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Scorched earth by arcipello Scorched earth by arcipello
Started this as a little sketch last week and managed to find the time to actually bring it to completion... feels good :)

ill be getting a Print version of this image up soon for those who want it.

A desktop veriosn can be found here [link]

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Daily Deviation

Given 2012-07-20
Scorched earth by `arcipello. Spectacular in every way; an astounding digital painting. ( Featured by alicexz )
Ron-0 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Best wallpaper i have ever seen! 
saladom Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015
Nice. Good.
dragonkiss114 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG!!!! INCREDIBLE!!!!Lovely Shoujo (Pretty Please) [V3] 
captknuckles Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  New member Student Filmographer
This went straight to my desktop wallpaper, nice job.
throughpassion Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
is there a girl involved ??
AppleFern Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  New member
This is beautiful. I'd buy a print if I had the money
Rainboe-Teddi Featured By Owner Edited Feb 26, 2015  Student General Artist
Absolutely beautiful! I love the contrast between the warm orange and the cold blue/black stone, as well as the contrast between creation and destruction.
MahmoudM-EBRAHIM Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Arcturus-90 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
This is a very beautiful and dangerous landscape... I'd wish to be in that place (Y)
blingblingqueen Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
Love it.
Alex-Pendragon-106 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  New member Student General Artist
May I ask how long it normally takes to produce your artworks? Honestly, they're amazing and I wish I could draw like you do!
JustinSchroeder Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! This piece is absolutely stunning!
Chandrakant Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015
I love the juxtaposition of the flourishing tree with the devouring lava, and yet the lava also has the potential to give life by creating new land.
And the clouds are beautiful.
Human4aDay Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015
Very Nice but you know eventually the tree will burn.
nara-ishiga Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
new wallpaper XD EPIC 
manofallart Featured By Owner Edited Jan 28, 2015
Are you aware that someone appears to have stolen this artwork, and has posted it on 500px, saying that it is his work, and that it's a photo (a great complement to your work is that a lot of people seem to believe latter).
I only just noticed, thanks to a comment on it from someone else pointing out that it was your work, and I thought I ought to pop over here and tell you.
Just follow the link…  to see it.

I hope you manage to sort this out.

PS. I have sent you a note as well, just in case you don't see this.
Marcresus Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Student General Artist
Great inspiration thank you .
Pitsh Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015   Digital Artist
extremely beautiful
MakiCy Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Student General Artist
This is so beautiful I seriously can only stare at it in awe.
MiaSweet94 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
really beautiful Shocked 

compliments :D (Big Grin)   
AsbestosXposure Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Student General Artist
a nightcore video brought me here... I'm glad I came ;_; It's so beautiful...
Floodlight-Zhou Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Student General Artist
I just love your art! I kind of found this picture while searching landscape pictures on google. And now I find it again while looking at some daily deviations. xD
You see I have an art lesson, and we are doing landscape, so my teacher asked us to find landscapes to reproduce. I totally fell in love with your drawing. So yeah, I'm currently reproducing it with soft pastels...I hope this won't bother you. :(
Anyway, to get back on your piece, it is so beautiful, It seems so peaceful yet so chaoctic. Really, this is outstanding! 
Darkark003 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Really cool :D , do you have a QHD or 4k version?
darkmennoch Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
Have this as my desktop wallpaper, very beautiful work, my 6 year old daughter stares at it frequently, thinking of buying her a canvas piece of this for her bedroom :)
onitonari Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
Amazing *-*
Kitsume-the-wolf Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
would it be possible to use this image in a music video?
I will credit you.
MarkarWolf Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014
Peach tree's are my favorite tree. Lava is in my soul.
schinees Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
just wow. 
RachelFrasier Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This would be really cool to see in a game. 
Ynderie Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Like a dream i had ones.
vai21 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014
mind blowing ^^
xXxYashaShivaxXx Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
*.* wow
CorruptTempest Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. I'm blown away. Such an incredible mixture of peace and doom in once painting. If this was critique, I'd give it five stars without a doubt. I found my new desktop and it earned a rightful spot in my favorites.
Mauia88 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
I love it. The colors and eye-catching tree and everything is so gorgeous. My only issue is the lava, which does not appear to have a realistic consistency. Nevertheless, well done!
Fluffiums90 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
This almost seems like a real image. Hard to believe its digitally done. Excellent job :D
Jabin217 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Hi there!
I have a Magic the Gathering tumblr where I post my favorite cards and cards I create. I'm currently in the process of creating an entire MtG block and would love to use your art! I won't post anything until I get your permission to do so. If or when you let me, the card will have your name on it and the post will include a link to your Deviant Art and whatever else you want me to link. Just for the record, I am not making any money off of this, it's just a fun fan project. 

Thanks for reading this and responding!
Tumblr: MagictheGatheringDailyCard
Blaster543 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
This reminds me of the cross at ground zero.
jessinbtown Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014
This is my absolute favorite image right now. It is so beautiful and metaphoric of life <3
Dchen05 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
CaraKhan Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hey, wanted to make sure you are aware that this is being used for a mousepad on amazon :…

Hope you're getting paid.
BrainlessGenie Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful :)
McGamingPlatFormer Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
i seen this on a youtube video...…
EradifyerAO Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOOKS good...  But by good, I mean incredible. :-)
dabsmyla Featured By Owner Edited Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
looks so cool...
great artAdorable Girl Anime Emoji (Huggy heart) [V6] 
Bunny Emoji-83 (Oh you) [V5] but how is the cherry blossom tree surviving with no water?
TheUnlocking Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If I were to rate this... 10/10 it's okay.
Zaeph Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
Great atmosphere it feels cool yet warm.
YotzinNya Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
oh so beautiful! nya!:3
zurivapanda Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks so real!!! Super mega giga awesome!!!!!
LaineyLuke Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Student Filmographer
amazing, love the clouds of steam
Liedewj Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
Incredible ! I have not seen works like yours in a while, and this is absolutely beautiful !
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