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DARKLiGHTPAiNTER Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
:)
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InklingArt Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student Writer
@02:26I really like how you let the paint almost absorb him from the edges in. :)
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atthewritersblock Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
@03:09I took this to be commentary on humanity's dependence on oil and other natural resources...something that has been weighing on my mind lately. We are on the downward slope of the oil peak...
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1209mzt Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@00:43I love this, it is so intriguing...
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Xswiffy Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
@01:31Ah! That's clever. I kept expecting the line to begin from between his eyes and move to the right, but you made it go all the way around behind his head, which was a more powerful image.
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Ienahria Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student General Artist
@01:18i adore this part of the movie, where he is torn in half. i feel like this one picture where he opens his eyes really completes this part of the scene.

also, i mistakenly watched this without sound the first time, and i would actually recommend watching it once muted. it makes a horribly eerie atmophere.
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LucasSoji Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@00:01man.. I watched the all film scared of what would happen next.
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climbr7 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011  Student Photographer
@03:07I doubt that that is what he was going for, but any way you would like to interpret it is alright!
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Lebannalim Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@03:04A very valid point. My guess is that the video is about humanity's bid to consume earths natural resources at an expanding rate, resources such as coal or oil. The interesting thing in this video is the bandages. I guess it signifies how untouched and shielded the earth was before we dug our claws into it. The white roots at the end look like they are signifying the earth reclaiming itself at "the end of humanity".
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A videoproject for school
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Given 2010-12-28
The End Of Humanity by ~2ndEyePhotography is a visual delight, even with its minimalistic style. ( Featured by ArtisnotanAccident )
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bittersweet-ink Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
very interesting! the siren made it unsettling...
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DARKLiGHTPAiNTER Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
@03:12it's so real... nice work
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2ndEyePhotography Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
Thank you <3
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DARKLiGHTPAiNTER Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
:)
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dancingbear73 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
@03:12killer
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Shydrow Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
@03:12Love the ending. Wish the rest of it was a smoother animation instead of a giant skip from one area being painted to another.

Some may criticize this as expecting too much but i have seen people do similar things with paint and it would be all about just painting less and taking more time to do it. I feel the ending was the best part and well executed.
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2ndEyePhotography Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
About ending of the video:

The end symbolizes for me the nature, which brings back their living room, which was previously destroyed by mankind and exploited.
But it's up to you what it says for you.
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2ndEyePhotography Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
@03:12Because my English is really bad that I use google translator. I apologize now for any incorrect English.

I am truly overwhelmed by all your comments.And I never thought that my little school project is such a positive response.
I personally thought to myself, my personal story in the video, but I think it's beautiful, like each of you sees his own story in the video.

Thanks for your comments. I'm very happy.
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scottluvsjenna Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Student General Artist
@03:12I watched this with my kid brother... He got scared.. Haha!
Creative idea!
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InklingArt Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student Writer
@02:26I really like how you let the paint almost absorb him from the edges in. :)
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Toneiko Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student General Artist
@03:12...dude. O.o
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Nadao Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:12i wish so badly that the subject was clean shaved and the piercing was taken out. It would have been much.
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HMDesigns Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
This is just AWESOME
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sonic-the-hedgehog1 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
Sorry my keyboard and internet went funny.
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sonic-the-hedgehog1 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12Birth, death, regeneration, either I have FFVII on the brain or the creator likes FFVII.

It reminds me of FFVII the excess mako consumption, draining the planet then midgar being destroyed and life carrying on in Edge, but how in DOC Midgar is being rebuilt.
Which is why I like FFVII it reminds me of our planet, the planet being consumed by the evils in our hearts and corrupted because of it. But there's hope....



























































































































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sonic-the-hedgehog1 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12Birth, death and regeneration. Either the creator of this likes Final Fantasy VII or this makes me think of Final Fantasy VII. But this reminds me of the way in FFVII the mako consumption slowly kills the planet and then Midgar is destroyed but life is being carried on in Edge and Midgar is being repaired in DOC. But that's why I like FFVII cause, like this video it reminds me of what's going on in our planet.

The planet losing it's way then being consumed by our evil then trying to hide it but then exposing it even while hiding it. But in the end there's hope...
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atthewritersblock Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
@03:09I took this to be commentary on humanity's dependence on oil and other natural resources...something that has been weighing on my mind lately. We are on the downward slope of the oil peak...
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1209mzt Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@00:43I love this, it is so intriguing...
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Chibi-C Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student Filmographer
@03:12wow very arty ;3
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Antonio-Cavalcante Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
Interesting work, and complex in the same proportion. The meaning for me, one of the possiblilities, is that the human being was initially limited by primitive resources, hiding the true face of the men's potential. But when the method was dominated the humanity has shown. The man was finally free to create. But, living in this material world ( the background )the humanity can't escape. In time we corrupted the resources, forces that in the beginning served us became our own destruction ( the black, antagonic to the white-human differential-dominates.)And then the blindness return. Again the humanity is just a past of potentials.
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snowiki Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
@03:06That was interesting :D. You should put this up for a critique. I'd add my opinion in there.
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TaylorWayero Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student General Artist
I like it a lot. A bit confusing, but simple enough that it can be interperated in many ways :)
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Synthetamine Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
@03:12interesting use of light
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Xswiffy Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
@01:31Ah! That's clever. I kept expecting the line to begin from between his eyes and move to the right, but you made it go all the way around behind his head, which was a more powerful image.
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ArtGod77 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12How I thought of it was: It's clearly how humans are changing and becoming. The beginning was with the mummies and that time period. And than the "human" (which is really symbolized of our life), turns black. I think the black is oil. Human nature is being consumed of oil and all things technology. After that, "history repeats itself" to some extent. And lastly, we are reborn and finally understand. The "white branches" symbolize how we change and sort of "flipped". Like, instead of being "white" with black "ink", we turn to be "black" with "white ink". And the "white ink" symbolizes how we are one with nature.....

....or maybe I went too far with analyzing it ^^;
But that was my first though lol.

Amazing piece dude. This equals the best piece of art I've ever seen on DeviantART :happycry:
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Alexiel-chan Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12That was amazing.
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Komnoki Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
@03:12Creepy but awesome
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Ienahria Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student General Artist
@01:18i adore this part of the movie, where he is torn in half. i feel like this one picture where he opens his eyes really completes this part of the scene.

also, i mistakenly watched this without sound the first time, and i would actually recommend watching it once muted. it makes a horribly eerie atmophere.
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Menschwerdung Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@03:11I'm sorry but I absolutely don't understand this movie :/
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omniscientus Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12To me, the title is not wellmatched with the end of your short-movie. It seems that, the "end", has the meaning of a new beginning. But then again, this new beginning could also have the meaning of a new form of life...
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Sirix14 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@03:12I think the point was for the viewers to catch that. :D
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omniscientus Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12Do you?
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Sirix14 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
well, yes. I think you were spot-on with your analysis, but I also think that the title was supposed to be a bit ill-fitting, or at least suggest that the end of something is not truly the end, but rather a new beginning for something else. The title is rather depressing, but the overall message is one of hope. I think such juxtapositions help to bolster the overarching theme that there is life in death, beginnings in ends, and hope in despair.
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omniscientus Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12Sorry for my typos ...English is not my native language...but I think you understood my messages.
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omniscientus Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12Believe me, if you, I, all of us, will die (and this will eventually happen) we will not get into a new cycle of life...we will become, at least, food or garbage for this humble planet, that we are constantly fucking with! But, in my judgment I was somehow trying to put all the parts of this deviation into a single point of view, for me to understand what is this about...I think that, in the end, it matters the description that the artist is giving to its own work, we are only rabbits that are bouncing around it. I also believe that the inconsistency that I tried to stress was intentional. But what I also am sure of is that she/he tried to find this idea for his/hers artwork, the idea didn't found him; well, it was a school project in the end (maybe the theme or other work coordinates were established from the beginning etc)...In my opinion art-feeling should come suddenly...like a wince. Now, my question is, is this a work that was born intentionally for that specific school project, or was one that had at least a rough form before it? I could write a novel here...
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Shydrow Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
@03:12Side note and correction. In most countries the dead are berried in coffins with preservatives to prevent the outside world from interfering with the body or the body from decaying as fast. Also there is cremation. The earth doesn't take us back at least most of us anyways will end up being separated from it forever in a cage.

Also another side note. I am not fucking with the earth and i doubt you are either. It is the companies that's goals are to make a profit from the earth.
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omniscientus Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
Hello there. For starters, Happy New Year! Well, this is a more complex subject on which discussions could prolong to infinity. I think your side note already takes us into the realm of a conspiracy theory. The usage of "companies" like they are a mind-for-themselves beings is a bad choice of words; in my opinion they are the mechanism, the vehicle that's serving the purpose of a little and "important" group of people on this plane that form the economic oligarchy.
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Shydrow Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011
Companies are a mind of their own. If you don't understand that simple concept then you wont make them behave or knock it off. Companies have one simple goal an that is profit and to continue to profit.
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Sirix14 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Actually, your english is quite good. I do understand your message, and I have to agree with you that when we die, we are not thrown into a new life cycle as though through reincarnation. But by becoming food for some other creature, are we not being thrown into another different life cycle, maybe part of a bigger one? At least indirectly by allowing something else to live a bit longer? And I think that whether or not the idea was original or intentional depends on how the actual project prompt was worded. Even so, I find that school projects are very helpful in starting a thought process that eventually leads to the inception of an original idea. While the artist's idea or theme may not be entirely unique, the execution of the film is exceptional and thought-provoking, as witnessed in our conversation. And I think provoking thought may have been the true intent of this piece.
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omniscientus Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
That's just the circle of life *thinking at global scale*. Hmmmm, no, not necessarily "thought-provoking"; I think I just liked to have this conversation with you. Hey, nice to meet you!
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Sirix14 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha you too! :D
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Ainrana Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
@03:12Ay yi yi...:nirvana:
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KateAnnexTerrasochi Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:12I like it!! ...but I don't get it. :I
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OurBlueRose Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
@03:12Same here. :XD:
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kai-choo Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:12it shows how bit by bit humanity is being consumed or dying.
the bandage in the beginning can symbolizes humanity losing their innocence and comfort, and
the bandaged after the faded black may symbolizes how we tried to save ourself but are doomed anyways.
but in the end new life can emerge from it, hence symbolizes by the white roots
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2ndEyePhotography Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
@03:12Thank you. Nearly that's what I was thinking.
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OurBlueRose Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
OHH! Thank you! :heart: I'm not very good with symbolism. ^^;
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LucasSoji Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@00:01man.. I watched the all film scared of what would happen next.
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Rasmanisar Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
@03:07Is it me or is this a subtle bit of race hate?
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