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Sea Serpent

By mtomsky
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A tribute to traditional old sea maps. Layered, laser cut, plywood illustration. 380mm in diameter and 35mm in depth available now on Etsy - [link]

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keep-itHobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool
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LeoDragonsWorksHobbyist Traditional Artist
Great, it look alive, it seems the snake can jump out of the frame any moment *_*

shadows and backgroud give a very sense of deepness

PS sorry for the bad english -_-'
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Too cute! And beautiful layers and layers of detail.
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xDoglateHobbyist General Artist
Wow! I love this one!
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BillyNikollHobbyist Photographer
Great, man!!!
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PgcolluraHobbyist Traditional Artist
You dont see things like this every day
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This piece is so beautifully composed. I love the way the border goes from clouds into waves. The longer I look at this the more I see hidden in the water. I absolutely adore the darkness at the top. You've captured the helplessness of a tiny vessel tossed in a tempestuous sea and a monster straight out of the legends told by old sailors. Really incredible <3
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Wow! A special and also very beautiful kind of illustration!
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mtomskyProfessional Artist
thank you!
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You're welcome. I also work with wood(sculptor) and know a lot of people who do in a variety of ways, but I've never seen something like this before!  It's a matter of taste of course (like everything else too ;) ) if someone hangs it on the wall or not, but it's for sure a very unique and absolutely great work! ...specially the lively layers and the small details. If the plywood had known that it once will show a tale =) (Smile) !!
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MarijaMiladinovicStudent Traditional Artist
Wonderfully! :D And all of your work is!
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MirrixorStudent Traditional Artist
This is amazing :wow: The amount of layers and how perfect they work together, lovely :love:
And a real inspiration for a project at school I work on. I wanted to do something with wood, and my teacher advised me to use the laser cutter for it, but I did not know what to really do with it. No I see it can be so delicate and awesome. Thank you :D
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mtomskyProfessional Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you like it!
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Binomial-ExpansionStudent General Artist
Absolutely amazing :) - so intricate. 
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SovriinStudent Artisan Crafter
Damn, this is gorgeous!
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Wiewior-Scar General Artist
Whoa...OoO It's amazing... and this little  squid is simply the best! :D
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rannveigfunderudStudent Traditional Artist
Super nice!
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crazyruthie Traditional Artist
you're in the :iconspirals-and-swirls: yellow feature![link]
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This is very neat. The change in colours adds more dimension, and the detail is impressive. I can't imagine how much work this might have been. The boat fits with the design really well and look at those teeth. It'd be really cool if you made a container under it, so it could work as a box top : )
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Thanks, I'm glad you like!
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