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the deep by bluefooted the deep by bluefooted
I got a lot of help on this one from the good people at ConceptArt.org. So anything good in it is due to them ;) Coloring (on the octopus, anyway) was inspired by Klimt.
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:iconkenegan:
Kenegan Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2016
Really like this. Love the use of colour on the tentacles.
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DanielleIvanova Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I knew there was some Klimt in there somewhere! :D I love how you painted the tentacles, awesome job!
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Kazemizu Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
Gorgeous. Your work is transporting, dreamlike in its grace and sudden vibrant precision.
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ShadowsElectric Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have this print, framed on my wall.. I adore your work.
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AnkiLime Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Student General Artist
..caught between the devil and the deep blue sea much? :)
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Christa-Kinde Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011   Writer
I want to reach out a hand to that fellow.

The pattern on the octopus is delightful! :heart:
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scratchback Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Professional General Artist
'Cool octopus tentacles! 'Great comp.
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uber-omega Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2010
I love your work. You have some of the best ideas I've seen in a long time.
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BeatriceCoffee Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010
amazing style :) the colors are wonderful :)
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charlotte-rhubarb Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010
wow...:eyepopping: LOVE the tentacles!!!
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Sour-Purple Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2010
amazing! I love that the guy is wearing formal clothes and the colors on those tentacles
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gabiserg2000 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2009
just beautiful in a Klimt-ish kind of a way. great job!
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InsgesamtIngobert Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2009
just great :) very well done.
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:iconmt-000:
MT-000 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009
"Too late dude"
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Jade-Magic Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009
Oh! i remember this piece from Imagine FX, great work, i love the colours!
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elevatorangel Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009
gorgeous image :heart:
I can see how the colouring was inspired by klimt...I love klimt :)
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Foxhawk95 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2009
I Looove this piece! Amazing!
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Capitan-del-Sol Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2009   General Artist
Love the pattern on the octopus. You do very beautiful work :)
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:iconjujubeeze:
jujubeeze Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009
This is so beautiful, you forget the guy is drowning and being sucked downward by an octopus to his death... lol. Good job~ ;)
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:iconana7hema:
Ana7hema Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2009  Professional General Artist
the octopus skin is fascinating, so vivid!
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Nick-OG Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008  Professional General Artist
another image i see in someones favorites that instantly steals my heart...who else but bluefooted?
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:iconmodernmilk:
Modernmilk Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2008
Very beautiful. even the guy has great expression.
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SoraPyper Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2008  Professional General Artist
love.
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:iconobernardo:
obernardo Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2008
It's so beautiful it made me cry
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LunaDarkness Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2008
love the unique look and feel of your art... i think i've een your work somewhere in a magazine, was it imaginefx? can't remember which...
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sarahredhead Featured By Owner May 1, 2008
Wicked cool. And gorgeous!
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melaina-is-a-fairy13 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2008  Student
you are the dopeness
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:iconmarahbear:
MarahBear Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2008  Student
this is my favorite of all my favorites.
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MarahBear Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2008  Student
This might be my favorite of yours... Although it's difficult to choose. I love Klimt, so I find that to be a very nice touch.
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oterwing Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008
=] I did totally think of Klimt when I saw the octopus. I really like this one
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colloquail Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
I can definitely see the Klimt, hahaha. The texture is wonderful, and the man's face is really serene.
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squiglemonster Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2008  Professional General Artist
The colours on the tentacles are absolutely gorgeous.
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xluvmexrabitx Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
very nice color and illustration , a plus on the klimpt inspiration :D
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selforbit Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2008
i absolutely love the print on the octopus. really cool. great job.
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iOkami Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2008
Wonderful, Klimt is one of my favorites painters. This octopus is aversome!
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artsyexistence Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2008
Beautiful! I picked up on the Klimt right away.
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listenup Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2008
shit yeah! i love this. way to capture the feeling of being pulled under! :)
the klimty octo is beautiful. you got some serious skills yo
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SpinachBaron Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2008
Nice tentacles
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:iconagaricus:
Agaricus Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007
Looks like a mix between story illustrations, popart and art deco, this is incredible.
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Mulysa Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2007  Professional Artist
I found this piece on Concept art a while ago and I haven't been able to find it again since. I loved it and used it as the background on my phone for a long time. I love this piece, and keep up the great work.
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roelrocker Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2007
Amazing!
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:iconvonsomething:
vonsomething Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2007
I just purchased a print of this. So much works about this piece. I'm looking forward to seeing it in my hallway soon.

Von
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postmodernside Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2007
It's like a fest for the eyes.
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:iconpadfootness:
padfootness Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007
Your coloring's amazing. <3
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:iconnattgrus:
Nattgrus Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful
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:iconcreativeeve:
Creativeeve Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
Love that coloring, very nice.
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:iconwaterdelph:
waterdelph Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Absolutely stunning. Wonderful contrast between the aqua colour and the octopus. Wow.
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Deleitesemcor Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007  Professional Filmographer
very very beautiful! ;}
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filischi Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2007
I think that in the end the hand of the artist is what really makes the difference, and his own feelings.

So thanks to ConceptArt, but for sure thank you to you!
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Mynnan Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2007
love the colors in this - the hands seem a little Klimt-inspired, as well; very creepy.
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