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Original Wallpaper: Poison - A Beautiful Death

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1440x900 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

I currently felt like working with my drawings more than with anime scans, though I have a long list of scans to work with. D:

Anyway, I decided to go simple again with the background and a little abstract with the foreground. Tried working with patterns on the dress and the snakes too, but the result didn't look good. So the only option is on the background, and it actually looked better than I thought. I wasn't that sure at first in choosing the colours, but then I noticed the autumn scheme fits. Though sorta failed with the proportion, I think. :\

The concept is likely about death, or specifically - poisoned to death. I thought being poisoned and died is a tragic situation rather than beautiful. But with all the flowers and pretty hair and how she looks into her own death are something peaceful to me. Snakes because I wanted to add the source of poison and also in opposition to the beauty essence in the girl.

Some samples throughout the process.

Pattern from HybridGenesis, textures from DA! and Stockxchng.
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Comments

  1. Fran Retired Moderator Dec 30, 2008

    What a dilemma D:
    I've just changed my desktop and you submit this absolutely wonderful wallpaper. It screams "Fraaan desktop me!"
    Meh, it's hauntingly beautiful, the whole concept and execution is flawless.

    Very meaningful Gaara ^^ Glad to see a new wall by you <33

  2. vitaamin Dec 30, 2008

    ahh i knew it was yours the moment i saw it. you really have a way of combining colors to make absolutely gorgeous walls with an earthy-tone. its so astonishingly gorgeous

    yay you submitted :3

  3. MapleRose Retired Moderator Dec 30, 2008

    Haha, I saw the thumbnail and thought "hey, that looks like a gaara wall" and I was right XD (I hope you hide your style better for your which?waller wall(s) =P )

    I like the earthy colours, and the vines. You're good with vines and flowers =P

    So are you ever gonna wall that sketch you drew for my birthday? it's been half a year XD

  4. Straawbeeryy Dec 30, 2008

    Wow, I love the golden tone. It`s so rich and pretty. <3
    The vector and art are beautiful. Ooh, look at those vines. XD

  5. Kayote Dec 30, 2008

    Simply beautiful. Love the work and it is perfect for the desktop without being too overbearing!

  6. LunaInverseElric Dec 30, 2008

    Is really beauty!

  7. Hanahanoiday Dec 31, 2008

    Wooow this is sooo original,i like this girl,she looks so beautiful.The plant st her is perfect!Oh i love it

  8. anit4e Dec 31, 2008

    Ahh such soft colors!And the vines are amazing!
    Gorgeous work! :D

  9. YoruAngel866 Jan 01, 2009

    wow nice original :D its so beautiful :D i like the colors and i like the girl fading fingers, its just so pretty
    faved

  10. Chloe Retired Moderator Jan 01, 2009

    Finally get to comment!
    I love the colors! Your drawing is really well done and I like how her fingers are like, fading away! Awesome job!

  11. Piccolobear Jan 20, 2009

    I hope you'll make a lot more walls with your own drawings, if they turn out as good as this. :) I like your latest walls a lot because I really love walls that have elements of beauty contrasted with darker elements.

  12. hgoeihbgg Dec 04, 2009

    I like the hair...so nice...& long

  13. GloriaChan Aug 03, 2013

    I really like this picutre :3 the colors are nice <3

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