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Score
4.63 / 5.00

Date
07/05/2010
Category
Illustration
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1471 x 1272 px
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724.6 kb
Tags
ocean
giant
coconut
gargantuan

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Author Comments

Lost adrift at sea, in a gargantuan coconut (half coconut actually...). What could be worst than that??? (or maybe better than that???).

Reviews


DomoDomo

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jul 26, 2010

A freaking amazing

I have NOTHING bad to say about this

-Sky&Sun-
That is so awesome looking.It reminds me of those old windows in midevil castles.I love that though 3 points is from the sky.The sun looks real nice like one of those weird cartoons.

-2 humans&coconut boat-
Very well drawn I cant even desrcibe how good they look.The nudity was a nice tough :) .But at least you didn't show the dick.But that has real emotion to.They look like they have been floating for days.The guy you can tell he wants land.With the note in the bottle and that pineapple thing you can tell they went insane.But the book shows that they had a little entertainment.With the coconut bowl with a missing piece and a crack shows that it had some age.

I favorited this so great job with this

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MasterMerol responds:

Wow, nice that you noticed the expression of the guy, like if he is sick of the water, and he just wants to get away from there. Also, never saw the movie Cast Away??? You have to watch it!!.

THAAAANKKSSSS A LOOTTT for reviewing and THANKS A LOTT for adding this to your favorites


SoapbubbleSoapbubble

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jul 25, 2010

Amazing, rich!

What a great piece of art. I have to say.

Such a simple, surreal drawing, it's really amazing. The use of colours really sucks the viewer straight in, and the use of details in the background, it gives me something new to see every time I shift my eyes.

I'm guessing there's a story to this, with the couple in the half coconut drifting on the sea. Seems like they're lost at sea. I also like the little references, like the volleyball.

The mosaic effect you've used on the sky is really special, it adds someting to the entire piece. I also like that dark event unfolding in the back. Possibly a ship taken by the kraken?

I can't find anything negative to say about this piece. Wow!

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MasterMerol responds:

I actually don't think about them as a couple, they are more like complete strangers for me, well, they were complete strangers before being lost in a coconut.

Yeah, it's a kraken, and he's attacking two ships actually.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1


mrtymrty

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jul 22, 2010

Spectacular.

I enjoy admiring your work after Alone, and you didn't disappoint me.

It's a stupendous drawing once again, with brightening colors and decent, realistic lines. The mosaic tile pattern of the sky is highly creative and marvelous, bringing a new dimension to this piece. Once again, I truly can't find anything to improve here.

Speaking story-wise, it shows a man and a woman, lovers I presume, in a coconut shell floating in the sea. I don't know why but they remind me of Adam and Eve. There is the same 'nature book' at the edge of the coconut shell. They are apparently getting away from a deserted island, sailing in a dangerous sea or ocean. Wilson the Volleyball is a nice reference, swimming towards the shell. This might mean that it's the same ocean as the one in Cast Away. Far away in the background there is a silhouette of a ship(?) attacked by some sort of a sea monster, maybe a kraken.

In spite of my positive review, I couldn't help but notice that the apple and the shark on the back are the same size, while they seem to be alongside each other. I don't know whether this is a perspective error or not, but frankly I can't really see a reason why it would be done on purpose. Nevertheless, I still won't take off points for that, as there are so many supernatural elements in this picture, and that may be one of them.

Overall, good job once again. I'm all for creative pieces of artwork like these, so don't be shy to request them in the club if you have others like these. Or any kind of other picture for that matter.

By the way, just today I realized that apples do float in water, so you have my apologies for that. :)

10/10, 5/5. Keep up the good work.
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MasterMerol responds:

Glad it didn't dissapoint you.

That thing being attacked by a monster is not a ship, are two ships actually, if you look closer, you can notice that one is in his tentacles already.

And the apple being as big as the whale, well, those guys are inside of a giant coconut shell, it wouldn't be strange if there were other giant fruits.

I've asked for some reviews before actually, but thanks!!!

No problem about the apples :D

THANKS A LOT MAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Celx-RequinCelx-Requin

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jul 21, 2010

Tropic of Cancer...Anyone?

Hello,

I really like this, I like it so much I've added you to my favorites along with this piece.

I digress, your use of color is fantastic, the way you've lightly mixed the light blue with the "harder" blue is really subtle and well done.

The pattern in the sky is again fantastic, there isn't really anything wrong with this piece aside from the woman's feet seem to need more detail, as they aren't as clearly defined as the hands you've given her.

Thus making her seem somewhat more abstract than perhaps you were aiming for.
I caught the little castaway reference too, although it invokes the same feeling I got from reading the "tropic of cancer", it's a good book you should pick it up...

Do you do commissions?
Something like this would be cool to have in my office.

Sincerely,
- Celx
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MasterMerol responds:

Hello!

Yeah, I suck at drawing feet and I specially suffered with this one, I had to remade them several times, I think that's noticeable.
I actually don't think she looks abstract, maybe a bit cartoonish.
And I'll definitely try to pick up that book.

About the comissions, I've never made one before (you are the first one that ask for one) ,so, send me a PM and tell me exactly what you want.

THAAAANKS A LOTTT for your review and for adding this picture and me to your favorites, I really apreciate that.


draconoxisdraconoxis

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jul 9, 2010

nice

it has a free flowing feel to it, and i love the mosaic pattern sky, it gives another sense of freedom to it, along with the idea of the coconut (although idk why) however i also notice the dark side on the horizon, which helps even more with the theme. great job, and keep it up!


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MasterMerol responds:

Hoho, glad you noticed it.
THANKS A LOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!