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Mirrorworld by TheSylverLining Mirrorworld by TheSylverLining
"When I'm gone,
No need to wonder if
I ever think of you.
The same moon shines,
The same wind blows for both of us,
And time is but a paper moon;
Be not gone..."

- Queen, "Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together)"

* * * PLEASE, PLEASE FULLVIEW! The click of a button yields "WOAH, LOOK AT THAT DETAIL!' * * *

EDIT: mah lovely friend ~Shujy has written a companion song-poem to go along with this! [link] Check it out in its loveliness, I command thee! >D

Collaboration with the ever-talented :iconiloveknives: ! I did NOT draw this, I only colored; the original is found here: [link] . If ye have any comments or loves about the LINEART, please fave/comment THERE! <3

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'Kay, so this is sort of a weird one, though one of my favorite collabs to date. See, this is based on a dream I had, in which I saw - THIS, really, and described it to ~ILoveKnives. It's almost SCARY how well he captured it, I'm so serious. This is as close to being inside my head as ye lovelies are ever gonna get! :B

And Queen's completely gorgeous and thoroughly underrated song, "Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together)" was playing in my dream, heard it so strongly. And it just seems - right. I don't know. Since then it just conjures up so many images of parallel worlds, other worlds, mirror-worlds. Call it whatever ye like, Heaven and Earth, something - just two place separated. And it's impossible to see between, but things like love and memory can penetrate the veil or at least make it thin for a moment.

I don't know who the girl or the angel-boy are in my dream - just as in the lineart, I never saw their faces - but I can guess.

So yeah. I wanted the top half to be really gentle colors, pastoral, dreamlike, and the bottom to be harsher and more grungy, but it's very important that it not be perceived as Hell, because it ISN'T. No angel so kind could live there - and no, before any smarty-pants pipe up, it's certainly not Lucifer! I just hope I got that right.

THANK YOU SO MUCH, :iconiloveknives: - this is one of the coolest artistic things I've ever had a part in, and I know I said it before, but I really do adore yer style and the elaborate individual details and touches ye put in here; it's really amazing! :hug: Let's do this again, buddeh, any time at all!
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haius Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Hobbyist
YOUR COLORS GGGGGGG :iconimdroolingplz:
TheSylverLining Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! <3
ShadowInTheHall Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2010
This is neat. I even held my laptop upside down to see how that loked, and it was great. Did you do the colour digitally, or is it like watercolour?
TheSylverLining Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:) All digital! I really enjoy making digital color look like watercolor. I'm so glad ye like this, thank ye! <3
GiftedElements Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
Sorry, at first I saw the top part as a heaven like place and the bottom part as hell xD Though I think I like the bottom better, especially with the angel dude there.
FeelingThorny Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
Oh wow. The detail and emotion in this is stunning... I'm utterly speechless.
TheSylverLining Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! :) I really appreciate that!
FeelingThorny Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
You're very welcome!
Part of the reason I'm speechless, I guess, is because I've had weird dreams that resemble mirror-worlds in a way.

But still, very welcome~:D
HisnameisDaveyoufool Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
Aw. I tried to buy this as a print but it's not undergone quality inspection. >:U
TheSylverLining Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
D: Aww! I dunno why that is.
But I LOVE that ye wanted to! <3
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