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Path to the Gothic Choir by Raphael-Lacoste Path to the Gothic Choir by Raphael-Lacoste
this one is a personal artwork inspired by Caspard David Friedrich works on Eldena's Abbey. he was a German romantic painter (19th Century) hope you like it!
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LazyRayFinkle Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017
Spooky and beautiful. Nice one. 
Kane1984 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015
Before I red author's comment, my thought was "if only the monks were turned towards ruins it'd be exactly like Caspar D. Friedrich". So, you may count it as a compliment - you've managed to grasp the atmosphere of Friedrich's works.
morphycorp Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
wa really can feel the atmosphere so close to the one of Friedrich's painting well done :D
damla-deviantart Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
RaymondMaverick Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Fine piece, it reminds me of the spanish legend of the Holy Company. Check it out
SkinPaintArmor Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
holy eversmokes... other professional artists should pay you to stop doing this.  you're making them look ridiculous
mauri2012 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
So inspiring!
loonyleo Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That inspires me to write a pilgrimage scene in my fantasy fiction story. Such a beautifu scene and perfect atmosphere!
VllaD96 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
can I use this  picture in my game????
VoidWarhammer Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
If you released any of your art as a desktop wallpaper pack, this would be it for me!
Great work!
Rabiata Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
It's amazing.

Agree to what Crystal-Sphynx wrote, I can't say it better.
ladyanne58 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
a place I would love to be.
Crystal-Sphynx Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Great ambivalence between eerie and peaceful - very interesting piece of work
xray360 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I got cold looking at this one. Very eerie. You do a good job of creating moods.
madmadman01 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012   General Artist
very atmospheric
madmadman01 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012   General Artist
but I think the arbor's just a little bit too tilted
AxisEnigma Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
ioana24 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Student General Artist
i love fantasy and i love you paintigs too.
canpassion Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:
:clap: Beautiful :) :heart: :love: (:
davidfriedrich Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
Good implementing of a masterful picture from my favorite artist ;)
lil-mike-182 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Student General Artist
i got this picture in some art book
amazing artwork
Szerith Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Ha! Great!
Now that I didn't think about it anymore I found the artist who made this amazing bookcover.
gjsx51 Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I have long been a fan of Friedrich, and noticed the abbey right away in the thumbnail. Great interpretation and presentation. I am guessing you know the original painting you used as inspiration was destroyed by fire (during WWII, if I am not mistaken). I bet it would have been magnificent to see in person.
Your painting captures the mood perfectly, and the attention to tree limbs and texture is impressive as hell. Spectacular, man!
Windmagic444 Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
I adore the tree.
Greta-Heron Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great scene!
Gwasanee Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your work has been featured here: [link]

If you want it removed, please let me know :heart:

Have a wonderful day!
rwodahs Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
Wonderfully haunting -- makes one's imagination run wild. Nice work.
JamesHillGallery Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Love Friedrich's works and love this painting version - nicely done!
YamitheTrixter Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
so pretty
ancient-warrior Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012
Brilliant !
supermarioART Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful!Great atmosphere,lighting and detail!;-)
Silversword520 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012
The first thing I thought of was Friedrich when I saw this, even before I saw the caption. His "Cemetery Church in the Snow" is one of my favorites, and you evoke all of its key elements with this work.
Mr-Ripley Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Excellent work! :clap: Deserves a DD!
satyrgod Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
omg i want to go there...
love it... good work... :)
JewelsMarie Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011  Professional General Artist
Intriguing and Mesmerizing!!
klinik Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
really nice!
QueenOfQuills Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Student Writer
This is stunning - I actually wish I was walking there!
trickyvicky1978 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011
Beautiful picture! Unfortunately I have a confession to make... I have inadvertently used this image as a background for a portait I have recently drawn. I found the image on Google and didn't know that it had come from dA. A member alerted to me to the fact so here I am now writing to you... Here is a link to my drawing - [link] Please could I have your permission to keep it on the site? I have no intention of making any profit from the drawing, only to display it for others to see. I'll also add a link to your image to give you proper credit.
nguyenthanhtung Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011   Digital Artist
great work !!!
BlackDistraction Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
really beautiful!
JRigh Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
Quite beautiful! I can almost feel the damp on my skin from the mist. Thank you for sharing. :-)
ArdentMind Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Fredrich is one of my favorite artists too =)

You emulate his style and theme well ^^

Reminds me a lot of Cloister Cemetery in the Snow
TheZeiGal Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
I do, in fact I love it! All of your works are breath taking. The amount of detail you can put into one piece alone, the folds in the robes, the bark of the trees, goodness all of it just beautiful, and the fog on top of most of it. Wow, you concept artists really blow my mind more than any other really.
Georgie-cheex Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010
amazing... :blowkiss:
peyz4 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010
magnificent work
the-dying-gaul Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
the moment i noticed the tree branches and the arches i thought of friedrich! very eerie and lovely.
OmgRee Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2010
It's incredible how much detail is in this. Love it.
ArtEnthu Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2010
good work. :trophy: Online digital painting Competition :trophy:
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savasir Featured By Owner May 14, 2010
I just added your picture to my Caspar David album on Facebook (to some extent I am also trying to trace his ongoing influence).

Hope you don't mind. Of course I'll immediately remove it, if you do.
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