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Entering Limbo by ErikShoemaker Entering Limbo by ErikShoemaker
for SlashTHREE: New Era

This piece is part of a book which was exclusively created by the slashTHREE collective for their presentation at the art&design festival OFFF. The book is now for sale in our online shop: [link]

The book tells a story of the different stages of a person's life from really ugly to a wonderful future: decay - descent - struggle - ascent - future.

My work which is a personal depiction of the so called "limbo" area can be found in the "descent" section of the book.

A good 45 hours of work went into this one, so it's probably the most time consuming piece in my gallery right now. It really was a pain in the ass working on it because I couldn't stand looking at it anymore. :lol:

thanks a lot to:
[link] | [link] | [link] | [link] | [link] | [link] | ~mjranum-stock | ~Nemesis-19 | the landscape is a combination of many photos from: [link] | [link] (sky and textures)

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Truly remarkable on how chaos can be formed through the living and the dead. I guess that Limbo is a place where everything can become everything, as you can tell from within the artist's picture. For something so 'fake' it can be a living nightmare, but then once encountered you see it's a reality. However, I still picture the world of Limbo being a dark place where no colour is traced. Although, this artwork shows what living hell Limbo can be, amazing yes, yet would you like to live in a place like this? I really hope you don't.
Overall, you did an amazing job on this, I'm impressed.
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vagepaul Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
CreamyConeTimelord Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
lol weeping angel attack
SkoomAddictz Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome work <3 as always
what do you use for your art?
ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you! Hmm, Photos, Photoshop, and a tablet mostly.. :) I have a wacom intuos now, but I used a tiny bamboo back then to create this work.
MissGrib Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013   Digital Artist
Stunning work Erik !! :clap:
ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you very much! :bow:
MidNouit Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
Amazing quality
ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you!
DameOdessa Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

This wonderful work has been featured in my journal: [link]

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