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Seasons Change

By JoJoesArt
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"Do not fear my little one,
summer's over, fall is gone,
winter's coming like a thief,
yet there is no need to grieve.

Seasons change, time flies by,
birds sing summers' lullaby,
winters' cold and ruthless sting
clears the way for newborn spring."

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Recently I have been thinking alot about the topic of "seasons". We all face lots of challenges and hardships in life. Maybe someone we loved passed away. Maybe we are trying our best to get a job, but we don't get one. Maybe we are scared by all the horrible events taking place in our world nowadays. Whatever it may be, I believe that, just as in nature, we go through "seasons" in life. Just as winter will clear the way for another spring at some point, our hardships will end and a new spring, new hope, will bloom; as long as we keep striving and don't give up.

My little brother just recently left for a 2 years mission (just as I did a few years ago :D) to Japan (for our church :)). I am very close to him, he is like my best friend. While it was painful for me when he left, I know that he will come back and that moment will be ever more joyful and happy and that friendship will be even stronger. Times of loneliness, times of grief and times of pain may not be very comfortable, but if we try to see the bigger picture, they can help us progress. They are necessary for us to even treasure the happy moments and blessings in our lives. 

I would love to hear about your interpretation of this artwork and the topic I have been writing about. :la:

Software used: Adobe Photoshop CC, Wacom Intuos Pro tablet
Time spent: About 20 hours (the detail killed me xD)

Prints are available here: www.etsy.com/listing/469048703…;

Thank you for your ever ongoing support. Love you! :hug:
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ratonlaveur2566's avatar
I love it. Bought this puzzle for daughter last christmas.
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MyrielLachanceHobbyist General Artist
I just now realized that I got this as a puzzle on christmas from Ravensburger. <3 I haven't put it together yet but now I really want to!
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Rosanna82Hobbyist General Artist
It's amazing
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DragoreonStudent General Artist
I've found this aliexpress store that is selling this artwork of yours without your permission es.aliexpress.com/store/produc…
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WaiWooiHobbyist General Artist
really love this piece! Faved <3
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PresidentStupidityHobbyist General Artist
great job just great very awesome
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Good job :)
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nerdybirdy679Hobbyist Writer
I also a have concern about someone selling your paintings, I recently received a Christmas present of diamond painting - a cheap knockoff that is. Its basically the size of a piece of paper and is completely in a foreign language - possibly Chinese. I was trying to track down the company or at least a translation and found this website 40-55cm-Buck-and-Deo-Diamond-Painting-Stag-Deer-DIY-Full-Diamond-Embroidery-Home-Decoration-Present and then here on DA. Just wanted to inform you.
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SparsileMuseHobbyist Digital Artist
This is so beautiful. What a lovely way to represent renewal of life.
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CirillaqStudent Digital Artist
OMG! AMAZING!!
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huntermarchStudent Writer
Lovely
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D1M3NS1ONHobbyist Digital Artist
Your artwork is amazing! Its to detailed and holds much meaning to it! keep up the absolutely wonderful work!
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I ordered this print not knowing the depth it would hold for me.  I was not able to see before ordering,  the intenseness of the look in the buck’s eyes—-it reminded me of the look in the lion’s eyes from the Chronicles of Narnia (Aslan).  The entire rendering has spoken to me in many ways and sometimes I have just stared at it—-to me, it feels like the Universe/God itself is reaching me through this print (I feel like am the little doe shown peaceful and protected under the Unverse’s vast gaze/scope)..  Your artist’s hands let the spirituality of the Universe flow through them onto paper/canvas to reach others—it’s an immense gift.  Thank you for sharing it.
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GaleMalioHobbyist Digital Artist
Dayum, this is beautiful AND symbolical! I'm sorry you missy our li'l bro. Don't worry, I'm sure he's looking forward to your reunion too :)
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CaseyDeckerHobbyist Artist
That's a very nice and interesting concept for such a seasonal picture you've done. :)
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Speechless! 
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It's Xerenes!!
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This is so amazing!! :heart: :heart:
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LadesireHobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work))
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Soooo beautifuuul and very skillfully done!+fav 
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Beautiful! And thanks for the description text :)
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Beautiful what else can I say
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How brilliant way to express seasons! :clap:
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