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beneath the bridge by dholms beneath the bridge by dholms
this is one i've been waiting a while to submit,...
the picture in the foreground is from a photo
taken by a fellow deviant,...i've sent 'them' a
note to make sure it's ok for me to have used
it in my painting,...i still haven't heard from
'them',...i guess if it's not ok i'll just have to
delete it from my gallery.
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:iconduesterheit:
duesterheit Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013
this looks so good!
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:iconricky4:
ricky4 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013
Wow! Stunning work!
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:icondholms:
dholms Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you so much.
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:iconbello-regno:
Bello-Regno Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
I LOVE the focal point of this and immediately after viewing the foreground my eye was drawn to your daughter. Beautiful colors and composition on this!
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dholms Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you so much for this comment.
this was/is a pretty special piece for various reasons.
incidentally, how did you know that was my daughter?
it's not mentioned in my description.
omg. you're psychic????
;)
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:iconbello-regno:
Bello-Regno Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
Empath yes...psychic no LOL Unless you count the few dreams I've had that came true ;)
BUT....you did mention it toward the bottom comments. I'm just very observant.
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:icontweeked-turtle:
tweeked-turtle Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
all your work is just so beautifully done :gallery: i could easily 'fave' everything ;) thankyou for sharing you pieces.
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:iconsomethingunerelevant:
SomethingUnerelevant Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010
Very beautiful piece here!
All the colors blend so perfectly together.
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:iconleoraigarath:
leoraigarath Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009  Professional Writer
This should... seriously... be a print. It's amazing.
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:icondesignbykatt:
DesignbyKatt Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2008
wow this is stunning I LOVE IT!!! :headbang:
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:iconczochanska:
czochanska Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi! :) I featured your works in my last journal [link]
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:iconnifrodel:
Nifrodel Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2007
Dear dholms,
I let myself use fragment of your beautiful work in my manipulation: [link] I hope it's ok. If not, please, let me know. I remove this work from my gallery.
Thank you :heart:
Many greetings :wave:

Nifrodel
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:iconerikakochanski:
erikakochanski Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2007  Professional Writer
Such a sweet image ... really love how the speckles dance across the page ... makes me smile. ~E.
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:icontrixielonestar:
TrixieLonestar Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2006
I'm glad to find ur gallery, it's a real fantactic one :)
What media do u use?
I see another girl face on the left side of the painting, and feel curious about it ^^; was that by accident or...
anyway, I love ur style.
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:iconyugan:
Yugan Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2006
absolutely beautiful. + fav!
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:icondholms:
dholms Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
hey. thanks so much for that. can't believe anyone still finds this one.
heh.
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:icongruenewolken:
GrueneWolken Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2006
This is very beautiful. I love how her pose and
the warm colours
create this warm sense of melancholy
autumn sadness?
gorgeous

hey~ I have a question - I noticed that you
featured something today and that you're
a gallery director
do you accept DD suggestions for trad. art?

the other admins are so busy, some don't
even accept new suggestions before the
end of the year

so i was wondering..
can i send some to you?

~savannah
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:icondholms:
dholms Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
hey. i'm really sorry for this late reply. first, thank you so much for the comment on my work. i appreciate that.
secondly, if you haven't already (yeah. i get THAT many. heh.), sure you can send me DD suggestions. i promise
i at least look at all of them. i can't always comment on them though. but go ahead. and thanks again.

-d
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:iconccordovez:
ccordovez Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2006   Photographer
Great job... :thumbsup:

:)
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:iconjimmyjumbo:
jimmyjumbo Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2006
i love this, it reminds me of one of my own latest deviations... REALLY this is not a marketing scam just check it for a min
[link]
i guess that more of this sort compositions are to be seen in photos of other deviants
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SecondhandSmiles Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2006
the colors and everything about this piece is telling me to fave it.
and that I will.
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:iconkimwilloughby:
kimWilloughby Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2005   Photographer
this is so so gorgeous...i am a redhead too....(if you were to go in my gallery, under my favorites....the pic titled kw2...thats me).....this is GORGEOUS!!! and so affectionately done....its honoring i think....and amazing how you snuck your daughter into the background.....how you potrayed this neeta girl is almost haunting.....her hair blowing....her eyes closed....soft ivory skin glowing...... an amber glow in the whole piece....and this tiny figure wayyyyy in the background so far away, that the viewer is looking to get a better look, her arms behinde her....it is haunting, leaving you wondering more....its beautiful., and it sticks with you. i love it. and by the way....your ENTIRE gallery is just unbelievable....i am just astounded at your talent, honestly. thank you so so much for sharing it with the world....it would be a shame to never show it to anyone, so, thank you.
-Kimberley
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super-glue Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2005
look! its Neeta! [link] i like the extra design you've added to this on the left. this is very well done. have you still not gotten permission from her? lol.
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dholms Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
heh.
you are EXACTLY right!
it took me awhile to get her attention to grant me permission for this!
i still have the note she finally sent me though!
she was one of my very first favorite deviants!
she's an angel!
and thank you so much!!
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:iconheida:
heida Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2005  Professional Photographer
uh wow! Nothing else to say :love:
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:iconmegl:
megl Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2004
dholms ... nearly 35000 page views - you must be a true DA hero!

Been browsing through your gallery and must say that many of your pieces are really strong! So far this one is my favorite - great composition and colors
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dholms Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
lol.
i'm more like an anti-hero!
thank you so much!
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:iconcicatr1z:
CiCaTr1z Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2004
thats amazing! I love Red Heads!!! :+fav:
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:iconlemontea:
lemontea Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2004
that's a great painting based off of a great picture. verygood, +fav.
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:iconkittin:
kittin Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2003
where's the troll? heh. nice.
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:iconcyphixation:
cyphixation Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2003
Holms, don't you dare delete that...it's glorious. jesuschrist man, that is some seriously insane work.
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littleredelf Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2003  Hobbyist Photographer
i love the muted rusty reds
the wisp of hair and lash
and the sprayed effect of the paintwork.
amazing how a few brush dabs
imply that figure just beyond.
something interesting about
those accenting white strokes in her hair.
:+fav:
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dholms Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2003  Hobbyist General Artist
oh.
and one footnote to this submission.
the girl in the foreground is neeta.
funny really,...although this was submitted
quite awhile back,...i've only just recently
gotten her blessing to do it,...(and a polite
scolding for not waiting on her to give me
the 'go ahead',...heh.)
the ghostlike figure in the background is my
daughter.

thanks again!
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:icondholms:
dholms Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2003  Hobbyist General Artist
wow.
i think that's one of the best and most intuitive comments
i've ever gotten.
thank you so much.
:)
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showna Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2003  Professional Photographer
After looking through your entire gallery.. this has to be my favorite piece by you... because it reminds me of myself, esspecially right now in this point in my life... You need to sell prints of your work.. I'd be getting this one and probably one of your "Crow" pieces..
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underln Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2003
Great compostion, I love how her face is only partially in the picture. The color/texture is so soft. It's great how she's kind of shying away from the viewer. The hair blowing in her face is nice too. It's all so soft and warm
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:iconisky:
isky Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2003
stunnin g- i love the colors and the softness of the textures!
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:iconstoneduck:
stoneduck Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2002
BRILLIANT WORK
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:icondunamis:
dunamis Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2002
Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap

Standing 'O' imho!

+favlove
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:iconterov:
terov Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2002
Worth a look even for the title. Excellent work.
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:iconnighty:
nighty Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2002  Hobbyist Digital Artist
another beautiful portrait :) (Smile)
+favlove
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:iconmemmin:
memmin Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2002
The colors are beautiful! Really this is very awesome! The painting is superb and lovely! Just wonderful!
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:iconanon-y-mouse:
anon-y-mouse Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2002
this is beautiful

and the combination with the photograph-girl is lovely


did you paint the photo, or is it manipulated in (looks like painted, in which case, there usually isn't problems, unless you traced rihgt over top, but that's kind of hard with paints)

anyway, i REALLY like the colours and the entire piece Hug
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andros-my-muse Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2002
shame if you have to delete it. 's pretty.
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:iconinfinitybreeze:
infinitybreeze Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2002
It's splendid alone, but when you consider the female looks like Tori Amos, it's splendid x2. Great work.
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