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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 first saw this piece, it was as a speed painting on YouTube. I couldn't believe what my eyes were seeing. The colors unravel on the pages, the faces, coming to life.
They are filled with such intense feelings. When I look at this, I feel as though, They are in pain. The paint drippings almost give it a sense of sadness, but you can see the romance within it as well.
I stared at this piece for quite awhile. I've also watched the speed paint a few times too.
Just watch it you can see the amazing-ness just open itself onto the page.
She makes it look easy, but the way that she pushes her out her art, is something quite incredible and unique. I've never seen this style before, and I'm glad. It's fresh.. and new to my mind, and my mind is absorbing every square inch of the painting.
It makes my brain scream "Wow! Amazing! Fantastic! More!"
Please continue what you are doing. Please! continue to do what you love, and as far as I can see, it is this. Art, Painting.
It is quite the master piece as I know everyone can agree on.
Thank you for allowing such a fantastic piece to be shared. Not only here, but on YouTube were we can experience you making the painting.

If you haven't watched it already, please be sure to! It is quite a site to see, and it will awe you just as much as this, amazing, final product has.
Please make more! I can't wait to see!
I hope that my critique is a fine one, this is the first that I have done, and I'm glad that I was able to choose this piece as my first critique.
So many things I want and need to say about this painting, but I'm not sure that my words alone can sum it up. So listen to your watchers, your fans, and let them tell you in bits and pieces just how magnificent you work is.
What do you think?
The Artist thought this was FAIR
101 out of 102 deviants thought this was fair.

Again, as with your other piece that you posted a video of, it might just be your choice of music, but I can't help but imagine a story when I see your art.

With this, similiar to the other one, I get the sence that these people are being consumed by something and can do nothing to stop it. But they have each other. The man looks as if he trying to remain strong and not show fear, while the woman leans to him as if it is their last moment together. The dripping paint makes me think of tears, while the pen strokes imply breaking pieces. I get the feeling that whatever is consuming them has almost taken them, but is not there yet and that is why their faces are relatively bare.

Along with this since that there is nothing that can be done to stop their fate, I feel a sence of panic almost. The only way I can think to describe it is as if you were trapped in a room with no exits and water was slowing rising. Panic, but also acceptance that this is what will happen because there is nothing that can be does about it.

This probably isn't what you had in mind at all when you created this beautiful piece, but it's what I think when I see it.
What do you think?
The Artist thought this was FAIR
86 out of 87 deviants thought this was fair.

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krizok Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  New Deviant Professional Traditional Artist
Nice work
lblack84 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017
Where is this print avalible for purchase?
smutno Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2016
very fresh
peinturealuile Featured By Owner May 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Great gallery:clap:
elyktd Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2016
Nice work!
AquarelJudit Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Silvia sei magnifica. Ogni tua opera d'arte è un' esplosione d'emozioni, di colori e di sentimenti che nascono dal profondo.  Ogni pennellata è un gesto d'amore autentico. Sei una continua fonte d'ispirazione!!
Le tue opere sono grandiose...complimenti!!!!
adamswider Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Raw, Intense, and Superb.
kristinhamilton26 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016
The youtube speed painting was where I first saw this.  I, later, had to look up the meaning of abnegation.  My heart broke while watching the video, not know the meaning yet.  The painting tells itself. The emotion in every brush stroke and paint drip.  After looking up the word, I identified even more with the painting.  I feel like you put on paper the pain in my heart.  It is beyond words.  If your paintings are not yet, one day they will be in museums where people will break into tears upon viewing, just like the Mona Lisa and The David.
SHArtwork Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really love this shot!!
Candy-Meow Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful~ :iconkawaiipinkukokoroplz:
destro0815 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016  Student Digital Artist
very nice
i love that use of watercolor and very dark elements in one picture - but when i try it, it always looks terrible.
Tommytremp Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Student Artist
FedericaFranchini Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Moca13 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015  Hobbyist
Beautiful! <3
palako Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Gorgeous Art Clap 
TimHider Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
nice work
TheGreatPares Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful Work !Llama Emoji-74 (My kawaii cheeks) [V4] 
jegarner Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This takes me back to a tough time in my life and reminds me of how vital my other half was to surviving times like those depicted here.

Thank you for creating this.
Jerikcho00 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015  Student General Artist
duuuuuuuuuude! friggin unbelievable! excellent work!!!! 
AnujKorrupted Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Absolutely brilliant Love 
Leo4827 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
very good
BarnOwlColors Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
esta imagen es mi inpiracion para seguir en esto del watercolor, espero poder llegar a tu nivel, muy linda imgagen de watercolor..
babystar33 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Professional General Artist
Your work is truly inspirational!
missbelle590 Featured By Owner May 27, 2015  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  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is beautiful
kegogrog Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  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  Hobbyist 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 !
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Jul 18, 2011, 3:19:28 PM
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