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88  .b l a c k. by vashperado 88  .b l a c k. by vashperado
八十八 88

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Music Insp: "Black" - Danger Mouse & Danielle Luppi ft. Norah Jones

Until you travel to that place you can't come back
Where the last painting's gone and all that's left is black

At last those coming came and they never looked back
With blinding stars in their eyes but all they saw was black

And when you follow through and wind up on your back
Looking up at those stars in the sky those white clouds have turned it black


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creatureofh4bit Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2018  New Deviant
Amazing work, really creates a moment. Not to be picky but is there a 1920 x 1080 size available?
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Dale-Husband Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2018
I have created a backstory to try to fit the artwork above.

"88", real name Diana Miller, is the 88th Caretaker of the sleeper ship Salvation that has been traveling from the ruined planet Earth to an Earthlike world that is over 100 light years away from the Solar System. The Salvation can only go as fast as one-tenth the speed of light, so the ship was intended to take a total of 1,000 years to reach its destination.

Though she appears to be a teenage girl, 88 is actually over 1,000 years old, having spent most of her existence in suspended animation along with thousands of other teenagers dispatched from Earth as its biosphere was slowly collapsing. She was awakened from her sleep by the 87th Caretaker, who intended Diana to take his place while he returned to sleep. To prepare her for her lonely task of overseeing the Salvation's operations, 87 had Diana undergo severe mental conditioning which suppressed both her normal human emotions and her sex drive, making her rather like a Vulcan of Star Trek. Well, not quite; sometimes her original personality does surface anyway and makes her feel very depressed.

Despite her lack of emotion, 88 still needs to be entertained, and she mostly gets it in the form of video games. The Salvation's computer has hundreds of video games programmed into it, but 88 also has access to game consoles that were taken from Earth and were originally owned by an earlier Caretaker who collected them; now they are hers.

About two years after 88 began her duties, the ship arrived at the targeted planet and she found the world to be suitable for colonization, so after the analysis of the world is complete she will  begin reviving the other people on the ship, including the other Caretakers who served before her. Once they are all revived, 88 hopes to have her conditioning reversed so she can live like a normal teenager again (something denied to all the other Caretakers, who served until they were middle aged). She knows that she will likely be expected to have children quickly to help populate the world too.
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Momo-The-Unknown Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Breathtaking. I'm gonna be thinking about this for a while.
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Chibenobi Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am in love with your vibe. If there was a comic book with your character in space, I'll buy and read the hell out of it. Keep up the fantastic work. 
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vashperado Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2018  Professional Filmographer
thank you!  ill keep working
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:iconmnstrfrc:
MnstrFrc Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2018
so peace and quiet and very nice
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ArtFan69 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2018
Lovely.
Great detail, putting in the reflection in the glass.
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fredihaberg Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018  Student Photographer
That moment when it rains outside and you pretend to be in some music video, staring through a window drmaatically.
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:iconziznico:
ziznico Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018
so beautiful <3
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cejunawito Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2018
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BabyBlueVixen-Art Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't have on my glasses so I can't see how beautiful you drawing is. * puts on glasses * OMG THIS IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO PRETTY!!!!
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dragonhunter49 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
"When you stare into the abyss the abyss stares back at you."
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dfox999 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2018
Very Pretty :D
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gubblepuff Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This looks so cool!! Awesome work!
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:iconquietdemonz:
QuietDemonz Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2018
Love it
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Demonzu-Lucy Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2018
i want to draw backgrounds and paint like you man! 👍👍👍👍 
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BigChorizo Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2018
*Wow.. I Love this*
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ThatAwkwardWeeaboo Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2018  Student Digital Artist
its amazing in every way!!! i always wanted to draw anime!
:llama: (i chose llama because they're my favorite animals, and you're lucky to get one!!)
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StudioRisingStar Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2018  Professional Filmographer
Simply Amazing! Great composition!
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sweetdreamz12 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
I love this pic! I often look up to the stars at night and imagine.
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ArcticSnowy21 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2018
+fav 
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PhantomEclipse17 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2018  Student Artist
Very relaxing piece. I love how dark it is.
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20sHPI Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2018
Heart 
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xXSufferinsilenceXx Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2018  Student Digital Artist
i love how lonely you've made the atmosphere feel just with the colours, if that makes sense lol
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kentasatoshi Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2018  Student Artist
Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart 
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:iconwerol:
werol Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow!
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mrmosin Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
NICE MY NEW WALL PAPER
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DunkleMaterie Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2018
Spacebook Girl 4ewa :flirty:
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DJMadameNoir Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
that is amazing!
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ameel Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2018
i thought it was Knights of Sidonia  :)
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wasabiiid Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2018

Wow awesome artwork!! Any chance I could use this as a background visual for a music video on my music channel? With credit of course :) - www.youtube.com/wasabiiid

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GermanPete Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
That's very emotional, despite showing so little.
Great work!
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davinche88 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful:-)
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packy1800 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018
Very nice!
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:iconjaksnsoheloisesbrait:
Wow! I see this art in a video on the youtube, i have even idea that i'ts from devianart ( don't worry, the ppl who make the video don't plage u~ he just use from background from a lyric translation of a music for my language, idk if he give you the credits, i'll se later //sorry my bad english, i'm brazilian ;w;
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FantasyRebirth96 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018

Oh ho wow! I like this! Quite the amazing job here! If anything, you should do more much like this here! I really hope you'll do some action/combat scenes someday^^ It's up to you really. It's not my call to make really~ I wish you best of luck^^


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Nearys Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018
Cool light and reflections on the floor =) 
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CittyCatRocks Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no
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TJverhagen Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2018
Beautiful work!
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Cumulusnubes Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2018
Great!
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digo-bertini Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So beautiful
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Joaquin-Gear Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2018
Lovely
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Darniacue Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
Heart I love this 
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k-i-z-u-n-e Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018  Professional Artisan Crafter
Somehow I find it really moving... beautiful work <3
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pxrfxctmajor Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I absolutely love how you painted this, looks like a real piece of art!
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UnbalanceMadness Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love the stars so pretttyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
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