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This is sort of a ripoff (no really, it was inspiration!) of Ghost in the Shell, Lain, and the "All is Full of Love" video (Björk). I almost put some H. R. Giger-ish stuff in there too but I ended up just choosing a plain white background, after about 3 weeks of slow renders and fussing with different background scenes.
It's sort of about mankind's increasing reliance on technology, and how we're for the most part actually revelling in it. Not that I'm one of those backwards anti-technology freaks, I'm pretty guilty of it myself hehe, everything is digital now.. I use a wacom tablet to draw, digital camera to take pictures, mp3 cd player to listen to music, the internet for communication, synthesizers to write music, word processor to write, etc etc.
Anyway I just thought that was kind of interesting. It's actually a sort of cliché theme but oh well, sometimes I like that stuff :b
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:icon4everyoungkid:
4EverYoungKid Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012
:icondarkhalo: cool
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:iconbillain:
billain Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2008
very very drum n bass
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:iconkacper:
kacper Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2005   Photographer
.OMG this is mega great! Kac
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SilentPurple Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2005
I know how you feel... I kind of started to realize our dependance after reading "The Terminal Man", and then I asked for an ipod for my birthday. :/ I still feel like a consumer whore :p
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Paper-thinSanity Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2003
Very cool. out of curiosity, what program did you use?
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:iconprosui:
prosui Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2003
:) (Smile) nice :) (Smile)
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gavinwm Featured By Owner May 30, 2003
TIHS IS F**KING AWESOME. WTF If I could hit Fav 10000 times that still would not be enough. Im watching the Bjork video all the time. Its the best :D (Big Grin)
What a great image :) (Smile) +fav +fav and once again +fav
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aniline Featured By Owner May 15, 2003   Interface Designer
oh my god
how good isn't this!
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melancholicsoul Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2002
All I can say is... WOW.

I'm glad you went with the white background... It lends a certain brightness and oversaturation to the picture that makes it feel even more mechanical and cold... Very impressive, both on a conceptual level and on a technical level as well...

Fabulous

Nate
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:iconfugu:
fugu Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2002
i likes. it gives a sense of... something
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dink Featured By Owner May 4, 2002
wow this is brilliant, how does one start to learn to be this good
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:iconvivifyer:
vivifyer Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2002
sweet render!
i seen that vid clip also
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2002  Professional Photographer
WOW.... simply awesome!!!!
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antisleeper Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2002
this is one of my all time fav renders and indend pictures. i love it so much. *adds to favs
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:iconpsyfect:
psyfect Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2002   Writer
Holy crap! Why isn't this a daily deviation?? Great render!
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:iconesthar:
esthar Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2002  Hobbyist Digital Artist
crazy shit man!! keep up the good work. hit up mah page when you get a chance.
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agoni Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2002  Professional Interface Designer
excellent man.......good work ;-) (Wink)
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aires669 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2002
fantastic, love the influences

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noxdesign Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2002   Interface Designer
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myspivey Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2002
Goin straight in the fav. this deserves DD hands down, very very tight, your section owns. Not bad at all!

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x0rcist Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2002
been in my favs for a few days, awesome piece man. well done.

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:iconbl0ck:
bl0ck Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2002
soooooooo cleeeeeeean !!!! :) (Smile)

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:iconskyfire:
skyfire Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2002

mmm. found the because of your DD. your gallery is amazing. this one is no exception!!!!!! wow i love the concept and idea behind it. nice
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systemaddikt Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2002
I just feel stupid commenting to something like this...It is so good I probably should not even be looking at it...

[ K ]
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mahdi Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2002
like a fox

badass, that is :D (Big Grin)

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giantrobo88 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2002
*jaw on the "f"ing floor*

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the-wanderer Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2002
amazing render, i don't think this is a rip, inspired by yes, but you haven't ripped sith or lain off. It's unique, it's yours and it's beautiful.
-K

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krash Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2002  Professional Photographer
Talk about somone not being noticed by the community....OMG...everything in your gallery owns.

KrasH

Photographer - Kwan Studios -> http://www.kwanstudios.com/
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kaliquiz Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2002
This is good - real good.

So damn good it makes my eyes water.
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goldenchild3k Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2001
awesome!

gc3
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. -- Albert Einstein
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goldenchild3k Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2001
awesome!

gc3
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. -- Albert Einstein
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technohippie Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2001
Wow, great. I wish i was this good...

~technohippie :) (Smile)
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socialtool Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2001
This is scarily good...The white background works well with the very contrasting black tentacles.
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cooper Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2001
woah this blew my mind.... nice work..

dEaTh SmIlEs At Us AlL...
AlL i CaN dO iS sMiLe BaCk...

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digitaldecay Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2001
Geeez. I don't understand why there aren't more comments on this one yet—I'm getting here late! This is definitely one of my most favorite deviations ever. The influences are all outstanding visual references, and the way that you drew upon them was outstanding. The render is ridiculously techie, wonderfully wicked, and downright sensual. The mood is perfectly reproduced from Bjork's video, only softer, less of an edge, more humanistic—more tangible.

On a technical level, it may not have been the most difficult thing to ever produce—but the assimilation of the influences that brought this to your imagination is flawless. The colours... gaahh, orgasmic. The white background can not be topped, the contrasts of light and dark are delicious.

It makes me thirsty for more. I want more angles. I want frames, animation. I want an entire interactive three dimensional world for me to jump into. I want to immerse myself in that universe.

But I can more than settle for this. 8) (Cool)

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pixelphreak Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2001  Professional Digital Artist
nonetheless putting the ripping (which I dont think it is anyway) aside, this thing looks good, it will my personal daily dev :) (Smile)

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dodsr Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2001
i love this rendering ... very well done. i loved all the inspirations you had .. and i like how you didnt cop their style to a T ... you just used what they gave you ... very well done. great message as well.



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