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Alcemical Mark of Darkness


I made this as well as a few others using a mix of my other brushes and idea and I think I used Project-GimpBC of DA's brush for this. Really this is more of a background, there is more to this, but I can't think of how to place it.

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I'm really not familliar with these types of symbolic drawings, so all I can seem to manage right now is the single word: interesting. It's not to say that this drawing is bad, I like it. Though maybe the repetition of the "paragraph" (I don't know if I should call it that) in the top left corner and the bottom right caught my attention...I noticed one because they looked nice (don't know what they mean) and then noticed the others. There is another pair of paragraphs on the right side of the art. I didn't notice them until I began looking for it. How long did this take you do?

The Korean used in this art is very old, especially since it's mixed with a bit of Chinese. Nowadays people would not use it. The only characters I can make out says something about Korea and the national language itself. (the biggest Korean characters say: "using"(?) the Nation's language...

Zolen responds:

As for how long it took, I am not sure, about two days? First day hand draw the letters (it would be better to say traced the letters she told me to use) and scanned them, second day was mostly making circles and reusing symbols and shapes found online and modified a long time ago.

The rest, confirming or denying I can't say, I know less then you it seems.

hmm... :\

the background writing reminds me of either the matrix or something from transformers, the symble circle it self reminds me of full metal alchemist :D

Zolen responds:


Whoa !

Nice Symbolistic drawngs. Addressing to the comment below, the language is composed of Korean, Chinese, and Japanese symbols.

Zolen responds:

Thanks and hm, awesome that you were able to get it, do you have any idea what it is saying. (can't have myself find out I have been advertising McDonald or something ^^')

is good

but is the chiness writing out of a book or something? because it says some one have to open some thing or ...

Zolen responds:

based off writing found on google images, I really do not know the language, so am unable to have the words hold any meaning other then appearance.

love it

something straight out of silent hill...

Zolen responds:

Hm, some of my "What's your Element" tend to remind people of a lot of games and movies. I wonder why :/

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May 27, 2010
12:23 AM EDT

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