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buried dreams by pixellabor buried dreams by pixellabor
buried dreams


inspired by the same titled album by Clock DVA. done in photoshop. stock used from =Superior-Stock ~night-fate-stock own resources and ~amptone-stock
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Great composition Oliver!

Special thumbs up for the clever simplicity of your approach my friend. This is just striking and I think the vision and originality are easy 5 stars for that matter with no question.

My only concern is the lack of interaction between the central piece and the textures. I understand, and very much feel the pressure and pain as the direct results of that defined division; however, I believe a certain transition could improve the impact of the image by miles.

For instance, some oldschool fractals and abstract brushes could join on an overlay of steam on the texture over the left clouds to help provide the right space for an ultimate free fall from the foreground deep into the background and otherwise.

One could argue that this may question the concept of buried dreams; yet, in my humble opinion, there is more than two dimensions to your art. And I rather experience things moving deep in the Z direction.

After all that, what is most striking is the great blending of textures and the masterful control over the hues and tones that I think you just do instinctively.

I also think that the contrast between the rough textural frame and the wonderful scenery seems to be very successful. The hanger vs. flower reference is also most interesting; although, I personally find the hanger much more calming ;)

It is always a pleasant trip enjoying your artwork mate.
Keep it up!
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VicEberly Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Featured: [link] :sun:
Dadrumma Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
Hi, Would you be ok if I used your photo for my bands digipak cd cover? thanks, Dave
pixellabor Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
no, this won´t be OK. if you are interested to do so, please contact me via email:
hummbuzz Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
I have featured this image. [link] :sun:
Silvel Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Mmh really efficient in it's oddness!
pixellabor Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2009
jostrartat Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2009   General Artist
I like the space in this work..The close-up from the wall and then that lots of free space behind you can't reach..Even when there was a lock open..This makes it frustrating to be in front of this wall.

This lock is not calming me down.but stressing me to hell..

Astarlen Featured By Owner May 15, 2009   Photographer
awesome concept and good job :)
Suvelis Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2009

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