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The Songless Bird by jflaxman The Songless Bird by jflaxman
Some artists, writers and musicians need to be reminded that marked social inadequacy is not the same as genius.
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Brian-OConnell Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic!
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:iconkunavi:
Kunavi Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015
Gruesome accuracy in both word and work.
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DirtNebula Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Professional General Artist
this is fucking great stuff man. 
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Hydrogen-A Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014
I think he looks sad and distressed
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SmileBecause Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
VDvcsahvfhd Scary! great job I'm creeped :)
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Valeyard-Parallax Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
This is seriously awesome! :)
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FuriarossaAndMimma Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic. Also, yeah, marked social inadequacy is not the same as genius.
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PaulAsaran Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This, curiously, reminds me of Rule of Rose. Such a fascinating game...if one can get past the poor controls. I think I shall start watching; I do so love the macabre.
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jflaxman Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
I've never heard of that one, but it sounds interesting. Thanks for the lead, I'll check it out.

A Polish game designer wants to use this image, but I'm a little hesitant due to its more personal nature (given the right context I may give him the go-ahead). I've sent him many other designs though.

Thanks for the watch, and good luck this year!
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PaulAsaran Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Beware! Rule of Rose has an awesome story (every time I play it I notice something entirely new), but the gameplay is truly a study in what not to do when making a game.

And you're very welcome!
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lym-gwilwileth Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
i love it!!
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Giggityman69 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
Glad to hear it, my work here is done :D
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Giggityman69 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
"Now d-d-don't burn it now, Grumby."
"Hush... I ain't go'n burn it."

Amazing picture, but in my immaturity I couldn't help but think of this :p
www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DCjMr…
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jflaxman Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
Ha! Gave me my laugh for the day.
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Binaryrobot Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Cool
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TheVulturesOath Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013
Great work man the color and texture are simply magnificent.
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MateoGraph Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Professional Artist
Efficient , good work
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Medevalsackmerchant Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
i love this so much! great job!
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The-Forgotten-Wolf Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
woah.......thats creepy! i love it Clapclap
 
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DumpsterKid Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
not sure if i commented this before, But I kinda wanna get this piece imprinted onto a black t-shirt one day.
i know a place where i can get that done.
it would only cost me about 20 bucks, but i think it would be incredibly awesome to flaunt this to the world.
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ViridianMan Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
Real good. Nod
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Ivanssj4 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
And what of aspiring artists. writers and musicians who are too frail or too hurt to tell the difference, regardless of potential and talent?
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Psyghostis Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
One would need to get a thicker skin; the art world is tough, and you don't get noticed for having a sensitive ego.
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Ivanssj4 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Heh, if anything, it at least sounds simple to pull off.
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Steps1234 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
It's beautiful in a very unique way. :clap:


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"Chaos is peace and peace is chaos. One can not exist without the other."
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AcedGruber Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Put pictures like these around your house.
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jflaxman Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013
Back when I had a house, I did. I've only got a room right now, but have "My Hope, The Destroyer" and "Young Heinrich" hanging over my bed and "Escape from the Aeolius" on the opposite wall.
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Confettiify Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
TEACH ME OH GREAT ONE, haha.
Really man, some amazingly awesome concepts and just gorgeous art.
I'm very jelly!
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one-rosy-cheek Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013
This is the most disturbing thing I have ever seen!
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Wara-Taichou Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
looks like from a horror game. :lol:
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Soulioxity Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this. It makes me stop and think, for a very long while.
Amazing, good job.
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frostywolf37 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013
Tweety!
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curtsibling Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Superb work - This work conjures up all the proper dark thoughts...
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JeanJam Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this. The creature is in grief. It was created as an experiment for the amusement of scientist. It developed a sense of isolation. It was mistreated and cursed by those who feared what they did not understand. It screams like a lost baby bird, desperate for a warm home. This is beautiful.
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Miss-Monarella Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
creepy but awesome as fuck!
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Blackbirdmotel Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful!
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whimsicallySardonic Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Frightening. *shudder* (But well-done.)
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Entenn Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Amazingly grotesque and emotional.
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burek Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
awesome picture
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iseldomgiveashit Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my gosh..... incredible! Love all of your work.
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frightmare44 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
so creepy
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3ihard Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012   Digital Artist
Awesome atmosphere i take my hat off sir.
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MinnemannE Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
:clap:
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jalern Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
I want one as a pet.
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AnujKorrupted Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I really loved this artwork. It's very deep and emotive. Although the concept is depressive, I truly appreciative your art. I'd like to feature it on my blog at this [link]
Hope you'd like it. Keep up the good work.
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NanoAngel Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
you manage to carry deep symbolism within your various pieces. its what i truly love and respect about you flax.
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7opalescence7 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
nice and agreed !
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Ramsay-Bolton Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is just awesome.
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moorkasaur Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
is came straight from Dark souls or Demon's souls... and should go back
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OffDead Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very impressive *~*
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