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la nostra infinita abnegazione by agnes-cecile la nostra infinita abnegazione by agnes-cecile

č un'abnegazione reciproca
prima rinuncia uno, poi cosė fa l'altro.
abnegazione per abnegazione
porta a non incrociarsi mai
a far sė che non ci sia mai un punto di contatto

- our endless abnegation

it's a mutual abnegation
at first, one gives up, then so does the other.
when abnegation meets abnegation
there's no crossing
no contact
no relief whatsoever

speed painting: [link]

watercolor, pencil, charcoal, acrylic and pen on paper
45cm x 30cm
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When I see this, I can feel as if an increasing tension was being relieved, the tears can show the suffering, but their expression at the same time communicate tranquility. There is an interesting contrast, between the colors and the meaning of this work. The title, la "la nostra infinita abnegazione" (our infinite abnegation) says a lot, a mutual intense feeling, that is displayed as a kinesthetic image.

The composition enhances the visual experience, all the energy flowing with such movement and strength from the center, together with the tears, everything else flies away, everything that was accumulating letting only that relief that can be seen in their expression.

unbelievable work, totally non-conventional, absolutely communicative and aesthetic.
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I am speechless. When I look at this piece, I feel so many emotions flood over me, and it's so indescribable. This piece is so detailed, from the contrast, to the anatomy. Watching the speed paint of this work really brings you into the mindset of the artist, showing their techniques, the style, and most importantly, the way they think.
The contrast of the light, shadow, the vivid color, and bold and lighter colors make this painting so visually appealing. The dripping of the water colors draws the eyes all over the painting.
Personally, when I see this painting, my mind wanders to Eridan and Ferferi from Homestuck, which are two very colorful and unique characters on their own.
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Missbelle590 Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  New Deviant Professional Traditional Artist
I love to splatter drip and splash just like you do. It is always good to find someone else that loves it too. Great work
okieedokie Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is beautiful
kegogrog Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
yoyotinpiney Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
ummm question ....... what did you use to get the white lines
MilkyWayToHeaven Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
White Ink Gel pen
yoyotinpiney Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
LoghainCarvo Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
2K11CiNCo Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
Wow! That was brilliant.
NoahBing Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
These are amazing!!!
karryman Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hermoso y triste a la vez
FrozenGirlsHeart Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Lol. How did you make this? Its awesome!
LeBruitDuMonde Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This makes me feel how art is magical.
When I see it, I completely forget that it is made of paper and pigments, I'm just carried by the strenght of the emotions and the intensity of the colours. 
It touches me deeply.
ToBri Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
i love your art! Keep doing it! 
masteryue Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student General Artist
I question myself.
which is the mark of your white pen ?

Congratulation for your work
slidejandro Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
love the sense of freedom i get from this. great piece !!!
Teasoiree Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Outstanding piece. Not only it is well designed it also has a powerful theme to go with it. Not to mention the choice of colors!
lLastbreathl Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013
Does anyone know what kind of pen she couldhave used to make the little white details?
rosiemayB Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
White gel pens work, I use them on some of mine
bmolloy Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Beautiful, outstanding and amazing. The composition is really strong with just enough drips to add and not take away from the work. The detail in her lips and his eyes really captivates and draws me in to your work. Congratulations!
lorenzoramis Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Invidio questa tecnica, il risultato č favoloso. Congratulazioni!
Mellekay Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013


I love your style and how you deal with the colors.

DamncrazyDesigns Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
MissLunaSea Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing! You are so talented! I adore your work!
dabble88 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
wow very impressive. great choice of colors.
stefaries Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
I was amazed by the video, you're very talented !
CosmicKat Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Professional Artist
Dryms972 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013 will be my example for watercolor painting, hope you continue and live thanks to your art
Geinis Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
I would like to get your permission to get a tattoo of some of your work. 
allex82 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
mille pensieri che uniscono :)
noisetoseeyou Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013
ma che carta usi? awesome anyway
PinkSkullBunny Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I came across your work on Youtube, this one was my favorite to watch the process on. Simply gorgeous. 
djafactor Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013
here is a great option
Halinka1803 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Your incredible expression in painting inspired me to be more confident with mine....I am starting to learn to be comfortable with the way I want to paint, rather than paint what other people want me to, I would be really happy if at some point you would look at my art and tell me what you think. I am just starting again, and I am self taught, so I have a lot to learn still. But I LOVE YOUR WORK! ITS LIKE WATCHING A BALLET! Its perfect.

Here are a few paintings you inspired me with:



srlele Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I had tried everything this came at perfect timing for me this filled a void in my life you would excell at this
lespaul20 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Student Photographer
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MSTUDIO Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful work. I love the video. You have quite an expressive way of painting.
JodieLee-Ann Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful, loved watching the YouTube video of this, you're so talented!
leleb93 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
fantastica! :omfg:
joshua527 Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
Great composition. :)
SilverBR Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
Woou this is nice, a wonderful nice use of colors to express feelings from what they have by each other
CrunChewyWatson Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
In the technical category, this painting is a very nice balance of the abstract and realism. Also, while the full color palette is used, the painting still maintains a darker, melancholy tone.

In the "I don't know art but I know what I like" category: I really enjoy the duality of this painting. The expressions on the faces of the subjects could be interpreted as deep love, forlorn loss, sadness, grief, or maybe just fatigue after a night of lovemaking. It really is up to the interpretation of the beholder. Great piece!
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Canon EOS 500D
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1/60 second
Focal Length
44 mm
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Date Taken
Jul 18, 2011, 3:19:28 PM
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
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