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In Memoriam by Shadow-Wolf In Memoriam by Shadow-Wolf
In memoriam to those lost on 9/11, and to those lost at Columbine in 1999. Two tall tree to symbolize the twin towers, and 13 columbine blossoms, one for each victim at Columbine High. Our loved ones are still with us as long as we remember them...

I've been working on this piece for a while now, a large acrylic commission for Nevermint. I had a lot of setbacks, both technically and schedule wise that made this one take a lot longer than I planned. This was also a really emotional piece for me to paint. I am not afraid to admit I cried on and off during it's creation. I hope I did the concept justice!

11" X 14" acrylic on Illustration board
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Jo-san Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can hardly believe this is painted with traditional medium. In my eyes you deserve a DD.
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Lycondemon Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a very beautiful painting! 
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GambitAndRika Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
everytime i look at this i can feel the emotions
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suthrnbelle81 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Just amazing!!!
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Jayfeather27 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So beautiful
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Createdit Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The smile just spread wider across my face because this is so pretty and powerful.. wow
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Notironman Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
awesome, just awesome
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methowwolf Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This reminds me of the poppies in Flanders Fields. This is very touching. :salute: :flagus:
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cuddlesaurus21 Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very touching and beautiful! I love that you put the spirits next to the living figure, instead of just having him mourning alone. Spirits go on and they never leave us.
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AzKai Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
I'm about to cry just looking at it and knowing what all of the symbolism means. Amazing job! I hope I can touch people as much with my own art, some day.
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