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Those Hollow Eyes by DamaiMikaz Those Hollow Eyes by DamaiMikaz
I could only laugh at their foolishness. So smart, yet a small child could win from them. My pale skin almost seemed to glow from all the energy that was running through my body. Such a pretty sight, yet so terribly dangerous.

Were they aware of my powers..?

I closed my eyes and emptied my mind. No more fear, or bad thoughts haunting my mind. Soon it would all fade away... until only madness remained.

Emion Damai Mikaz
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Overall I really like this piece, your painting skill with the digital medium is very impressive with a unique look and style to it. I love that it is very rough in some places and more finished in others, it gives much more character and feeling to your works.
I would of liked to see a bit more detail on the hair and neck, but the eyes are the focus of this piece and for that alone you blended them well, they look to be part of the character rather just on top of the character that you see quite commonly with such concepts.

Only thing I would of liked to see is maybe a different light source maybe lighting from behind or maybe above the character, for me that would of given this a much higher impact and wow factor.

Overall I rate this piece a 7 / 10 :thumbsup:
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i think this is a very good picture. There are only somethings that I would need to be corrected. One of those things is that you should be that where the light source is coming from.

But other than that overall i think that this is a very good picture. I really like the bledning that you have done show you can tell that the darker tones and lighter tones are all part of the same skin.

Finally I just want to say that this is a very good image, other than the indication of where the light source. It is a very good image.

so keep up the good work
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TiredCriedDied Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LexaKawaii Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Astrokiwi Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015  Hobbyist
Awesome!!!! Congrats! ;)
JasonSoulThief Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015
not bad but i really like the Set of words
Eloryas Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
wonderful, I like this one a lot
girl-skeleton54 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
It almost looks like he has freckles. ;)
Sketcaroo Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015
After understanding this drawing, well my aspect of it, I get the chills, sometimes I cry for the hollow eyes and the story I put behind this drawing goes like the binding of isaac. Its a game which well... has a story that will tell you the story. If you are curious about it you should go check it out and you will get what I mean
mikejr13 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Masterful...simply put. Clap 
Missem111003 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
The chills... *shiver*

This made me very scared of you, :icondamaimikaz:, and yet love your art even more.
huesosnegros Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Professional General Artist
thanx for the llama this piece is great  
yunokyum Featured By Owner Edited Dec 13, 2014
Maybe a rose never build torns if they where ugly, simple and strong like grass.
The red rose is not so fragile, but never meant hurt innocent girls whith its torns.
But this would never happen if they let the flowers grow in their own place.
There is no terror, but love.
Thorns in roses desire to not be cut away from other roses.
I cry every time I see fools crush buds of roses, or cut away from their roots away from their family, because is not "their places."
Stupid paisagism.
Who is the villain? the torn, or the insensive human?
Flowers need peace. I love those flowers. Even in times the petals falls, and their empty eyes seems like terror, dead.
I dont touch them, even when they grow in my path. Is the cicles....
But i don't want my flowers to be cut away from my sight, from its roots, in virgin forrest.
Love them in their roots.
I love... flowers.
I respect their cicles.
I'm afraid of the knife girl... is not fair... tears.
KenoM2 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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StudioPiranha Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
danexg Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
psycopix Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014   General Artist
Nicely done! I would agree with the critiques about the lighting, needs a bit more punch, but overall a great idea.
TheGrigoriAnime Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014
SaiikoPath Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
while scrolling down, this beauty really caught my attentionLove 
fjl22 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pumais Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
That is one dramatic drawing, I must say.
I don't know - these empty eyes took me somehow.
HermesAnubis Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Student General Artist
SO, are you and Hades' son? What the hack this suppoust to mean....???? If this is a scketch of the story that you're wrighting, its awsom, if not, I think you need help. huahauahau, just messing arround, any way, Great art, hope to see more of it.
Llamas-And-Potatoes Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
that looks like 2-D from the Gorrilaz...
japsmreyes Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Student Filmographer
hoodrules1990 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
this is a great piece of art and he seems he just want to watch the world burn
MissLemons Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
This reminds me of the story of black eyed children.
bdcranmn Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
The placements of the red in the picture makes it seem as though the thoughts or words placed below are racing thoughts. I also took from this picture that the red is fire as it seems to be coming from something casting off a shadow. Did this child set fire to something and is he angry?
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He blew up a lot of shit.
bdcranmn Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
What exactly, if I may ask?
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A building, and a lot of people in it
Cauderick-Sama Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
The simplicity of DamaiMikaz's replies are just magnificent. 
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's part of a huge plot that takes hunderds of pages. 
I can't imagine anyone is waiting for an answer that long XD
Cauderick-Sama Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
xD True.
Just wondering, have you ever considered Wattpad? Or to self publish your novel in general? Or is it that you have already done so, or actually prefer not to make Emion public until its completion?
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
First of all; the story is written in my native language; Dutch.
And about publishing... I've thought about it. But there's still a long way to go and I want to experience the story myself first, before I decide to publish it. 
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CoupDeGraceville Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
love it.
Czerwony109 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Student Interface Designer
I love this one, I just fucking love it. I can relate so much to it. Just awesome work... The description and meaning behind this, not everyone will understand. 
Demon57 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
 I can relate something close to that feeling. I wish I can forget and remember no more. Beautifully done.

Frostkiller Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014   General Artist
Love the vacant eyes!!!
XerpuSala Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
This is just amazing! I wish a could draw like you ^^
NijaNinive Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
freaking nice :) kind of looks like he's standing besides an active volcano ;)
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's worse.
He was the one that caused the fire :D
byrdmanforever30 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Great work, nice poem... Keep up the good work!!!
TwistedStitchWitch Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Holy hell. O.o I love this piece, it reminds me of my father, hollow eyed and raining fire. Beautiful. frozen elsa icon 
TCIG Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello there! I'm new to Deviant Art and I think my first comment should be on this piece.. Very impressive. I kinda sink in this one, wondering what goes through his mind. He really has the look of an observer, almost critisizing what he sees.

Keep up the good work :) // Adam
KevinMassey Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav earlier today.  I keep jumping onto this image when I check out your work.  I really like it for some reason.  It's kind of spooky, but the movement in it is incredible.  (I need to check if I said this before. lol)
Francisco779850 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Photographer
your work is awesome :]
DarkSpawn88 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i like the smooth shading you did here
NikothingFS Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I could not tell what. but something just make this picture really awesome.
PENNYPINCH Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
Fabulous art!
Bearobear Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice indeed!
MARCO-E Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
ow... i like this very much!
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