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Temptation Wins by MelodyNieves Temptation Wins by MelodyNieves
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They're still as we pass; frozen in time, these works live amongst the beauty and history of one another.

But at night?

At night they come alive, hide and seeking in the oils of Rembrandt, gazing upon a Starry Night, or dancing with the elegance of Degas.
It's only fitting that these prized visions of an artist's vision quench their thirsts from a fellow work of art.

Mmmmm Dr. Pepper...Temptation Wins Again


Details:
Photoshop CS3 + tablet
approx. 40+ hours

Inspiration
Victorian portraits, oil still life, and Picasso's abstract portrait
work. Was surprised the victorian really looks like me (:
**I know a lot of people are worried about the "mural" aspect of it, but I remember my old drawing professor was a muralist in Philly and she was able to recreate her work like magic! So...

...Good luck to all who entered!
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O1EyedJckofSpdes Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
Definitely should have been at least a semi-finalist. I guess if you just put it in space (you know...instead of a silly thing like culture) it would have been...lol
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MelodyNieves Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011   Digital Artist
LOL I'll throw in a planet behind the still life painting hahaha. Thanks!
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Bashizaki Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011   General Artist
This is fantastic. I agree with what you said, I didn't expect those semi-finalist pictures to be chosen over some of the others I've seen, this one included.
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MelodyNieves Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanks so much :huggle:, I know I must've had at least 10 other entries on my list of who would make it and only one of them was up there lol..
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ToxicTwista Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011
yeah this is like crazy good and those judges put some art that wasnt thought out and creative as this one. whatever, guess youll get it next time :D
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MelodyNieves Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanks so much, hope so!
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Kapow2003 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011
I liked this one quite a bit. Surprised it didn't make it.
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MelodyNieves Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011   Digital Artist
I was hoping it would, but maybe next time, thanks so much tho and congrats! :huggle:
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xaymontay Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is amazing!!!!!
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MelodyNieves Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanx buddy!! :icongrin--plz:
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