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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
82 out of 82 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
76 out of 77 deviants thought this was fair.

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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
I found something that could change how you live. Take a look at this
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Get slim by summer starting TODAY with this
bboibang Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
Look I found interesting opportunity
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!
marcoamorim Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
manfredolsen Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great work of art, I think one of your best. I'm envious!
Remikoo Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
your works are so beautiful! wonderful colours :la:
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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
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