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Hell Or Heaven?

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By YongL   |   
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"Everything that gets born dies"
It's been a while, so.. this conceptual artwork is basically about death.
Everyone has a different religious beliefs on death, you can interpret the art based on how you think, feel free to leave a comment as well.



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Thank you!

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Sovietwerewolf88Hobbyist Digital Artist
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I think its very thought provoking and amazing whoever made this piece of artwork is a brilliant person and should deserve full credit and recognition and fame and fortune and even praise also a great audience is needed for this piece of art work as it gives a very clear picture of where a person might go in the afterlife depending on how good or evil a person or persons is also pain and suffering are expected in hell but in heaven you can have all the candy and fatty food you want and get as fat as you want.
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I absolutely love this. It makes me think about some things. Maybe Hell and Heaven are only minutes, maybe even seconds, away. Maybe we've been amazing our entire lives but... It might all depend on the end of our life. We may have only thought about the good things we've done. What about the bad things?.. This also makes me think about your mind being ruined. Unable to figure the time, unable to know where you are. Unable to understand why you're there. This is just what I think. It's a really good piece of art. Keep working hard. I know you're a great artist, and you'll become even better.
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Upon first glance of this piece my mind automatically started working.

The juxtaposition of the concepts of Heaven and Hell are evident down to the smallest detail i.e. the sun and the moon Death and the angel, the crows vs the gulls.

Detail is very rich as well in the greenery around the clock and the ghouls floating in Hell.

As far as composition it is slightly asymmetrical but not distractingly so, I just love how clock is the center but the eye roams along a certain path from dark to light (or vice versa) but always coming back to the clock as if they are deliberating this man's fate.

All in I think this is a magnificent piece and I hope my critique will be well accepted <img src="e.deviantart.net/emoticons/s/s…" width="15" height="15" alt=":)" title=":) (Smile)"/>
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This is a very original idea.Is the first time when i see someone using a clock in a theme like this.
The helll and the heaven are showed in their classic version.Hell is a dark place in fire full of monstruous creatures like the death which sits on the right side of the clock.The the apple and the angel from the left side of the image are symbolic for Heaven.
The clock shows that the lifetime period of the man from the middle of the picture is over.
Also the contrast between Hell and Heaven makes the piece more beatiful.
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YongLProfessional Photographer
I'm impressed. You observe every detail I have included into the artwork before you made up the critique.. you're definitely a good observer with a sharp and unique thinking.. :) I love this critique.. Thank you!
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This belongs in an Art Museum.
pikachu365's avatar
can you make the opposite of this...like switch the sides?
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YongLProfessional Photographer
cool idea, I'll possibly do a remake when I have the time :) but why switching the side? Is there any specific reason haha just curious
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PhotoshopforearthHobbyist Digital Artist
Brillant concept and design.
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YongLProfessional Photographer
Thanks a lot! 
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ArlynPillayProfessional Traditional Artist

Awesome Art!


The Arlyn Pillay Art Gallery is hosting a Halloween themed art show called the Ghoulish Gallery art show in Tustin, California. USA.

here's a link to the flyer for the art show if you are interested


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feel free to call the gallery if you have any questons (714) 884-8700 :-)


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YongLProfessional Photographer
Thank you poisen!
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with pleasure:) (Smile) 
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coolbuthotProfessional Artist
Hi! is this free? Can I use it on my book cover layout?
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YongLProfessional Photographer
It's not, please pm me for more information. TY. :) 
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aimeejasmineProfessional Writer
hi i was wondering if you could drop an email to me at aimee.scott24@hotmail.co.uk I am a huge fan of you're heaven and hell piece and was wondering if you would allow me the rights to use it as a cover photo for the next book in a series i am writing for kindle. I understand if you don't like the idea but i think it could be a wonderful way to promote your work and it is very relevant to the book i am writing. please could you let me know via email . thankls 
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Neat! Great concept and execution (:
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YongLProfessional Photographer
Thank you! 
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Sovietwerewolf88Hobbyist Digital Artist
its extremely thought provoking
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YongLProfessional Photographer
Yes I'm glad it is, this is why I make artworks, I want my audience to think. :) Or maybe to provoke some ideas in their mind!
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enohocHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is outstanding! I am floored by the details, the colors, the fine touches... I also think that the way you worked the concept is so amazing!
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YongLProfessional Photographer
Thanks a lot! 
i think I'll rework on this piece of work sooner or later :) I've some new ideas hanging around in my mind.. so yea.. :| (Blank Stare) :happybounce: 
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Timeothy333Professional Artist
is if u tried to water down the meaning of Life into a picture and make it one Idea thats what this picture is... But the duality of this picture the Complex Simplicity is probably my favorite part imperfections if u can view things threw that filter cuz your view on life skewed then u really can create anything.... in ur head but u got it on paper Nj thought I think the is like one of my core fav on DA sounds  to much but its the darkness Level i like Transcendence or Enlightenment or a Trend Trendsettah is what i receive form this why all the worlds a stage whose char is that? to me he looks come Time Traveling DarkFiend walking away DEmon hahha fun to think its free laters
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