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Portrait of a Dead Man by damie-m Portrait of a Dead Man by damie-m
inspired by Francis Bacon and Robert Henke (music).

Supposed to be Lancaster, isn't he just so adorable BEING DEAD IS AWESOME
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UnbearableME Featured By Owner 5 days ago
intersting portrait :)
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livelily Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014   General Artist
Beautifully dark.
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VengefulMothSlayer Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
This is such an incredible work, and I found it as I scrolled through my Tumblr dashboard... Sadly you weren't credited, but a simple Google Image search remedied this instantly! 
Quick question- do you mind if I use this for inspiration in my Art diary? I've been creating work with shoe polish, charcoal and ink that is quite similar to this, and I think it would be great if I could use you as an inspiration! 
Thanks. 
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Snowy-star Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!
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ArtAgainstSociety Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist

Hello! I would like to notify you that I've featured you on my surreal and abstract art blog over on Tumblr. Your work really fits the theme, and you can see it on artagainstsociety.tumblr.com. Of course, I have given you credit and linked to your page. If for any reason you don't want it published any longer, just send me a message and I'll delete it pronto. Thanks, and congratulations! Your art is beautiful. Please note: If you don't see your art right away on my blog, it is probably still in the queue and has yet to be posted.

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gueros84 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
freakin gorgeous, dude! :iconisayplz: 
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BlackHei Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Terribly fascinating...!
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schemerpanda Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013

The Portrait of a Dead Man (A tribute to damie-m's art of the same name)

by schemerpanda



His face is ashen, well was ashen till it crumbled

Flew, following and flying in the he roiling wind.

Yet his memory but a glimmer of things that was.

Like a picture slowly being burned by the candle’s light.

Black and white are the things that aptly describe his current state of being.

He now belongs to the past. Present and Future not longer exist to him

Still he is not lost. Half words are formed when people describe him,

People recall him at least in a vague sort of way.

He has and image yet no one will place the deeds.

They only see a face that will be foreign to them,

Except his direct relatives or acquaintances.

Little by little he will fade away not until the last grains will fall into the pile.


Mentions of him from now on will only foster nostalgia.


However he will be a grim reminder of a time where we all shall share his fate.

Soon our pictures hung on walls, seen by people in drab, stiff and gloomy clothing.

And they too shall be reminded of what we were.

Our deeds will be uttered by mouths, yet the significance not truly known.

Then the portrait of the dead man shall have our faces.
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damie-m Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hahaha nice!  I like the ending too ;)!
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schemerpanda Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
Looking at this made me inspired.

Portrait of a Dead Man. (A tribute to damie-m's art of the same name)
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