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Dreamdance: The Innocent by puimun Dreamdance: The Innocent by puimun
Dreamdance: The Innocent
size: 9x13 inches
Medium: watercolors
For in-progress shots of it, check out the blog entry: [link]
For prints and detail closeups: [link]
From the Dreamdance Oracle - more info on the deck: [link]

Satyros Phil Brucato writes for this card:

Innocence Dances beyond despair. For all the shit that life throws at us, the Innocent cannot be entirely defeated. Inviting you to left yourself above the ruins of mortality, this Dancer demonstrates graceful strength far beyond her apparent means. However fragile she appears, Innocence endures.
Like Classical ballet, however, innocence demands a heavy price. Both disciplines force us to stretch ourselves to the breaking point, defying the usual limits of mind, body, soul and circumstance. A wrong move can spell disaster, and so mindfulness and constant practice form the foundations of ballet and innocence. Despite impressions of childlike frivolity, the Innocent is a rebel, casting herself against oppression with strength of body, heart and will.
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Adonael Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
A very spiritual piece and I like how the pile of mundane objects suggests to me that there is something beyond what they eye can see.
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HouseofChabrier Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
Beautiful, I love your work!
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CindysArt Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Ohh so beautiful! Amazing work!! :clap:
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Madfairy7 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I wish this was in higher resolution so I can soak in all the little perfect details.
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Cionie Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
You should check out the show 'Princess Tutu'. I know, I know... it's an anime made for children but it actually is very well done and focuses a lot of the telling of stories through ballet. It has it's corny bits but this piece really reminded me of the climax ballet scene :)
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supernova8041 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
It may just be my interpretation, but I'm sensing some Les Miserables vibes
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puimun Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
No, you actually did hit on it. :)
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starr Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Awesome
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TheLostTargaryen Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So beautiful!! :love:
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WhIppIng-b0y Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
nice.
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