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I have a dilemma
something like
Emotional anguish= highest Tragedy
Tragedy = highest Art
And suddenly
I saw...
What I would do
(And others too)
To get
my Fix--

Man, it looks *really* angsty, that's true, but 1) it's "addressing" a bit different issure and 2) on second look it's rather...strange.... (For a while it looked like a perverse "Madonna with Child" thing, heh. Heheheheheh.) And don't you want that hairstuff??

Since I didn't realize until too late that it's a bit hard to infer (though logic tells us most people lack holes in their backs), the grey figure did indeed *tore out* the heart (and whose red-shining blood darkened to black in the scan).

Marker, ink, and colored pencil. (including the annoyingly metallic silver one I hadn't done anything with until now)

[[ remember your taffy love :heart: ]]
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Daily Deviation

Given 2004-07-12
OfTheLoveForTorturedSouls by ~psychohazard rather fluidly embodies a very strong emotional surge and utilizes very basic media for a surprising effect. ( Suggested by strangledcry and Featured by frail )
DarkAngelofKH Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2010  Hobbyist
yzorderrex22 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010
MummyMetaller said it...:wow:

MummyMetaller Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2008  Professional General Artist
Wow, truly stunning! :horns:

*clicky* :+fav:
idolhands Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2008
You may have depicted the height of art and being human in one single image. It's perfection, beautiful and disturbing and true in infinity.
A-Moonage-Daydream Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
That is awesome!
marcowiz Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007
wow!! I love it! :-)
belladonna-atropa Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If this were a pietà, then I find it fascinating the details hinting at your own personal relationship with these Christian icons.

*twists her neck sideways, first to the right, then to the left, pops and clicks accompanying the movement. She laces fingers together, then straightens her arms, palms facing out, her hands stretching while her knuckles chatter in a broken tattoo. Cracking bones can be heard as she sighs and rolls her shoulders*

The first thing we notice is the red of the "Christ" figure(at least in this interpretation) which is ironic because we are cleansed by his Atonement("our garments are made white in his blood" originally being stained with blood, and filthiness; I guess Jesus' blood is like bleach ;P ). So, if red represents sin, then your picture makes an interesting commentary, because Jesus supposedly died without sin.

The next thing we notice is the white "Virgin Mary", a harpy-esque figure and a literal spin on an angel(for if humans had the wings of a bird, they'd probably have other avian features as well). The choice to make this figure white, could be a reference to her status as virgin, but her role in the picture is as the one who killed him. Grasping his body like prey(or cradling it like a mother) she pulls his heart out his back, laying her hand on his chest in questioning curiousity. I guess as the one who gave him life, she has the power(the right?) to take it away.

One thing I found especially interesting is that they share the stigmata, the wounds of the crucifixion. Have they both been sacrificed, then? I also like the texture of his feet. Like torn muscle...

I do not wish to offend you, so do not take my half-assed analysis as an assumption that I know you. I'm not haughty and do not pretend that my opinion means anything to you, just the need to give it is all I seek. I also give only the cursory exposition, in an attempt to avoid telling you who you are(not that I know squat anyway ^^; ) and just point out the symbols I see and their general meanings.
drakesangel Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2007
Wow, so cool!! Great work!:wow:
Eeren Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Breath-taking... :+fav:
fuzzylogick Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007
Great work! Tragic beauty.
dafl00 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2006
hmmm.. reminds me of most of the women i've ever been with
TheThiefKuronue Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2006
Simply gorgeous. The composition is eye-drawing!
ShannDawg Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2006
This is mighty cool
IMO it represents the side of love that is rarely seen or spoken of:
where (she) is the one doin the ripping out of (his) heart...
misguidedhope Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2006
Wow.. I wouldn't have known you used markers, ink, and colored pencils for this. It's utterly amazing. :clap:
squirrelrox Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2006
ummmm why do they have holes in there hands??
Chmilar Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2006  Professional General Artist
Very dramatic and good use of the three colours!
desolatewolf Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2006
I love the fluid appeal this piece gives :) great job
kecen Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2006
A perverse kind of gentleness.
OLoboCanta Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2006
this moves me

Rickbw1 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2005

VERY GOOD :thumbsup:
blak-dragon Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2005
That's pure talent. Nothing else can offer such a result.
Jammerlee Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
What an interesting piece. I love how the "demonic" figure has a more... Oddly angelic feel to it. It's the fact that it looks like it has wings, really. A twisted and warped angel of death plunging it's newest victim into the depths of his own despair.

The art of this is fantastic... There's something about the texture I really like, and the details of it in general. Sweet job.
traveler-rose Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2005
Eerily beautiful.
PencilPistol Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
that is so amazing. the two figures are bold and you seem to have given them life like most artists like myself have find difficult. you contrasted each spirit so vividly... it's gorgeous! :blackrose:
kRazYgloo Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2005
I love how evething's melting together. The image portrays alot of great emotion, great job!
kidkrayon Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005   General Artist
When I first saw this piece, I thought that it was a photo of a sculpture you created... ...captivating, and hauntingly familiar in some sense... :devilish:
BVirula Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005  Professional General Artist
I luv it! like you this drawing gets to heart of things...
aniolova Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2005
awsome. i love the contrast of colors and the idea. really great piece of art .
IGotLeftBehind33 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2005
hey i drew this picture click on my name and tell me what you think of it...
MyrFrost Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2005
I love the light and shadows!
Lil-sis-syndrome Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2005
Wow. Me likey :love: :+favlove:
csick02 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2005  Student Digital Artist
JasonJacenko Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2005
awsome work man
PhasmaLamenta Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2005

To say this is great, would be not only an understatement but an insult as well. Just looking at this piece of godlike art rushes my head with emotions, thoughts and fantasies. Stunning... Absolutely stunning.
RaAnan Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2005
great job on the shading, the emotion in this image is awesome :+fav:
Tsiriel Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2005
awesome job. Beautiful shading and coloring :+fav:
god-decryption Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2005
this kicks ass
im addin this to my favz
MidNiteRide Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2005
yo thats some inredebly sick stuff, i love how the figures flow, almost like a very thic liquid, moving at tremendous speeds, nice work
Iphian Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2005
Hey, Daily Deviation. Never saw that before.

Congrats on that, and good pic BtW.
CBSorgeArtworks Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you dearly, kind sah. Wot!
demonauta2004 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2004
I want to invite has them visit my gallery

Yue-Nagareboshi Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2004

I just dont know what to say... This is just awesome and I love the concept and she design of the "people" is so great that I love it.

No word to express how great this is.

Zettai :+fav:
TheUnreal Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
so... beautiful...

it actually brings tears to my eyes... I'll add this to my faves..
neko-for-life Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2004   Writer
d00d. i totally dig the shadows and ripply effect! :+fav:
Daiko-n Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2004
this is great!
the winged creature reminds me of tales of the fallen angels
o.0!! this reminds me of the kind of stylized, story-telling art that I love...
thank you so much for creating this piece


eatingconcrete Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2004
i fucking love this
tartanmartin Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2004
really awesome work...
Weedenburg Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2004
it is so gripping i cannot describe it i think it is my favourite peice really very well done keep it up
Asritherin Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2004   Digital Artist
Dude, you did a sweet job on this pic, it's great! The coloring is superb, and the line art is magnificent! This is an automatic fave man.
Transparancy Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2004
Thats one outstanding and original piece:)
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