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Life and Death by BeaGifted Life and Death by BeaGifted
I like to imagine what a relationship between Life and Death would be like. I'm lead to believe that Death would be fascinated with Life, and Life subject to death would be both content and despairing. Not sure if that's the right choice of words, but it's fun to picture the two in a different light.
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JackieStarSister Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow. This artwork is beautiful, and the concept is fascinating. I'd like to write a story about it, maybe not with a plot but as a character sketch of sorts. I imagine at first Life was content, but then when Death appeared everything took on greater meaning but also put pressure on her … I imagine she would have mixed feelings about him at different stages of her existence.
ArlynPillay Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2015  New Deviant Professional Traditional Artist

Awesome Art!

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AmplifiedSavagery Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've been working on a paranormal romance featuring Death and a pure soul (the embodiment of light) who is a mortal. I love this artwork. Yass. <3 I'm not the only one who's pondered this. xD
LadyofAzzaroth Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Its so beautiful!<3
vampirelord152 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
You should do a life vs death. Maybe have them pushing against each other or an actual fight maybe with a human standing in between them to symbolize the struggle between life and death.
SairaCili Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
really nice
TrixieFox Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013
Love the concept and the smoky effect! :iconclapplz:
NinjaKittySam Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
I like that. I love the concept and how you made them
Kadajlover1 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013
This is beautiful. I wrote about Life and Death being together. The story of Life. Would love your take on it.
Maewigiwig Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
Very, very beautiful ^^
NightCrestComics Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful design.
PeaceDarkAngel Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It is Sooooo beautiful. Like night in a frozen day.... Well, That's a compliment, btw, just don't hate me for it. I love the pic.
Malina92 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Interesting ;)
ChildoftheGreenWood Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Cool idea!
animefungirl101 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
so mush feeling is in this............
Trinity3713 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Can I use this image for a story I'm writing for Fictionpress? [That I hope will get published:)]
princce7 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
chemio Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
life can only lead to death.

if anyone is replies to this about how life can over power death i will have no comment for it.
Dark-funhouse Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE THE IDEA! It would be soooo cool if you could draw them again (Know you've already done it, but in another scene/environment/situation). Then I would love you so epicly XD

Your art is very beautiful and inspiring. I wish I can be as good as you one day :)

Btw, can I color some of your uncolored art and credit you? It's very temptating, but I know I have to ask first XD

Peace :peace:
lylorie Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012   Traditional Artist
wonderful piece
abesgoldenfriend Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love this. It's so nice and beautiful.
TotallyAwesome12 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Student General Artist
Wonderful concept!
TotallyAwesome12 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Student General Artist
Beautiful, I really like this!
LadySilverShadow Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is gorgeous!
Gornam Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Amazing. Heart
geek-de-la-musique Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this .... this is ..

words escape me. it is too beautiful for words.
the-light-stalker Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
This is amazing <3 I seriously almost cried. I love it.
ArtLover0420 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012
Do you mind if I use this a cover for a story? I would really love to use it, it's just perfect. I would give you the credit of course. Please answer quickly.
akatsukigirl44 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
Oh my god.... I love this style of art.... :+fav:
bf901686 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautifully haunting. Well done. I love the shadows and smokey essence.
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Shuzuka Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011
can i use this picture to make tamplate for my blog?
Grumpybus Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Intresting picture.
hptlover26 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011
beautiful illustration!!! Im working on a story right now, where life and death are together, and i really want to find the correct word for what would happen if they merged together. What would they become? Any ideas?
NubianKingsmen Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice, I'm sure the abstract concepts of life and death would not look that different in real life.
Kurai-Ai Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
wow I love this I never thought I'd find something like this so I'm really happy I found I'm so showing this to my friends.
nightroads-child Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
this reminds me of a dream I had a while ago. this is fantastic.
sugabelly Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Haha, I know you used the white to represent Life and the Black to represent Death but in my culture White is the colour of Death and Black is the colour of Life so this is rather hilarious to me.

Great job though.
Crispysquirrel13 Featured By Owner May 19, 2011
I have to do an art project on life and death and this picture has inspired me, I think it is absolutely beautiful. I wish I could draw something as great as this! Well done!
GinnyGirl15 Featured By Owner May 17, 2011
OMG i love it, im actually writing a book about something like this. the girl died though and was still a pure soul so she kind of glows and her soul form never rots and he is supposed to collect her soul but she refuses. they end up in love and they have to be alive to be together though :)
BeaGifted Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Sounds like it has a very interesting plot!
GinnyGirl15 Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
Thanks, i'm still working on it though :S :)
SilentXWatcher Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the meaning behind this. Fascinating concept indeed.
grim-puppet-demon Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2011
incest es gross.D
AI-LOCKETT Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011   Writer
i think true life would be understanding of death and always hold a respect for it.
thewhitelapain Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2011
I love how they are intertwined as if one can not be with out the other, because they can't. I don't know if that is what you were aiming for, but it is beautifully done.
jackie-marie95 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's amazing, it speaks, it's worthy of a DD
spring-2427 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011
sooooo sooo perfect it is gorgeous
Ella0905 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
No words could be brought. Only the picture is worth a thousand. I bow to too in amazement.
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