndlessSecrets Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011   General Artist
OH GOD.

This is so utterly amazing, I can't describe it...
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:heart:
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0Umizu0 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, it's really awesome, you did it on Illustrator????!!!! hard to believe o.o but I notice de vectors, it´s fantastic n.n and love the efect of the ghost X3
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Blumina Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
yep, illustrator and photoshop :D thanks!
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:iconwhiterosered:
whiteroseRED Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
Very impressive!
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:iconloveall1229:
Loveall1229 Featured By Owner May 3, 2011
Positively haunting.
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:rose:
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Erozja Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
Hi! :wave:

Your beautiful work has been featured in my journal here: [link] :heart:

Greetings! :aww:
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NeriSiren Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
:( A beautiful image!
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:rose:
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23Faust Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2011
this is beautiful ^^
I love Wuthering Heights :heart:
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:iconeddieroo:
eddieroo Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011
It's really touching even though I haven't read the book :)
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javelincheshire Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010
so sad!!!
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destinykitty Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very cool, especially the transparency
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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ValerioBulla Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
It's so sad and beautiful... I love it!
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
ehi grazie XD
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:iconely-chan:
ely-chan Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
oooh it's so well done! :D
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! :)
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:iconely-chan:
ely-chan Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
u're welcome!
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Nightbless Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is so sad...
A picture with really strong impact :tears:
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thanks ;__; :heart:
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self-called-nowhere Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010
Aww :( Very powerful, and absolutely gorgeous.
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! <3
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self-called-nowhere Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010
No problem~
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AlexAmezcua Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010
I love this, great job!!!
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:iconblumina:
Blumina Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!
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SterlingDragon78 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010
Your wonderful entry has been featured: [link]
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Vanessa-Ninona Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
This is... well, I can't explain. It's far beyond beautiful :heart:

And your speech is really interesting. I've been always fascinated by Death. Specially in past times. Maybe it's because of this thing you explain, because long time ago, it was taken more naturally as now, and it was something so common it was SO part of life itself. When I was a child I used to think of pretty victorian ladies's death, that's why Edgar Allan Poe's works fascinated me xD
My stories are full of dead people, specially ladies... so I'm still on it, it seems.

Amazing representation you did (as always :heart: ). I love the tenderness of that resigned last kiss. And the loose arm of the girl. Everything is sweet and sad.

I'm not active lately, I mean, commenting, but it was really worthy!
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Blumina Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
uh thank you, I really appreciate your comment :heart:
XD uh yeah, I'm so grateful to Poe! He makes me think about important themes like Death with a new state of mind, dunno.. really fascinating indeed.
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Yukkabelle Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Photographer
I read the book when I was 11 years old and seen the B&W (1939) movie when I was around 25 and the story never stopped to haunt me.
When I was around 30 and was changing TV channels after channels in a boring night, I stopped on a movie because what I see attracted me immediately, a beautiful man, a manor, heavy and dark atmosphere, it was in English so I didn't understand one word, but I figured it was Wuthering Heights story. Sadly It was the end of the movie. I make search after that to try to rent the movie, it was the new version of the movie made in 1992 with the actress Juliette Binoche (very lovely French lady). And I wasn't able to find it anywhere and since years passed and I abandoned my searches.
Today I find your drawing by hazard, and you gave me the urgent need to search the movie again. And I will, I am almost sure I will find it with the help of Internet ;)

I love your drawing, you were able to make the beauty of true Love stand out in this heavy sad and dark atmosphere so particular to this incredible story : Bravo ! :heart:
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Blumina Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thank you so much <3
I think there's something special and mind-catching about this story, Emily wrote something that really fascinated a lot of people. I'm so grateful to her!
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Yukkabelle Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Photographer
Yes she was an incredible writer, perhaps one of the best for me. I think I have read all her books :aww:
I took a look at your gallery, you have an amazing talent. I am very impressed :heart: Your last pieces are divine :love:
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Blumina Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I try to do my best :) thank you so much!
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CalamityChemist Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2010  Student Filmographer
Such beautiful colors and lighting. :) Excellent work, I am very impressed.
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Blumina Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! :psychotic:
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