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I Fill Desert with Uselessness by zancan I Fill Desert with Uselessness by zancan
I evolve in the creative emptiness of my surroundings. Inspiration gone, my mind finds reasons to create in the shelter of my autistic world. All nude in this weak oasis and my feelings as well, I'm trapped in the jail that I silently build.
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This is oil on canvas. I used an airbrush fed with diltuted oil paint to paint the sky (there is nothing moe dirty than doing this). I made very few sketches before painting it. At the end I don't like it that much, it looks wonky to me, the hand and thigh on the right look ugly. But there is lot of meaning behind, i just hope you'll catch it.
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MonsterH2O Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is amazing.
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GirlWithARedBalloon Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Student General Artist
the description... wow. i strive to write such a wonderous artist statement someday
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thecoyoteking Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
i love your art! You are my favorite painter I've discovered on here so far. I am asking for one of your paintings, the book, for my birthday! keep it up!
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zevl Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
Interesting idea :clap:
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deem8811 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Nice
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MRZS-A-A Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012
Every night before i go to bed i scan through deviant art to find something that i can end my day with. This here has given me the most intense emotion that I've felt in a long time. The poem that goes along with this, the last sentence "All nude in this weak oasis and my feelings as well, I'm trapped in the jail that I silently build" that one sentence is sticking with me. Thank you so much for creating this its truly amazing.
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uulemnts Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012   Writer
It's almost like the figure is at once trapped by nature and at one with it. As if nature is this half broken thing one must struggle against and foster because nature is bound to us just as much as we are bound to it. The colors remind me of an early Michael Whelan painting. Beautiful.
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laurenbaboran Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
You really inspire me :) I'm definitely no artist -- I'm as talented as a bucket of sand and only enjoy looking. Your work is exquisite -- my very,very favorites.
And not just the quality of the work inspires me, but the fact that you are autistic. My little brother is as well, and I hope someday he can achieve his potential to sing as you have achieved your potential to become an artist.
Sorry I have no meaningful critique (as I said, I'm no artist) but I thought the feeling really came through in this piece. It touched my heart.
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AranelFealoss Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
I feel the same way since a long time.... Wish I could show this as magically and perfectly and desperately as you did.

As someone said before me... Yes, I can FEEL all your emotions (and they're mine, too. So it's easier.).
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icecrystalls Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011
no words to describe it - but i feel it
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