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Crossed the Delaware by ChaosFissure Crossed the Delaware by ChaosFissure
I was showing my Uncle how I go about making fractal art and created something pretty interesting; this is the result! The title is an allusion to "Washington crossing the Delaware," given the shapes of the figures near the bottom ;p

Apo+Chaotica.

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ParallelDeviant Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
Excellent Art
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ChaosFissure Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
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ParallelDeviant Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
You're vey welcome :)
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arctoa Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Student Photographer
There's a darkness at the heart of this piece; and the technique used is remarkable. I agree with your assessment regarding the title, too.
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ChaosFissure Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Although the "Washington Crossing the Delaware" is portrayed in a heroic, hopeful manner due to the lighting and posing of the characters, it's also likely the case that the crossing was all but that.

It's the middle of winter. The water is cold and frigid. You're in a war, not to mention a fairly small group so as not to draw attention to yourselves. The colors are not meant to represent the hopeful nature of the painting, but an attempt to capture a possibly more realistic and severe account of the atmosphere at the time.

I agree, there very much is darkness in the heart of this piece, but that also separates it from the original painting. I don't know what I can say about technique behind this; it's something I've been experimenting with (and still am now), and appears to have turned out incredibly well!
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arctoa Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Student Photographer
It has indeed turned out well!
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Epogh Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012  Professional General Artist
I love it when you paint with apo this is real art
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lyc Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
agreed, his painterly style is great :D
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Epogh Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
sweet bru
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snow-valkyrie Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, what beautiful form, the texturing is amazing as well.
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