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octopus garden. by N8grafica octopus garden. by N8grafica
This was an attempt at digital painting using some techniques from a tutorial I saw.
the drowning woman who is being suffocated by the desperate tentacles illustrates the difficulty with possessive relationships. The octopus doesn't want to lose what it thinks it is entitled to, and the recipient just wants to breathe again and be set free. Once she is free, the sight of a single creeping tentacle sends her in the opposite direction.
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:iconazamraharjo:
AzamRaharjo Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Amazing tentacles!
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:iconn8grafica:
N8grafica Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks bud.
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EsebeiDoran Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I thought this was Medusa. I love how you did her hair. It looks really smooth, just like her skin. :D
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Babou-Shka Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013
Amazing piece, interesting story behind it.
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Lhianne Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013
really amazing work :clap:
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:iconn8grafica:
N8grafica Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I appreciate your feedback. Thanks
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Gorgone Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
Hello!
Ive featured your great art here in my journal >[link]< !
:D
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:iconn8grafica:
N8grafica Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool. Thanks for letting me know.
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ChelseaHantken Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
Wow, this is nuts! I appreciate the story too... the fact that there are mushrooms growing too signifies that the octopus has held his grip for a long time. Very beautiful & dark :rose:
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N8grafica Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I appreciate your observation.
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