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The Weeping Woman
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Published: March 9, 2013
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Created for a Collective Exhibition in Mexico, as homage for a mexican Rock Band. It depicts my vision of one of many versions of the mexican legend of "The Weeping Woman" (La Llorona) and it is inspired by the song of the same name by the band Caifanes. The legend tells the story of a young woman who has lost her children, even after her death, during nights her spirit keeps weeping in sadness looking for them. Again, this is one of many versions :)

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Created in Mudbox & Maya, rendered with mental ray and post in Photoshop.
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Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
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CuteDevilDrawings's avatar
CuteDevilDrawings|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just wow!
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DeadDancers|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous!
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Crakower| Digital Artist
it's realy poétic !!Love 
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Painsmash|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love it!
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STRVNRTST|Student General Artist
awesome
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icexdragonkin|Hobbyist General Artist
omg i would love to use this as a possible base for a drawing. ALL CREDIT WOULD GO TO YOU. 
if thats okay?
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icexdragonkin|Hobbyist General Artist
like just her posture nothing else in the photo.
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NikiLicorice|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome :D
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Roozea|Hobbyist Digital Artist
best character i have ever seen! 
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cullyferg2010's avatar
Beautiful presentation of a native legend.
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wiedzminka|Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant and beautiful
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eduardoreinoso's avatar
Un trabajo espectacular, la cromática y esos espíritus plasman de manera única el contenido de la canción.

Me encanta.
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TimBaril's avatar
Oh man, I love this!
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Becarra|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! Simply WOW!
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matchabun|Hobbyist General Artist
Nunca pensé que una historia tan triste podría convertirse en una ilustración tan hermosa e inspiradora!!! Panda Bunny Neko Misc Emoji-07 (Applause) [V1] 
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Greyscale-pinups|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning render. The central model is beautiful and the spirits spiraling around her just add to the beauty of this piece.
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Gmatty's avatar
Thats just beautiful............Clap 
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Joemark23's avatar
nice character
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Br4z's avatar
Br4z|Professional Digital Artist
Amazing OMG MOAR POEMS! OMG MOAR POEMS! OMG MOAR POEMS! OMG MOAR POEMS! 
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skpManiac|Professional Photographer
Very Nice work :)
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Juelglow1234's avatar
This is amazing work:)
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MikeMS's avatar
MikeMS|Professional Digital Artist
Amazing!!!
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TIKISERB|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOVE ITTTTT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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elvin-aslanov's avatar
Reminded me of Pacahontas :P
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