Yesterday I saw the most gruesome game trailer with the most stunning beautiful soundtrack. I mean something that would make you cry from it's beauty! Or me at least. The inspiration for this piece came from "free falling" through clouds on the ultimate and final freedom of life before death. I had images from "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken" (the horse and girl jumping from the platform into the water) and "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" (The last scene of the girl jumping off the bridge into the clouds) - I wanted a sense of ultimate unwaving freedom, the same way that people would fall if they were attempting to fly away; arms outstretched, head up and more importantly eyes closed. This is my first attempt to string three horse body parts together; I hope I have succeeded in this;
however if I haven't please keep your comments and nit-picks to yourself, this piece is very personal to me and I don't want to hear it!
I urge you to listen to the above linked song; and if you are over 18 and want to see the trailer for the game; search "dead island game trailer" and pick the official one; warnings though: it's a shocker!
I recorded the making of this with livestream, if you would like to watch it, it is in two stints: part one & part two
Thank you very much to the wonderful stockists and I hope you enjoy looking at this as much as I enjoyed making it!
PLEASE;; NO CRITIQUES OR NIT-PICKING WANTED! Nit-Pick or Crit and your comment will be hidden! Don't bitch or complain to me because you didn't read!
I M P O R T A N T So that you can view my artwork the way that I created it in its full colour and shades, please check your monitors settings; and that you can see all the gradients of colours on this test >> [link] - thank you
My dear, wonderful as always! I love the horses eyes and posture, the complete meaning of bliss. If that is the right word. I love the idea of free falling into clouds, and this captures it. Has anyone told you that your muse is great? I listened to the link, beautiful as you said. I hope to see more amazing things, because I adore your work <3
Wow, I admire your amazing piece, Vicki, then go watch that game trailer and I'm in awe. You're picture is absolutely beautiful, and it goes so well with that song. The song and that game trailer are polar opposites, but somehow go together very well. /rambling
Great work, Vicki, I can't wait to see your next piece.
Absolutely stunning! I've always been in awe of you and your work, however if possible, this piece just increased my appreciation for your manipulations! Give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done.
I have a question, how do you do your coloring (for example brown to white)? Is there any special technique to it because I fail at those type of things and want to get better haha. It's cool though if you don't want to give away your secrets
Awesome artwork by the way, I'm a fan off all of your stuff
Your heart like just touches my heart and my inner artist soul. Lol. Seriously, it does. This is amazing, beautiful, vibrant, powerful, you name it (all the good adjectives of course) that's what it is.