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April 18, 2010
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Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D40
Shutter Speed
10/25 second
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F/4.0
Focal Length
24 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Apr 29, 2010, 7:06:25 PM
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Carnations by Dweran Carnations by Dweran
Oils, 12"x24"

Paintings are powerful tools for expressing emotion. A good painting is completely honest, a window into the heart of the painter.

In this case, even though I didn't mean it to, this painting caught a taste of the depression I was going through while painting it. Now that sadness is told, more honestly than perhaps I would be to anyone but my best friends, to anyone who walks by this painting.

It used to be that people thought that artists could trap the soul of the person they painted in their artwork. I think that the opposite is true.

As artists, we trap and leave a little bit of our own soul in each painting we make...
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Skrayle Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student General Artist
Oh, I really like what you said in the description, I definitely agree. Each piece of art is really a shard of ourselves. This is absolutely beautiful, by the way :)
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Dweran Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks :)
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BlackStar-okuz Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful!!! :clap:
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Dweran Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010  Professional General Artist
:D
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BlackStar-okuz Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:)
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DanielMontoyaStudio Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2010
I like how the stems in the water are depicted and the dramatic orange light. Well done :)
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TinyTornado Featured By Owner May 14, 2010
Oh this one is good.. very nice.
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Dweran Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thanks! :)
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klazien Featured By Owner May 2, 2010
Beautifully done and your words are true ... :clap:
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Dweran Featured By Owner May 2, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you! I hoped that I wasn't the only one who felt that way...
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