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“Omega ” Pencil on Archers WC board mounted on Maple 32” x 40” .

( a rare occurrence, I drew back into this after posting it-about thirty hours’ worth
The background needed simplification and some other problem became apparent only on seeing it on a monitor, there is enough of a change to repost it.

These drawings are at once a still life and a symbolic narrative of a life lived, lost and abandoned. The light bulbs once held energy-symbolic of life and gave light to the dark while guiding our way. Once broken we sweep them up never to think of them again, curiously not unlike what we do with ancestors. After all as generations fall by the wayside, we start to forget them, their lives and what they stood for. The viewer, detached from my personal symbolism, sees them as a still life of an object that in spite of its broken state peeks this artist's interest as a result of complex composition, translucency, distortion, light, shadow and deterioration. Most would never see this macro world unless the artist puts it on the pedestal that we call art. The narrative might only be important to me but the visual experience the viewer gets gives them.

Thank you to all who replied on the first post sorry to nuke it but there were some issues. :)

AM
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Shelfcloud Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great symbolism, at least, for me.
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manojsingh Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
very nice drawing a massage behind...
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Zero5034 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013
i have to say exceptional piece thanks for sharing
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susanjo Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
Hard to believe this isn't a photo!!  Amazing work as always!!
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LO-ZONE Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
Just wonderful. I am in awe of your ability to convey the textures of different materials.
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erwinpineda Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
incredible work!:D
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nimra Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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erwinpineda Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
no problem:D
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cyjankobalt Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
wooow, good job! :)
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nimra Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
:)
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blanket86 Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful. I love this composition and concept. You are talented artist. :-)
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OAguia Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist
woW!
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somatic7 Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
incredible work!
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Robo8208 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Photo!! Amazing work.
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fractalhead Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
lovely work
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donotseeme Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ahhhh i was hoping you'd kept the earlier version so i could compare the changes but i can't find it. anyway i love the description almost as much as the drawing itself . nothing is mundane if you put some thought into it ;)
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nimra Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
i was thinking to do that but thought against it in the end.....thanks
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jjkiefer Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just love your work and symbolism!
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