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Escape in Dreams
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Published: November 7, 2012
© 2012 - 2019 KaceyM
A commission for j.fox

J.Fox is a young freedom fighter of sorts (not in an actual military). You may remember him from another piece I did: [link]

Here, J is catching a bit of sleep in a war zone, dreaming of a happier life, one with the girl he loves.

One of the things I really enjoyed doing in this piece, was creating different moods through the use of color saturation or lack thereof.

Since I know the gun enthusiasts will want to know, that is an M14 rifle with scope. ^.^

This piece was done with acrylic paints on 9"x12" illustration board.
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SinisterFoxcloud's avatar
This is still powerful.
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Titanium0SkyhawkStudent General Artist
So sad
(Cries so much )
4 real
Killer1479's avatar
this makes me sad =(
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FirezestStudent General Artist
This scene is so sad. :d
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HymfurrygamingHobbyist General Artist
Wow.... this is actually really really nice. I applaud your works my friend.
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Gruntzilla16Student Artist
Beautiful. Just... beautiful
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SAGADreamsStudent Filmographer
This remember me to my character Prince Panda, he has a story almost similar to that. Between the war and the love! :nod:
CyrusGrayhollow's avatar
Amazing emotional contrast between these two images.
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thewolfstudieosHobbyist General Artist
Respect to him.
ComannderrX's avatar
poor guy. feel sorry for J.Fox
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FurrySkunkyHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is a really awesome deviation, I just really love it
I love the style, I love the lighting, I love the scenes, the colors, the design, it's just so cool!
Really great job here, u deserve a hug! :D
DotorHekat's avatar
make love, not war
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why? I thought you was a peaceful person *n*
generalhorse's avatar
I'd say he's in some late 20th century conflict. shortly after he was about to go all the way before the artist of this picture cut him off.

Could be Africa, newly formed Chechnya, Vietnam, how knows?
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DecacommandStudent General Artist
Touching. Tell him to keep on fighting and she'll be there when he gets home.
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I think this song "When You're Gone" by Avril Lavigne is totally suitable for J.Fox now. That song makes me feel like crying and also this art. *sniff sniff*
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Oh man...
Someone give this guy a hug!
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viperthewolfHobbyist Artist
oh god :-: dem feels :'( Y U DO DIS
flyguy8000's avatar
I LOVE This work with the transition from dream to real world!!
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Setharius476Hobbyist General Artist
I love the way this looks, the outfit he has on looks very WW2-esque. And the fact that he is dreaming of being with his love is very touching. Great work!
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