The Gate by vacher

The Gate

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Added: Apr 13, 2003
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Here it is: the painted version of the black and white sketch I posted in my gallery a few months ago.

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Hi i seen your picture when i had typed in fantastic literature. and i was wondering how you would explain that this was under the genre of the fantastic. Please comment asap i have something due tomorrow on this painting.

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Hi! Amazing Beauty ... thank you for sharing this, your gift, with our Earth. I was wondering if a print of this was able to be bought? Dian Australia Email: icearia@bigpond.net.au

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exquisite! I put this as the wallpaper on my desktop.

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this painting is beautiful so much as i would like to use it in my books that have fantasy content in them, contact me at chrissyko5@hotmail.com these are briliant paintings and just the kind i need

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this is very inspiring, because i love to draw things like this myself.

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its very inspiring to me, because i love drawi ng things like this

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This is a breathtaking picture!!!
I like it!

vacher's picture

When you look at my images, I'd like you to imagine your own story, to write your own pages.
I hope I answered your questions and I wish you the best for your essay.

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the feminine being as the symbol of welcoming and return to the Source, etc...), it is important that anyone -whatever their background- can relate to it one way or another on a personal level.
I like people to feel free to look at the image and let their own imagination speak for itself, let the image take them to their own kingdom.
When you read a book, you imagine images while reading the pages. When you look at my images, I'd like you to imagine your o

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As for most of my personal works, it is both an Artistic search, as well as a Spiritual one -although I insist on not connecting it to any specific religion.
Although the symbols in it are representing something that I feel close to (like the forest as the symbol of Nature, the Gate as the doorway to the unknown World of Spirits, the light through the trees as the symbol of peace and release, the feminine being as the symbol of welcoming and return to the Sourc

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Hi, Erika.
It looks like I caught your message just on time (I hope).
This image was started at the beginning of September 2002 and finished at the end of the month or maybe the beginning of October, if I remember well.
It was a personal painting, not related to any comissioned work. Like many of my paintings, it was done out of some kind of vision I had. Probably from music, but I can't recall which piece. As for most of my personal works, it is both

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hi christophe,
i have to pick a painting by someone and write an essay on it for school and i picked my favorite painting of all your "The Gate" i was wondering if you could answer these questions for me i would definetly appreciate it.
when did you start and end,
why was it created,
where is it at,
what dose the image depict,
and what dose it mean?
please please answer me these questions soon it's due the 24 on feb 05
if not i will understand.
thank you.
Sincerely, Erika Malle

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beautiful! is she supposed to be entering the gates of heaven?

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If mankind had not created the gods before, it would after seeing this picture.

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If mankind had not created the gods before, it would after seeing this picture.

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Thank you, Sabina.
A kiss, uh? Mmh...Taking notes, taking notes Wink

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Hi i have been looking at this picture for aproximatly 30 minutes and cant go away from my computer.. i have never seen anything as beautiful as this before and i just wated you to know that i am deeply toucheed and inspired from your art. thank you, if i could i would give you a kiss Smile

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Wow!! The feeling I have when I look at this is so...overwhelming. The colors, the beauty, and the serenity is almost too much. Smile

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This pic kinda reminds me of my childhood when I thought that the world is wonderful and colourful.... How I wish to walk through this Gate into another better world.....

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Thank you, Janeen.
I'm glad what I do can inspire other artists like you.
Happy New Year.

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Oh, this reminds me of those beautiful mornings when it's been raining forever and then one morning you wake up and the sun is bursting through the trees! Except it feels different, more fantastical! you are so amazing, and are a great inspiratoin to me. =)

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Hi ,This piece remembe to me my dream .
Good feel,like this,
ruta

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best light ever - awe inspiring work

vacher's picture

Thank you, Lalehan. Nice to hear my pieces can inspire poetry too. Smile

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This is absolutely stunning, wonderful. It's like a gate to another realm, an entirely different world. Mesmerizing beauty, if there is something called a visual poem, this is it!

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Masterful work, cristophe.. I've come to expect the extraordinary from you, and I'm never let down!

vacher's picture

Thank you, Marisa. and for your other notes too. Smile

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It's like something out of a marvelous dream. Wonderful, absolutely wonderful!

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arashi's picture

God , the light , the light!!! How did you do it????I will have nightmares with that light!!!...the light , the light...I LOVE EVERYTHING IN YOUR PICTURE!!!!if it would be real...I will pass all of my time in there , I SWEAR!!!

Art at its best.