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November 18, 2007
Carve Your Own Destiny by *MichaelO has a beautiful soft painted look with the deep but optimistic meaning made me fall in love with this piece. I think it's incredibly well done and the message it brings made me smile.
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Carve Your Own Destiny

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"Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting"
~Picasso

I wanted to make another image with a similar stone/flesh theme as my other work, 'Timeless Beauty' michaelo.deviantart.com/art/Ti… This time though, I took the reference photo myself so I was able to get the pose and lighting just right.

Thank you for Daily Deviation #3!



Model: Maria Gruner-Wride

:bulletblue: Same model as: ACCOLADE michaelo.deviantart.com/art/Ac…

:bulletblue: This image was also selected to be on a book cover: www.edgewebsite.com/books/tess…


:bulletblue: Favorite comment to date: This is so simple but it means so much to me, I hope I can crave as good as her. :nod: Bleupearl

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bwofficer's avatar
Very inventive!
BellaB423's avatar
It's so pretty! <3
tron1112's avatar
Oh,I like that
babyleah1133's avatar
you did not make that
Yes! It looks an excellent diversion of Pygmalion's Myth. :) (Smile) 
maxsuneel's avatar
one of best painting ever
maxsuneel's avatar
I'm assomimg that the mom and dad started the project and then left her to make her oun life. Good job indeed!
MdnghtDsgndStck's avatar
someone has edited your image and providing it as stock: Femme statuette sculture
a2vaaaly's avatar
I love the execution and concept!
boaty26's avatar
this is one of my all time favorites of yours. such beautiful work with an incredibly poignant message. kudos. :heart:
DraakeT's avatar
U are a big creative artist.....and this is a big gift and lucky thing!!
DarqueThoughts's avatar
great title/concept!
lallydai's avatar
Amazing message.
profutur1971's avatar
cool! Originalité et féminité avec grace et finesse ![link]
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DCTheArtist's avatar
ohh man ! you r very tallented .. :clap:
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So inspirational. Destiny is all in ur hands, da only thing is u need to to dig it out urself. loved.
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ultimatede's avatar
cool concept, great work!
MelGama's avatar
You're featured in Favs of Favs 2011 in my journal - I'll choosing the images and they'll be feature all long 2012 in my page. I hope to put online the journal today yet :)
Congratulations for your wonderful work! :hug:
Merry Christmas! :santa:
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