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I want to thank the lovely [livejournal.com profile] darjeelinger  for picking me to work with, it’s been great fun listening to her ideas, and she’s been really brilliant. She came up with some wonderful creative ways to pull at poor Eames’ mind, which really the whole picture was about. I’m fascinated by the idea of a forger, who really shouldn’t need a totem, loosing himself to dreams. It's wonderful twisty read, thank you so very much sweetheart ♥

Sing a Song of Sixpence by darjeelinger  *go read, shoo shoo*



Please read the pic right to left as I’m a idiot who was reading too much manga before hand, and forgot her western format *headsdesk*



Because I didn’t get to do any extra art this time, I made a little soundtrack for the songs that inspired me while drawing this piece, sort of as a tiny thank you. 

Limbo of Vanity: DL here

Tracks:
Common reaction- Uh Huh Her
Many of Horror – Biffy Clyro
All in All _ Lifehouse
Before the worst – The Script
Illuminated - Hurts

on 2011-04-26 02:02 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] ilovetakahana.livejournal.com
Beautiful and engrossing and insanely detailed and colored as always.

on 2011-04-26 02:11 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] darjeelinger.livejournal.com
:D Is it stupid that I still freak out when I look at this? After months of looking at it?

<333

ETA: Actual comment since I have caffeine now, derp. Seriously, I'm still totally in love with this pic. The textures are really interesting, especially the cityscape behind Eames - it has kind of a jarring newsprint feel to it, which works really nicely with the idea of that shocked feeling when you fall. And the birds, of course, I love that theme linking it all together as something not quite right, it's really cool! (Incidentally barn swallows are one of my favorite animals. :3 ) And and the blood smear on Eames's face and the way the Limbo buildings are so much more organic than the real buildings, and the way Eames looks so calm and basically the whole thing.

And the soundtrack! I totally see the connection, man, that's so cool! Awesome.

:3
Edited on 2011-04-26 02:41 pm (UTC)

on 2011-04-26 03:11 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] themostepotente.livejournal.com
Oh, Lucy, your art just makes me swoon and swoon and swoon <3

on 2011-04-26 03:43 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] aerographie.livejournal.com
Gosh, your art is so lovely and wonderfully detailed! There's always so much to look at: the backgrounds, the birds and feathers, the pattern of Eames' shirt, the texture of the red curtain... I love the way you draw Eames, especially. ::swoon::

Please read the pic right to left as I’m a idiot who was reading too much manga before hand, and forgot her western format *headsdesk*

You know, when I first looked at the piece, my natural inclination was to read it from right to left! I think the eye is just drawn to the Eames panel first, so you needn't worry about that. :)

on 2011-04-26 03:46 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] sparkledark.livejournal.com
This art is amazing. Really beautiful work.

on 2011-04-26 03:54 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] sparrow-hubris.livejournal.com
I love the touches of blood!
It's lovely!

on 2011-04-26 04:43 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] starbolin.livejournal.com
Oh God, this picture is so tasty to my brains. Your contributions to this fandom are immeasurable.

on 2011-04-26 04:43 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] mirareeves.livejournal.com
I love the detail and the texture of the city behind Eames. It's really quite beautiful. And Arthur just looks cool, a little spot of blood and that rumpled suit. Just fantastic.

on 2011-04-26 04:45 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] johanirae.livejournal.com
Oh hon, how are u even real!!!! This looks pro-done, seriously, it's like a scan off a Japanese art book BEAUTIFUL

on 2011-04-26 04:46 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] delires.livejournal.com
This is just stunning. ♥

on 2011-04-26 04:53 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] oaktree89.livejournal.com
Wow, gorgeous! I love the rich colours.

(Highly approve of the Uh Huh Her, as well. Love that song.)

on 2011-04-26 04:55 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] evillunatic.livejournal.com
LOL once manga gets you, it never lets you go. XD

You never fail to amaze me with your color choices and attention to detail. <3 The blue's of the birds and beach tie everything together so well. And fffffff, Arthur's evil little smirk *chin-hands*

on 2011-04-26 06:02 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] foxxcub.livejournal.com
Absolutely gorgeous, as usual. ♥

on 2011-04-26 07:54 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] koushi.livejournal.com
When I initially saw this, my eyes were practically glued to the screen. I thought it was incomparably beautiful and had no idea it was still a WIP. I mean, it was damn breathtaking.

Yet somehow you've gone and made it even BETTER. This amount of beauty I don't think my soul can handle. Just speechlessly drooling right now.

I really really love the touches with the birds, the feathers, and the blood. Gah, they really make the whole composition. Absolutely amazing.

on 2011-04-26 09:36 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] sin-repent.livejournal.com
Brilliant art!!! I love their expressive faces and background is just AWESOME!!! Like always - staring at details for hours!!!!!

on 2011-04-27 06:42 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] knowmydark.livejournal.com
...wow, Lucy. I am so very speechless. I love the sense of motion in this, and the sense of detail and emotion that characterises every single one of your pieces; there is just such a sense of connection between each panel from the overlapping and the feathers and I am honestly in love with your colouring. You are so, so talented, bb. So talented. ♥

on 2011-04-27 07:34 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] red-rahl.livejournal.com
I absolutely love this visual narrative so much! The pencil drawings are exquisite, as always, with this beautiful sense of movement and momentum. I love that the birds and the feathers really help to unify the different panels and how you placed Arthur and Eames' bodies. I really adore the textures and the coloring! Everything you do is visually stunning and I'm so glad to finally see the finished product of this!!! ^____^

*will go read fic when not so brain ded but gives you a massive BEAR HUG* Congratulations on another stunning art piece!!!

on 2011-04-27 12:45 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] we-reflamingos.livejournal.com
I LOVE that you've included a mix. I'm downloading it now so I can play it while reading. I'm so interested to see what darjeelinger made of your art. ♥

on 2011-04-27 08:12 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] icarusinwax.livejournal.com
Yay! This is beautiful! I adore the birds, the panelling, their expressions, but mostly Eames' Eamesy shirt! So layered and lush. :D

on 2011-04-28 01:43 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] peperima.livejournal.com
wowww this is really REALLY GORGEOUS!! ♥♥♥ The colors are so gorgeous here. :)

on 2011-04-28 06:58 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] we-reflamingos.livejournal.com
I love the idea of the mix as the extra. I downloaded it to play while reading the fic. It was good to have the visual prompt, the words and a soundtrack - makes it sound like I'm describing a film, lol. Having two out of the three is more common, but I have to say it was (unexpectedly, I don't know why) a satisfyingly holistic experience. Thanks for that. ♥

on 2011-04-28 12:37 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] veritas-nescio.livejournal.com
This is simply amazing art, really truly stunning. So evocative and rich, and the colours, and Eames' abs and evokes the same feel as the wonderful story that darjeelinger wrote, so well done with the collaboration you guys!

Really wonderful art, thank you so much for sharing :)

on 2011-05-01 01:19 am (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] bauble
Beautiful as always! Love the details of the birds in all the frames :)

on 2011-05-08 03:42 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] clair3.livejournal.com
BEAUTIFUL~~~~~~~!!!!!!!!!!!

on 2011-05-23 02:09 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] theholysea.livejournal.com
I love the tilt and motion of this piece, especially in the beach portion. The birds in each frame are a beautiful touch.

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