Your artistic endeavours

Discussion in 'Films, TV, Music, Books, Etc.' started by Flaming_Tiki_God, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. telefono

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  2. tigerlily521985

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    here is the tree I made for our office Christmas party
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    and here is the wreath we made
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    all made out of our products. hurray recycling! :D
     
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  3. UrbanMasque

    UrbanMasque Everyone Wears a Mask

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    /\ Whether you're bleeding or not, you somehow manage to look so intimidating yet lovable at the same time. =D

    Here's a little something I wrote last night. I don't know what I should title it. I'm currently leading toward "Anti-Icarus" but also considering The Heavens, So Much Love, Amphibian, or Fish Icarus. I don't really know. Anyway, here it is...
    You can ignore the stuff in parentheses. >_>

    Empty pens (EmIII)
    And oceans of ink (Bbm)x2
    I've bled my hands
    And watched them sing (A)
    It's all stratified (EmIII)
    It's all airborne (Bbm)x2
    Swimming in the sky
    Of such foreign lore (AmII)-(ba~)

    I built some wings (L-g)-(R-d-g) (L-Bm)
    and I emptied my bones
    To be an Olympian king
    And settle a home

    So much love (Em)
    And I feel nothing (L-C)
    Just looking up (L-Am)
    And always wanting (L-G) (L-B)
    And all the magic
    And all the beauty
    Flows like the Atlantic
    Yet always escapes me

    The dry below
    I'm crawling in
    Pierced by the flow
    I'd need to swim
    So I built some wings
    From whatever's around
    My waxy dreams
    I gathered from the ground

    I've built some wings
    and cleaned my bones
    To float as a dream
    And make a throne

    So much love
    And I feel nothing
    Just looking up
    And always wanting
    And all the magic
    And all the beauty
    Flows like the Atlantic
    Yet always escapes me

    And so much love...
    I just want something
    I'm pushing down
    And feeling nothing
    And going nowhere
    No grace of wind
    But Solar flares
    So much love...
    So much love
    And I feel nothing
    Just looking up
    And always wanting
    And all the magic
    And all the beauty
    Flows like the Atlantic
    Yet always escapes me
    And so much love...
     
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  5. UrbanMasque

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    Can you play the melody and put it on you tube, because im having a hard time making the correlation between Anti-Icarus and the lyrics. So im guessing a lot of the aura is in the music. I'm in love with the title but it doesn't make sense to me - can you explain it for me?
     
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  6. De-Ting

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    Sweet. A piece by FTG. ;)
     
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  7. Flaming_Tiki_God

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    Never before have I shared one of my own compositions with the general public, just a select few of my best friends. I don't know why I'm doing this, but at the moment, perhaps I'm in an apathetic mood. Still, I normally guard these things with my life. :(
    I've become such whore.
    Enough rambling.
    http://www.fileden.com/files/2006/7/3/1 ... us%201.mp3
    Above is Anti-Icarus (still a very unsure title) sung by me with my piano.

    What is it about the title that fascinates you?
    Does hearing the song help you comprehend it better somehow?

    Anyway, in order to understand what I mean by "Anti-Icarus" you must first understand the story of Icarus, which I'm sure you do. Icarus met his death by falling into a sea after melting his waxed feathers off. Now picture some alternate world. A completely dry, barren,and empty planet and the sky above is composed of liquid, water, a giant ocean in the sky. It is this ocean that contains all the life, all the beauty, etc. Anti-Icarus in this world would find life (not death) by flying up (not falling down) into the wet heavens above. It is in this upper atmosphere where Anti-Icarus wants to fuse with the ocean there, dissolve, and abandon himself in the life (beauty, love, magic...) there.
    With that said, what is the song really about? What does it all mean? What does this ocean in the sky represent and why is this planet structured this way?
    I could go line by line and explain myself, but I'd like to have some sort of faith that someone can get it, or perhaps I like reveling in the secrecy and intimacy of my own creations. However, if you're still curious, I'll still help you out. :D
     
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  8. De-Ting

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    Somehow, I believe this is all my fault. :p
     
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  9. UrbanMasque

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    The link doesnt work for me. Soooooo pretty much, you were annihilated when you wrote this. Water in the sky, cutting your hands to watch them sing, barren planet. sounds like LSD to me.


    [didnt Icarus' or his father survive?] his father told hm not to fly to close to the sun b/c of the wax - or vice versa.]
     
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  10. Flaming_Tiki_God

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    The link really should work. It's just a simple mp3 file. =/
    And I don't know what you mean by annihilated, but I've never done drugs in my [boring] life.
    But if I did try LSD, I wonder what nonsensical crazy stuff I would write! :D

    Icarus's father was a brilliant guy who built the wings so that he and his son could escape from imprisonment or exile. He warned Icarus not to fly too high or too low. Icarus (being a rebellious teenager :roll: ) was flying everywhere and showing off. He got to close to the Sun, so his wax melted, and he fell into the ocean where he died. The father lived.
     
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  11. Affen

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    Lynxety lynx

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    I suck at drawing rear ends :?
     
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  12. kverduga

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    Lol it's not perfect but it's pretty slick Affen. Look out, people... No-life photography coming soon!
     
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  13. Master_Craig

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    Well, this next post is going to spam the hell out of the page, but I hope you all enjoy it regardless. First, a little introduction.

    In the second semester of 2007, I had a class simply called "Independent Studies". Finding a teacher who was willing to supervise me, I could literally do whatever I wanted in my chosen field (Visual Arts). So I decided to do my own comic book. The comic is about the character "Peter Enis" (see what I did there?), an unrealistically skilled private eye detective who just happens to be British, and his little French boy side kick "Peppy". Together, the two embark on cases, filled with dodgy action and immature humour. This fifteen paged comic simply titled "The Exciting Adventures of Peter Enis" is about Peter Enis and Peppy taking on the mafia.

    Please be advised - it's not very well written, or drawn. I had a tight schedule to fit at the time and thus I couldn't do the comic nearly as well as I had wanted to. The black and white Sin City-style illustrations apparently works (as my friend claims) but in reality, this was just a "short cut". The writing is also very amateur ish but to be fair, this is supposed to be a comedy not taken seriously, similar to that of Dr McNinja - http://www.drmcninja.com or Adult Swim animations.

    I hope you all like it.

    The front cover
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    The actual comic (fourteen pages A4 sized)
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    Due to uploading limitations of Photobucket the comic is not in max quality, to see the max quality comic click the following deviantART link:
    http://cr33g.deviantart.com/art/Peter-E ... c-69706434
     
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  14. keepithowitis

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    ^Haha holy crap.. You do this for a living? That would be sweet!
     
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  15. Peanutkiller

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    I write poems and also I am an amateur photographer. I used to paint, but I quit that just because I can't find time to really do it any more.
    I also play the piano and write my own songs. It is kind of hard to include examples of each in one screen, so I'll start with 2 of my paintings.

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  16. Master_Craig

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    Nice paintings, Peanutkiller! I love the bigger/top piece. Was that based off anything (like a person, photo etc)? It's got a real 'classical' look to it. I like it! :)

    Nah, I don't do it for a living but... it's what I WANT to do. I'm a uni student, just finished my Visual Art degree now moving toward multimedia, for now though I work in retail selling video games and I do art for a group called TEAMhealth (in all honesty, it's not the kind of art I want to do - I want to do comics and things). :p
     
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  17. Peanutkiller

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    It was something I painted in my more depressed period, I used to paint a lot more back then.. It could be the style seem a bit familiar, it might resemble work made by Munch a little, I dunno really. Based on feelings, much like the second one, which I made on the computer and is in fact only a outcut from a larger painting, which I lost sadly.
     
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  18. Flaming_Tiki_God

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    Yep, that first painting is pretty good stuff!
    It gets the coveted FTG seal of approval.
    Work based on feelings rather than logic or technicalities tends to be better, I think, so bring on the depression! :D

    Anyway, here's a video I just posted on Youtube
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6ILJSB8NWo
    It's a cover of a Placebo song. It's called Leni.
    Yep...
     
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  19. UrbanMasque

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    ^ i want to go to all of your youtube post and comment:
    "Dude, thats gay" or "wooooww, epic gay failure" or something along those lines..
    ...it'll be our little joke,
     
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  20. Enigma

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    This one is from a looooooong time ago, from the days when I was a regular in the GR chat.

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    YAY play mates :p
     
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