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Finding Nirvana

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...not the band.

Oil on canvas, 36x36"

I've been trying for weeks to get a good photo of this painting. This is the best I've gotten so far. It's not perfect, but then, neither is the painting... so I guess it'll do.
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sherlock24Student Writer
can i do something of a similar concept and not post it on a website?
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You don't even need to ask, and you can post it anywhere you like. Artists always borrow from each other. I didn't arrive at this idea on my own. It's a mixture of so many contemporary ideas that I don't even know where they all came from originally. Glad you like it though :)
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sherlock24Student Writer
Thanks! Your welcome!
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vivisanopStudent Writer
No painting or drawing is perfect. but you seem to get pretty dang close. I admire each and every one of your works, and artists like you make me love this website. I can only hope to gain half of your talent, as you take my breath away with every painting you draw. Keep up the good work :)
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vivisanopStudent Writer
You're welcome :)
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Eva-Dragon-GoddessHobbyist Traditional Artist
i disagree i think the painting is perfect it's very beautiful I love the clours and the little islandy things c:
Yeiss's avatar
OH! I love the light and the sky...
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DeimantasStudent General Artist
Lovely sense of light
angelielle's avatar
lovely...
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thats sweet... good concept
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nice painting.. so nice concept :D
psychedelicmaisie's avatar
I want to climb this stairway and hang around there... Loved it!!
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It's like a dream i mean..i can't explain how it impressed me!!
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Very great piece of work.
Sounds silly but it's almost sad how the band "Nirvana" has taken away so much from the beautiful meaning of the word itself.
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sherlock24Student Writer
I like Nirvana, but you are right. When you type in nirvana in the search bar, you usually get the band.
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Wow, the lightings amazing, and the sky is positively beautiful<3
napoo's avatar
Quite the gamestage-like landscape art! It relaxes me in the most odd way....Great! Congratulations! Faved!
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Really great art :fav+:.
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s15jesusfreakHobbyist General Artist
This reminds me of the Ewok Village in Star Wars :-) There's a map of it for a sw game i play :nod: This looks a little bit like it. Anyway, great use of bridges to lead the viewer around, it really works :-)
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Dirc Writer
The journey seems longer from supporting idea to supporting idea in the beginning, then the begin to cross and depend on each as well as being much closer together; and then they get more complicated, more fanciful, before you reach the point of highest elevation and complexity... Once again your ideas for your work are stunning.
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Forestina-FotosHobbyist General Artist
I have featured this in my DA journal today - hope that's OK! :)
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That's awesome :D thanks!
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