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Some Days are Longer

By kchilt
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10,000 miles to paradise. Some days are longer than others, some days fade to quick. It's a far climb on certain days and a short walk on others. This day is one promised with warning. Whatever the day, the crows will always come out.

A representation of how time slips by and how death is a presence in everyday life. Though it didn't start out as that; I just drew a long hill surrounded by clouds, then it spawned from there.

:pointr: Edit: 7/13/05
:bulletgreen: Higher resolution.
:bulletblue: Added a shadow behind the figure.
:bulletpurple: Raised the opacity of the floating clouds in the sky.
:bulletred: Colorized the clouds a bit more.

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EliseFright's avatar
Whimsical is the perfect word :heart:
mcaballer4's avatar
good and beautiful work!
Aephelide's avatar
That's so poetic !
I love it . :+fav:
Quo-Girl's avatar
This is kinda like what I'm feeling right now. Running, either away from something or nothing, or just completely wasting my time. I really love the designs on those clouds. Asie from the long and winding road (which didn't appear obvious to me at the start until I looked at it closely), I think the feathers and the birds are also my favorites. I didn't read the description until after I thought of the idea of black birds depicting death or just the gloomy days in life. Really neat concept. Well done.
shod4n's avatar
Wow, amazing.
Ennai's avatar
The road seems to travel on forever, but the boy is determined to get to the end. Beautiful clouds by the way, and I like the fact that the stars, moon, and sun are all suspended from string.
Fooledsweetness's avatar
isn't that the truth!
mertonparrish's avatar
Now this is really cool... so imaginative... fantastical... metaphorical... not to mention great composition and colors...
Brililliant. You are a worthy artist.
I love Little Nemo, it was my first movie...
i think i still have it...
PurpleMonkeyCovers's avatar
wooow, this is so pretty! :deart:
simulshah's avatar
Spyroflamesredsbum's avatar
Whooooaaaaaaa O_O
AMAZiiing i luv it toooooooooooooo much :w00t:
Jezhawk's avatar
wow the depth in this is incredible. So very inspiring :clap:
Karotte-Chix's avatar
oh how magical...:giggle:
wrzosowata's avatar
These birds look like Odin's ravens - Hugin & Munin :)
amazing art! :)
Kitten-Infection's avatar
This is SO beautiful
How did you do it?
Jammerlee's avatar
I love the concept, and the colors are very soft and gives sort of a surreal feeling. Much love ^^
redrhythm's avatar
I really can't take my eyes off of this, the colours are so stunningly beautiful and I love how you composed it, especially with the metaphors all integrated into it. It's one of those rare pieces that I find heartstirring and it's wonderful that you've shared it. Thank you!
lovedk's avatar
I just love it! It's so magic... +fav
Toodledeedoo's avatar
soooo pretty...gives this illustrated feeling to it...like one of those you would find in a really fancy story book
obviously-subtle's avatar
It doesn't surprise me that this got a DD, the atmosphere almost defines fantasy. The details are fantastic, the movement through time and space... and I consistantly love your color palettes. They work so well with the feeling ^_^
I almost wish I could be up there following...
It does, however, surprise me that this piece only got 172 comments, and yet over 900 favorites... it deserves way more. Although I doubt another favorite in addition to this comment would be a bad thing ;-)
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AnaDjBarbie's avatar
WOW!! This is so amazing clap:!!! Clouds, moon and sun... incedible.
ravensdad's avatar
Wow... I really Love this.. beautiful. A definite fav.
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