Moonlight Lovers by lunatique

Moonlight Lovers

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Added: Aug 31, 2005
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The older we get, the less likely we are to do something crazy and romantic. I've done some really crazy romantic stuff when I was younger, and I don't regret any of it. This one's for all you mushy romantics. Yeah, you know who you are.

For this piece, I wanted to evoke feelings of classic romance--like Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, but I also wanted it to feel modern, so I had him climbing a modern art deco styled building, and they're wearing contemporary clothes. I used Painter and Photoshop. You can see a higher resolution and close-ups here: http://www.ethereality.info/ethereality_website/paintings_drawings/new/illustrations/moonlight_lovers/moonlight_lovers.htm

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Guest's picture

its similar to romeo and juliet nice art work it looks pretty realistic the girl and the guy and the house GREAT!

Guest's picture

this is the most beautiful picture which i have ever seen.

Guest's picture

Ah, the originator of "Moonlight Lovers" and "Sythe Wolf." In one month, I saw three separate "deviants" post this as their own work on dA.

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Dude, I'm no artist but you have one hell of a gift, this piece is quite possibly the single greatest artwork I have ever seen, it captures the general chaos of feelings love creates, and the utter abandon with which people do things to try and make sense of them, take our young Romeo here climbing a house for one kiss from his fair Juliet, it's the sort of stunt I would pull, take it from a hopeless romantic, this piece is utterly breath-taking.

nbertran's picture

This is fantastic! I love all your pictures!

kizalon's picture

oh, this is such a lovely piece.. Incredible atmosphere, filled with emotion and romance.. beautiful figures too Smile Amazing job!

somerset's picture

Oh totally awsome, Robert! romantic and charming, fantastic details and marvellous textures.....the composition is wonderful, wow!

rita's picture

Robert, I am happy you did - it is so charming. 2 Romeo&Juliet paintings at one day Smile I think that is great!

Art at its best.