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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)

My website:
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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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CreamyConeTimelord Mar 28, 2014  New member Professional Artist
lol weeping angel attack
SkoomAddictz Mar 15, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
awesome work <3 as always
what do you use for your art?
ErikShoemaker 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.
MissGribouille Nov 24, 2013   Digital Artist
Stunning work Erik !! :clap:
ErikShoemaker Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you very much! :bow:
Amazing quality
ErikShoemaker May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you!
DameOdessa Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

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

yet they didnt give you a dd why
ErikShoemaker Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I already have some of them and I think others deserve attention as well :D still, thanks for the compliment, I appreciate it ;)
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