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Mermaidincoma Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
for some reason i keep imagining a story of a cancer patient in the same hospital as the old man, he was always grumpy and never talked to anyone,  because it was his way of defense against a world that left him bitter, but she liked him, understood his hidden kindness, the whole hospital staff tried to make him feel better but that wouldn't work, she on the other hand had been too shy to even talk to him, cause he reminded her of her grandfather, she noticed him reading the bible every night and talking to the image of his late wife about how he wished an angel would just come and take him to her; so as his last days grew close, she summoned up her courage and made a plan with the hospital staff, she would give him an angel to guide him to his wife.
Khasdannyanlord Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Student General Artist
beautyfull remember me a lot the times when i was in a E.R. such a memories...
SheWolf1937 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Awww... *cries*
Diary-Of-Kane Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
Love the idea!!
plazas Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Bellísimo!!! :)
cardenaslosky Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
hachiko-Rasha Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
I really love this one, it's incredible. I can't find other words...
ZoMbIeSrAwR Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really really like this. I don't believe I've seen your artwork before which is unfortunate because you truly are amazing. Congrats on having one of your artworks chosen as the basis for a movie.
2-FaceART Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
Sa-weet! I understand it like the old man is seeing an angel and the wires are just to show us that there is no angel, its just an hallucination. Am i right?
Reminds me of 'Loosing My Religion' clip =D
drbrainer Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
I think shes doing him a favor. to make sure he dies while seeing an angle :)
binxeh Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Very close to home. Beautiful
SnapShot120 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this. It made me smile. :)
GleeHatch Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Heartbreaking... the joy on the old man's face makes me want to cry. I'm not sure why, maybe it's because I fear it's all in his mind.
Designdivala Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
Ditto on this sentiment, beautiful work!
Irixian Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Writer
The profundity here is staggering. You've won my heart, artist.
stuff-I-do Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
this is simply stunning. you're amazing.
Nanahii Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
This is, in my opinion, the idea of 'religion' :)
I wish I could be like that man and believe I'll have an angel come to look for me when I die ^^
Your pieces are really meaningful!
Bluefirefan45 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
Kiruame Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This is very heartwarming, to see the joy in the old man's face. The angel, though suspended by wires, gives him happiness and the whole piece a hopeful environment. The artwork itself is truly amazing with each detail included. I am not ashamed to say that this brought tears to my eyes. Truly magnificent work~ :)
lucas420 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing quality!!
how do you forget you DREW SOMETHING this AWESOME???
crowesr2gud4trubl Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
comowaz Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it! Really clever...very clever indeed.
mypoptart Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow, just wow.
monte45 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
|Incredible. Love the idea. Things to make you believe
NotTheNicest Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist
This is pretty darn amazing. Every single thing about this picture. Brilliant!
Shalmendo Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
Wow that's emotive. I don't usually comment on random images I See on DA's front page but..this one just struck me.

Although the angel looks like she's being suspended by wires, so it makes me wonder if it's a hospital stunt to soothe a grumpy old man. (Ala Patch Adams.) But either way the expression on the old man's face makes the whole image worthwhile.
begemott Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
About the wires... I didn't want this to be metaphysical, but "fake", a last illusion of the old man; hence the wires. Not sure if it works in the image, maybe it's just confusing...
Shalmendo Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
Well, I think I'd need to know more about the situation protrayed. Like, who's the angel, why is she up there in the first place, who put her there, etc...but ignoring all those contextual details, I love the composition and the moment it portrays. Wires or not, it's a beautiful image of an old man giving his last breaths, and the comfort an 'angel' (Real or not) provides to him in his last moments. Makes me think a lot about my departed grandfather...
Irixian Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Writer
The brilliance of a single frame of artwork is that everything you need is in YOUR head. It doesn't matter what the artist was thinking or what anyone else opines or suggests - it is the beginning or end point of the story YOU contrive upon seeing it. It's as beautiful as you want it to be. For me, this particular seed has grown into something legendary in proportion. The concept illustrated is so simple, yet so profound, that it moves my spirit like a chess piece :)
C-Johnson462 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
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