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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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The Artist thought this was FAIR
5 out of 8 deviants thought this was fair.

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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The Artist thought this was FAIR
4 out of 4 deviants thought this was fair.

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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 :)
askrzypek 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
Dubrouskiy Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Magnificent work very much is pleasant to me also I in delight
Lunalesreveur Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
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
zebmx Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great work
Lachbee Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
My mouth literally just dropped open.....this is so incredibly amazing!
I love this!!!:)
DrAlexTGizmotiki Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2010
Sir, I know u want a critique, but words cannot express what the mind's eye sees. You and many other who share here and in their life's work have the uncanny ability to make my heart sing, to make the pain of my earthly, human existence subside for a moment as I gaze in wonder at the surreal setting. I love "Beyond the rust". Certain types of work speak to me. Not that your other pieces are not good, of course. They may speak of other things to others! I thank you. Patina, texture, otherworldliness? just plain good art. Don't let your brushes dry out!
Nitrofox Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
Fab fab fab!
OutlawStudios Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
wow!!!!amazing work,incredible atmospere and mood!!!!!
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