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Flores Latinas

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What We Do In Life Echoes In Eternity...

Finally, I've finished my first real first digital painting. Done in Painter.

I wanted to depict a common roman scene, as we could see in the world I've re/created, the roman world of the small city of Conimbriga, 2000 years ago. She is Clarisse, and he is Carbone, sister and brother. This is the moment before the fight that this gladiator have to make. If he win - better to say: don't lose his life - during three years on continuous battles, he earns the freedom, and therefore, will be able to buy is sister from their master.

This picture could be a wallpaper ;)

Don't ask me how long did it take me to draw this, I don't have a clue, but a lot of days.

EditMay 2005

I had this in mind for quite a long time now: to change a bit this pic. So, I changed many little details, did a recalibration of the lights and shadows, worked on a bigger format. I prefer now, it's better for my portfolio, and for a print too :)
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osyris's avatar
My friend, you post no more here! I would keep up more with your blog but my French is well... except for a few romantic words I can decipher, I'm dumb to French. Hope all is well for you.

Anyway, I was reading this deviation's description and feel compelled to write. Not sure when or where the story will go, but this work is superb for more than just the visual. I wish permission to use them (their name, more specifically) in a story that tells what happens before, during, and after his battle. (This, of course, is if they do not already have such.)