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Fly With Us by arcipello Fly With Us by arcipello
i worked on this for a while before i jetted off to Rome( which was fantastic )

ive moved on a bit now and no longer have the will to fully complete it, its at the stage where i spend hours cleaning it up and its just no fun:( (Sad)

anyway the sky in the background is my pride and joy...never drawn a sky before so it fun was trying to figure out how i should go about it.

i really didnt want to leave this image on my hard drive for no one to see.

please understand that this is as finished as its going to get.

depending on how you look at the image its either magical or tragic...but thats up to you to decide

hope you still like it:) (Smile)
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yune11 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015
I haven't seen this picture for something like 4 years I think. 

I feel like the girl in the picture so badly.
I even wrote a story about it once.

I just wanted to thank you for making this.
cause thanks to you, I can look on it sometimes, and be reminded of who I am. :)
NnyorNieorKnee Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Just so amazing...
DaRkNe5s Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012
i fell in love with this... i really did
simsplayer Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Student Writer
yeah it looks like the buildings in the back are from a photo, but i didnt notice that cause i was lookin at the persn and the birds, welldone!
Alstorius Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
fuhrmannskoffer Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
the sky is really beautiful! like you used to paint it all your life ;) really! I think it is magical AND tragic at the same time (I see both in it). I like it very much!
Reeemmooo Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2010
whooooooly cr*p is this really pencil?
Arion27 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
It really is a test of optimism v. pessimism. Very well done.
Cuoin Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009
Wonderful! :)
Chibifubukit Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2009
very very nice background and details on the building and clouds, it's really impressive!
Jack-The-Riddler Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2009
How do you do it? Just tell me.... how???
Masterwow Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Looks very great! How do you draw those pictures? With a PC and Photoshop, or do you draw it on a paper?
DudeISoDumb Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2008
thats beautiful!

I am basking in your pain, as I rob you of life.
Only-L Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008   Writer
wow. awesome and nothing less.
and it's magical, at least for me - didn't think of the other option until I read the comment ^^
yune11 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
um... I saw this picture a long time ago. but since I love it so much I just wanted to tell you how much I love it.
it's so special to me. the are so few pictures that make me feel like this picture does. it's symbols alot to me.
and anyway... thank you!
keep drawing :O
LadyMariko Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2008
Very cool but tablet is not traditional but digital medium. I suggest you change category for this one:) Other than that the pic itself is really good piece of art, your skills are really impressive.:) Keep up the good work and watch out for categories! :)
colorlesseyes Featured By Owner May 17, 2008
thats amazing, ive tried drawing skys before and have never come close to something like this. its beautiful.
toastshark Featured By Owner May 13, 2008
I vote magical. I didn't even think tragic till it was mentioned, but that's just me. it's fabulous.
Moiqueen Featured By Owner May 10, 2008
simply beautiful. o3o
Flatline5 Featured By Owner May 4, 2008
Wow, its truly wonderful. Its tragic, but beautiful all at once.
Ghostbusterlover Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh gosh.. it's absolutely stunning.. :heart: I'm speechless.. o_o
jowblack Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2008
OMg!!Preet good your work!!!Congratulations!Lot of details!
Neotomi Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2008
My goodness... I was thinking of a dream I had the other night, figured I'd try using the deviantart search to find a picture that reminds me of it. I didn't expect to find such a good match right on the 2nd picture displayed. This is very much like the dream I had
Oppaiko Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2008
Oh that looks like Japan. Oh, how I miss Japan... MAN I wanna get a job back in Japan.

You're making me homesick!

Stop it!


Absolutely lovely work.
The-Emperors-Finest Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2008
SangheiliArtist Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008
The skies, feathers, and the lights are astounishing.

I appreciate so much of it, just as dearfully as soem of your best artworks. ;-)
Ace0fredspades Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2008  Professional Filmographer
OH! I'll fly!
Mila-Fairy Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2008
...makes think...
your-worst-nightmear Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
So true it looks as though the person is about to jump to her death while it also portrays the message of let your soul take flight.
voldemort92 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007's great. :+fav:
awesome print, absolutely stunning, how do u do these amazing pics? could never do something like that, thanks for posting it.
Liv-one Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2007
Ooooh! Pretty!
suzanastojanovic Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Wonderful artwork!
EvanescenseFan Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is incredible. This pic of youes has put a spel on me. I cant deskribe it!
Cubase Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Shame you never got around to finishing it... potentially one of your best in my opinion... Still magical, all the same.
Accordion-Man Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2007
This is competely gorgeous

Truley beautiful.

And, just curious, what did you use to color this?
NightSheep Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
You just can't ignore the sadness in this picture... yet it's magical how it's paint. I love it! :love:
unguviolet Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2007
wow..! :heart:
JWiesner Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2007  Professional
Whoah, that girl's gonna jump! :noes:

It kinda fascinated me that artists can do pictures which are magical and tragic like this. I can see the beauty as well as the danger. Fantastic.

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: (wish, there would be a left hand to do the thumb up. :p)
melime6 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome sky!
negativefix Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2007
Wicked Sick!!!! I was nearly :crying:..
figueiras Featured By Owner May 23, 2007
is that a drawing?! o.O
it's perfect and.. looks like a photo...
bentoutofshape Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2007  Student Writer
did you create the top portion of the picture on a computer - it looks like the bottom of the picture was drawn whilst the top was created
pedrosb Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2007
Guy you are wonderful
MattStrom41 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2007
Striking similarities to this Mullin's sketch.

Lynxana Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007
Your skills amaze me. Wish I could draw. =D
snowiewolf Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2006
It's so beautiful.
RavenBlakh Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2006  Student Photographer
Amazing colouring and shadows, brilliant concept, nicelty drawn, pretty background, good perspective...I could go on...! Very very nice one indeed, one of your best I think! ^^ *faves*
Feantur Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2006
great concept, really...
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