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Body by mickey03 Body by mickey03
Oil on canvas 23.6x31.5 inches (2004)
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Given 2004-10-03
Body by *mickey03 is a wonderfully expressive piece, much like the rest of this talented painters gallery. To quote the suggestor "Don't you just love how she withers away into the canvas." - Yes, I do. ( Suggested by Dieguito and Featured by phae )
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winktothanatos Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2008
in some ways this terrifies me, but there is something that just draws you in, MAKES you look
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JA-Malone Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
this is just, completely fantastic
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happydoodles Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2007
soooooooooooooooo amazing!@
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ezrawolf Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
man! the girls I've been with hate it when I pull out the paints and canvas during sex.

lucky guy.
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Mars-Eleven Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2007
Great style - so much energy & expression.
Looking through your gallery I saw some paintings that reminded
of Francis Bacon, but again you have your own distinct style that
makes your work truly unique & emotive.
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density-tmr Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2007
This is excellent - great style - well painted.
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c4rl Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2007
You took this photo as model, right ? [link]
Why didn't you mention it in the description ?
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ahmednayyer Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2007  Professional General Artist
Yes, true!

If this famous picture [link] from `fidget was a source inspiration, it should have been said in the description.
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jishdafish Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2006
really nice perspective and use of colour.. i like the spontaneity
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Overachiever22 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2005
The texture throughout, especially in the face, is amazing! I don't know how you pulled it off! This is definitely a favorite of mine! <33
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FrauKruspe Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005
Oh my sweet lord, everything's on your paintings are right. The colors, the ... The... Whole painting! This inspiering me a lot, makes me wanna do own paintings and do sketches again. Well... What more can I say? There's just no words for this, there's no existense of words beyond "extraordinary, increadably perfection".

May I say this is absolutely an add-to-favourite. Great work! Keep it up! :clap:
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Fenixgfx Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005
this is probably one of the best pieces ive seen in months now. so much detail and emotion has obviously gone into this piee and it really does show

:heart:
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hbanana7 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005
the EYE is staring right at you!!
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Sartr Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005
the way I see this lady is despaired and hopelessly passionate
and I like it)
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the-thing-upstairs Featured By Owner May 20, 2005  Professional General Artist
Lovely painting, reminds me of Willem De Kooning's works. Welcome to my favourites list :D
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mickey03 Featured By Owner May 20, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you for the comparison :)

Malte
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Pyroteh Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2005
I fricken love this painting.... I only object to how the face was done... I think you need work on that... but I love the style... I would+fav it but I don't like the face...
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oresama-shiko Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2005
Vert gorgeous, I love how the colors flow together to create that image.
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germaine-en-tongs Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
I love this artwork

=)
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mssquid Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
very picasso, circa 1900, beautiful
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Redsalamander Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2005   Digital Artist
Very nice touch.
Looks like traces of blood smeared on a beautiful corpse.
You could add some more words to artist's comments...
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loveAllison Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2005
i've been looking at your work and i really think it has the making of on of the masters,

as you can see i'm quite impressed,
are you a full time artist?
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mickey03 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
Hello Justin!

First let me thank you for your comments.
Yes, Im a "fulltime artist", its my appointment :)

You have a very good structured homepage and of course some nice pictures. Especially your drawings have a firm drewed lines!

Go on,
Malte ;)
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replete Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2004   Writer
I like this a lot, reminds me of Jenny Saville's work.
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seas Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2004
oh. didnt look like much in thumbnail. thought it was "just a boring painting", in full.. gods gods. "just a boring realistic painting" was what i figred. imperfeciton is perfection. it doesnt look like a normal person, a normal photo, a normal... anything. fucked up eyes, fucked up lips (in the wasy of "weird lip... excepression", as in, thats fucking good!!) and do am in love with the way it she her that what withers away, all detail all detail, i'd be proud to have this hanging on my wall (with all the textury reflective goodness of a real painting). hmm yes, yummmmm..... oh, it's not like sheheitwhathuh is withering away, more exploding, more melting from acid, or if she's just a leaf, jsut a bounch of leaf, just a tree, and her leafs are flying away in the storm......
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Drunk-Sincerity Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Student
thats really beautiful! i love the colors used and the pose. *stares for alittle longer* wow. just wow.
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ori Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
The expression of the face and body is matched only by the thick paint creating that elusive feeling of more. The natural skin tones contrasted and somehow flowing together with the bold reds create a stare-worthy image I can't take my eyes away from. The mouth and chin and that wisp of hair are excellently done.
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redninja Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
my comments are exactly alike to many others, the way the head and arm seem to come out of nothing is just fascinating, it almost looks like it could all of a sudden move and reach out and grab you. your brush strokes create this allusion so well, i wish i had your talent with paint!
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onlyme Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Student
i love it. this painting is gorgeous. i love the colour scheme, and it seems to capture an active moment that is so natural and unavoidable but not necessarily atttractive. very emotional and revealing.
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krutie Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
I enjoy your art; it's all very emotional
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webPHIX Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004   Interface Designer
Too much red, but I love it still.
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Albinochii Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
Wow, this is absolutely amazing...
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ladymegido Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Professional Artisan Crafter
it feels like those moments right before sleep when your mind creates your dreams
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agate0ph0be Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
....stunning.
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shortymv Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
lovely

like how it looks like the person is fading/defragmenting away
very nice
eye on the right open looks off since u wouldnt really be able to see the entire botom half of the eye in a angle like this

still amazing piece
great work

.shorty
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eventuality-stock Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
The choice of color and content really interests me..
:+fav:
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kriegs Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
soo refreshing to see some traditional art on DA. The strokes and colors are soo beautiful. Amazing work.
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invader-scythe Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome picture. :+fav:
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Yikamura Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004   Writer
Wow. That is...wonderful. :clap:
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mizz-messed-up Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
oil paint huh?
intoxicating.
doesn't it bother you that you've got more favourites than comments? that's gotta irk some people.

but this is a nice piece. i think the colours are a bit too neutral for my taste, but that's personal preference. it's really great.
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CanoeGuru Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
This image is full of suggestive sensuality, but at the same time gives me a feeling of violence. I'm sure this is because of the red splashes and smears and the way she seems to be "falling apart". I really like the different textures, especially the crackled look around the cheek, chin and shoulder, and the combination of solidity and transparency in different areas. This is an incredibly evocative piece, truly a work of art. Superb!
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ekud Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
it would appear i have a new favorite artist.

i'm impressed by how free your expression is, and hope you aren't afraid to break conventions.

this is really an excellent portrait, i hope to see more from you!
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fbagunu Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004   Writer
david mack?
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BAHZUT Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
It looks to me like maybe she was hit or in an accident. Is that why you call it body?
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TheTrieckel Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
very David Mack:nod:
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spinoff Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
That was the thought that came to my head and what caused me to click on the deviation. Beautiful.
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TheTrieckel Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
yeah same here...i was like that looks like a David Mack piece...*curiously clicks on it..*;)
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danirat Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
I was thinking the exact same thing
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TheTrieckel Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
:nod:
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AnthonyWeston Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
That's simply amazing. I wish I could paint. :no:
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