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Ok. Here 's the meaning. They are the same girl. My idea is that the girl is trying to save herself. The upper glass means now and the future, and lower one is the past. Water is time. She feels trapped in the time and it goes so quickly that everything she's trying to keep is going away. She misses her past(who is in the lower glass and will never be able to come up again). Those things on the upper glass are what she will encounter in her life. And when time goes by, they entered into the lower glass, becoming "the past". The pearl is what she loves and wants to charish, but it will become the past anyway. When those things enter the lower glass, most of them sink to the bottom of the glass which means she forgot them. Only a few float on the water that she will remember forever.
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Given 2010-02-06
lifeglass by ~29chelizi - Amazing! ( Suggested by GrapeSodaGuru and Featured by archanN )
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RainReedshimmer Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So very beautiful..........
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BerylliumArt Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Student
What an interesting piece, and your backstory is wonderful! Makes you really think about life...
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:icon123lemonade:
123Lemonade Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist
:iconsadplz: so many feels!
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:iconpowzin:
Powzin Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012
Lindo, lindo!
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:iconberrya:
Berrya Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This is awesome :love: i love it
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PandoratheChostElf Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It makes sense...
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Archon235 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
I really enjoy your prints and how well you bring your ideas out in the images. weeeeeeee!!!!!!!!



IleavebeesincheezuzGeistmylardandslaveyour, If you do floppy and chaffe and run out into the street in your underwear
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SkydrawerNeve Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012
You artwork has been sort of stolen... I hate when people share something but don't credit the person who did the art!
Here is the link:
[link]
Nice to meet you, I really like this.
xx
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:icon29chelizi:
29chelizi Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
ya i know.. this one has been sort of stolen for several times. At least the one u showed me didnt photoshop out my signature.. i've seen worse. And my family portrait has been illegally used on Tshirt and they r selling it on TAOBAO... sigh.. u can never stop those ppl... btw.. r u chinese? im chinese lol i speak chinese~~~
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SkydrawerNeve Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
I know... I think those people need more education in law. They just take things for granted :( You should have words with them, let them to take it down! Never stop fighting!
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29chelizi Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
There's no copyright law in China...LOL 我也想 但是感覺人又不在中國 說了也沒用 不過我到是得去那個淘寶賣主那提下意見。。唉。。所以才不想在中國發展 好黑暗!加我新浪微薄吧 @辛太
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SkydrawerNeve Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012
I'm sure there're laws can protect our artwork! Don't give up!
他們的微薄是: HST反盗图联盟
我@了你的微薄. 我是@天空描繪者
請多多指教 :D
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Loly-skull Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
Oo ... <3 aaaawwwwwwwnh !! pas mal !!
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veeebeans Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011
Absolutely fanstastic !
Love the colours too.
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ambientdream Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
you interpret my life so well....
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SieuNhanCauVong Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011
Nice color :D
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Akatsuki-no-Megami Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, it's amazing, absolutely gorgeous.
The message it tells us is so thought-provoking and inspiring~

very beautifully presented, very well done!
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hutaru-bang Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
so beautiful....
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:iconmerietee:
Merietee Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011   General Artist
Oh... oh my gosh. This is amazing. Beautiful. And very profound. This is... crazy brilliant.
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gaburnz Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
Lovely Style
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deserted-heart Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
lol so she forgot herself at well? woow :D
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NeriSiren Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011
I could've sworn this was in my favourites! Well, I'll just remedy that, and re-fave it! Beautiful symbolism :clap:
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ArwenPT Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011
Love this!!!!
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Mi-Mi-cry Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011
good sense and gentle work... )
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Alabastra Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011
:excited: Featured in my journal: [link]
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SillyArtistGIRL3 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i really love the story behind this picture...i like it when art means something..excellent job!
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Tsuchan Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
Lovely idea and a relateable concept.
We often wish for the things of the past.
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Rzygacz Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow... *U*
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Phantoms-Rose14 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful. that's all i gotta say.
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OWIFreak Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful. XD
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hanggachi Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011
:floating:
Floating
coooool!!
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NawaraGFX Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I love this :+fav: :)
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alm5roosh Featured By Owner May 19, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
crazy its >
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meowtzy Featured By Owner May 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Superb!
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SpaceCadetAmy Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Digital Artist
This is gorgeous... In concept and form.

Beautiful, beautiful.
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Rashed-Alabian Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Professional General Artist
فكره خطييييييره

اهنيك على التصيم المميز
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Orion1115 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Student Digital Artist
awesome job and such a nice concept! welldone! :headbang:
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BloomingxSunflower Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
so beautiful~~~~
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Rose-Ann-Mary-K Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2011
Amazing drawing and concept!
I Love the whole idea!
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Cosmic-Loop Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
(。・ω・)
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Forgotemme Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:noes:
But she'll drown this way :c...
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MaraYs Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
No words can explain how i feel about this painting, is beautiful, sad and makes me feel happy, all at one time :')
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Cosmic-Loop Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
on deviantart, there IS one word:
FAVE
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MaraYs Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011
I already did it.
It deserves it!
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Aldebarambo Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
A great concept, beautifully carried out. This is gorgeous.
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yektuikuto Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
Before reading your explanation I'd hatched one of my own:

I saw 'life' as in conception and not one girl's life. I saw the girl on the ladder as the daughter reaching for her life, represented by the pearl (which looks like an egg), and the top of the glass representing her life and the bottom one I saw as her mother and the lower glass representing her life.

As the daughters life runs on her mother's slowly fills until she will eventually run out of air (or life) and die, granting that air instead to her daughter.

I don't know. That's just what I was thinking.
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Ettevolc Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
Very beautiful concept. I really love this piece. The texture is nice and your style is pretty unique.
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tikitikiLola Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011  Hobbyist
this is truly beautiful :heart:
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stars-shine-bright94 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
absolutely beautiful, amazing job!
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TraficJam Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful!
when i first saw this picture i thought the pearl in the top of the hourclass was a rock that she was throwing in to try and stop up the hourglass so the water would stop flowing into the bottom. But i think your explination is even better than mine :D
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