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The Walls of Unsaid by zancan The Walls of Unsaid by zancan
Lifeless wandering,
Through the cemetery of the places we've been
Time rubbed out the paths,
Except the one to freezing haze... swallowing our world.

Mured in concrete, my dethroned Queen,
High above we once crossed our branches

Now you're reigning over ruins.

Stretched agony comes to an end
Bitter and resigned I'll go unlearn
To the walls of unsaid
The silent loss of ourselves

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Here is a link to a deviant who wrote an interesting poetry inspired by the painting and its title: The Wall of Unsaid. Inspiring others is something that i'm very proud of when it happens.
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I like how you can feel the emotions put in to the work as soon as you look at it. The girl seems so hopeless like she will never find a way to get to the other sorce of life. The only thing that bothers me is how all the buildings are so basic like shapes. I'm guessing you did that either to keep the focus on the girl and the tree and/or show how dull the city seems to the girl. I have only seen art with a simular message maybe once or twice so i like the originality factor and also the placing of everything. I'm glad it's not front and center and you have to think before you find the reason and theme.
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5 out of 10 deviants thought this was fair.

Critique by DannyMechanist Oct 31, 2013, 7:34:00 AM
A particularly beautiful piece. It is actually amazing how much this simple picture conveys.

1) the fact that the modern society is severed from its true roots and is therefore losing itself
2) the feelings of a person who has lost what she loves and knows that she has but can't find a way back
3) the fact that isolating oneself only leads to one's inner-self decaying and leads one to a sense of being ill or ill-placed at the least.

A true Zancan work of art if there ever was one *applauds* each of his paintings is guaranteed to have depth and provoke thought ... this one in particular definitely delivers
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Platypus1973 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2018
Une oeuvre de toute beauté !
miTTinZ-uh Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Im not much in the way of constuctive crituque, I'm afraid; however, i feel that this peiece reflects one of the stronger, if not strongest, connectors of collective conciousness. I would consider it an affrontery to assume what others see&feel from this , themselves, however i see loss and sorrow. But presented in a manner that doesnt deepen or worsen my own sensation of dispair, but rather, it uplifts my disposition.. But Not superficially. This is harder than i thought it would be to explain, and i find myself rambling. Moral of the story: your picture speaks to me on a metaphysical level, your poem reaches out to me on a transcendental level. Thank you for letting this bit of yourself show itself to us All
Spazzboy911 Featured By Owner May 11, 2015
as much as i love how this piece comes together, with the perspective and the color pallet and the size and scope of it, i'm distracted by something here; too many of the buildings are penis shaped. it's not terrible, but i can't help but think to myself Dr. Freud would have a few things to say about it.  i don't thin it's just in my head, either. there are at least four buildings that are shaped as a penis, with a few others closely imitating, and it takes me away from the rest of the picture very quickly. it doesn't seem to match the motif or any theme in the rest of the piece. i don't like that i have to make an effort to not see them. besides that one detail, it's really a fine picture.
zancan Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
As candid as it may sound, at the time of painting the buildings were not intended to look penis-shaped, at all. My sister was the first to emit this idea, then several others. I still don't have this feeling about the painting, although I'm now fully aware. Surely Dr Freud would have something to say, but about who ? ;)
siddharth1412 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Its amazing ....How much time did it take ??? 
DareXart Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
immersive work!truly beautiful!
ANJ-LOVES-YOU Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014
i love it~~~~
Reminds me of me
JustRyn Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel like I might be one of the other trees in that world.
jrseals Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lion-O-VS-He-Man Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013
Eluen Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing :)
AgniConnor Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What an amazing concept! :sun:
urkel007 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Student General Artist
i like the way you use the color in your painting. Very detailed too! Its beatiful!
meimei808 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
buckoe1 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
What a thoughtful design ^_^. Seems bleak but still quite hopeful :3.
theshadedartist Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning picture!
thelinemaster Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
wow is it made on tablet its awesome¡¡¡¡
Grey-79 Featured By Owner May 4, 2012
Thats my fabourite...
rodouyeha Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! incredible!
Sawitch Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
excelent perspective
soradioactive Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011
[link] :This amazing artwork has been featured on my Tumblr :heart::sun:
Mirages-art Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011
J'ai parcouru toute ta galerie. Tout occupée à admirer certaines oeuvres, je me suis dit: que seront les tableaux que nous accrocherons à nos murs ? Et puis ce tableau-ci, entre autre, m'a donné la réponse. La peinture n'est pas morte ! Tu emboîtes le pas des grands noms. Futur Dali ? Non, déjà plus.
ForcedIntegrity Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow … the details are amazing, i love your work. I suppose you earn your money with art?
fidele7684 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011  Student Filmographer
you details are amazing so are the colors. i love it a lot
fidele7684 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011  Student Filmographer
you details are amazing so are the colors. i love it a lot
SandCraftCubed Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
This is beautiful! The detail is impeccable and the definition and perspective is... wow! A++
Acaciathorn Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The green makes it somehow unsettling! :wow:
inZaneArt Featured By Owner May 28, 2011
This is my favorite piece of art of DA
HANDS DOWN <333333333333333333333
JaiAhrTist Featured By Owner May 18, 2011
This is beautiful
converjynx Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
great work and great poetry too!
Azuh-ra-el Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011  Student General Artist
aw. it is sad. I feel like civilization is taking over and the trees are just dying away one by one.
Moneycantbuyinsanes2 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
icecrystalls Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
cold cold world of ours...

You explain feelings better than any word could do it

TicoDrawing Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so crazy, id love to have this on my wall
Ivan-D Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Magnificent work very much is pleasant to me also I in delight
Lunalesreveur Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
this art piece is so sad.. so hurting.... i wish there's a continuation..
diBinghi Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2010
Amzing as usual.. The clouds add so much feeling to this piece.
KelzJoannides Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2010   General Artist
where do you get your inspiration from? your art is always so amazing, i mean, not just the talent, but the concept mostly. Is it from the poems? Did you write all the poems?
AvaLeLe Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2010
i can´t help myself, but few of that towers remind me phallus. was that your intention? relationships based on cold metallic sex....and she is lost among that relations. or i´m far away of the real meaning :)
zancan Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe, that is funny actually, and you are quite daring to expose your feeling ;) well, it wasn't an intent, but it took no long before someone tell me about this twisted point of view ( my sister did ). And everytime someone notices, it happens to be a girl. Should we consider that a relevant statistics? ;)
AvaLeLe Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2010
say hello to your sister ;)
fabianonava Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2010
FrancyA Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2010  Student General Artist
wow....I am very impressed! very good worK!
Hisune Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2010
There was a great talent put in your cradle.
joelht74 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010
Your beautiful art is featured here- [link]
Tuty-Chan Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW! :wow: Simply brilliant :clap: I love it this picture =D
ChibreneyDragon Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010
I could only wish I could critique this.
What I got from this piece is a broken expanse of rootless graves, becoming an empty city of things that should have been spoken. The Dryad torn and separated from her Tree, the one thing she loves most in this life, by careless inactivity of those of us who let the Earth be burried in concrete jungles.
Trapped by neat manicured gardens, soulless teracotta pots...
Unable to reconnect with the wild bright soul of the world. It deadens the awarness of True Life...

It leaves me bereft with longing. The need to flee the urban and suburban...and return to my home, far away from the harsh world created by Humanity.
howardA09 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010
Wow! your work is amazing!! :D beautiful
Rainwhisker-lover Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
zebmx Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great work
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