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Time by ArtAnda Time by ArtAnda
"The ticktock of time allows me to see
An owl turn to an echo
The butterfly to a cocoon
A swan to ugly duckling
A lake to an ocean..."

about how young turns into old.. and the old is transformed into young which carries life ahead.... and that's how the story goes :)

Painted from scrap in corel painter x
-time of work: ~8 hrs






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:iconlibertinem:
First, let's start out with what I like about this image. I like that it makes me think about the two-headed Roman God Janus who is always looking forward and backward. I also like that the background circle is not perfectly circular because it does look like an old hand-minted coin.

Second, things to improve on. The texture of the image is too smooth, like a pastel drawing on a chalk board. The smoothness is appropriate for the baby face, but elderly face could use a bit more roughing up. Since you use Painter I'd try using the Papers palette and punching up the grain of the paper, just to add a little grit to the image. I'd also play with the contrast/brightness settings a bit to deepen the shadows.

Overall, it's a promising piece with great potential and I'd love to see a re-vamped version.
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:iconchildfromtheflower:
ChildFromtheFlower Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Outstanding :clap:
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :bow:
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MyBurningEyes Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Very cool idea! :D Looks like a stone clock, nice :la:
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
that was the point, thanks! :glomp:
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:iconspirala:
spirala Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008
Ai ales foarte bine culorile si ideea.Felicitari.
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
merci :thanks:
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darkmoondust Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
ai primit un feature aici [link] :D
daca nu este dorit, te rog trimite-mi un note si voi scoate lucrarea din jurnal.
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
aaaa :excited:
merciii :aww: :hug:
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Transylvanian-Angel Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Professional Photographer
:clap:
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me-inside515 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
great. good job.
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
:thanks:
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:iconpepelepew251:
pepelepew251 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
:omfg: whoaaa... :clap: its so artistic...great idea and concept...
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
:bow:
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:iconcretzuzaurus:
Cretzuzaurus Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2008
vai, e atat de fain! da un feeling de atemporalitate, totusi. imi place :love: :love:
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
it's a neverending story, poate de-aia :giggle:
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:iconpiciulik:
piciulik Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008
i like it:)
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
:)
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DarkSoulLovesLestat Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
foarte tare ideea:D...great job:thumbsup:
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
merci :D

:thanks:
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DarkSoulLovesLestat Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
cu placere:D
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loba-chan Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
omg thats awesome *3* greai idea :glomp:
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
:giggle:
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:iconloba-chan:
loba-chan Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
:hug:
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darkredbbb Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that's so cool :O :heart: !
i love how the lighting is emphasized here
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
thank you :D
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darkredbbb Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sure :) !
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