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Valley of Dreams

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I am damned proud of this...
Recently I dreamed a dream about a gigantic fertile crater. The crater was in the middle of the Sahara desert for some reason, but it was full of trees and a lake in the middle. Around the sides of the crater were lots of houses- a little suburban community that I was apparently part of. The most interesting thing in my dream (that I have not attempted to portray in the picture) was that around the sides of the crater were the four seasons. You could walk through winter to spring, and then through summer, and through fall, eventually ending up in winter again if you walked around the entire thing.
This is the first time I've tried using mechanical pencil in a drawing. I think it worked very well.

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This is amazing! It seriously looks like an old engraving! Do you even know what those are? There were made in the Middle Ages by people like Albert Duchter or however you say his name. This is just fantastic because it reminded me of classic art. Everything is so freaking realistic!

It's great to know that this was based on a dream. Sounds like a pretty realistic one. I just love the design of all the little trees. It must have taken forever to make them! It's really cool to see slanted houses like that too. 1600's a pretty nonstandard name.

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Apr 6, 2011
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