Diaboli Ex Machina by savageworlds

Diaboli Ex Machina

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Added: Jul 13, 2009
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A 'Deus Ex Machina' (literally "god out of a machine") is an improbable contrivance in a story. The phrase describes an artificial, or improbable, character, device, or event introduced suddenly in a work of fiction or drama to resolve a situation or untangle a plot.
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Antithesis to the more commonly known Deus Ex Machina, Diaboli Ex Machina ("devil out of a machine") represents an improbable dissolution instead of a resolution, an unanticipated unraveling of both thought and form.

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savageworlds's picture

Thanks for the kind comments! More on the way, but the stringent submission criteria here has prompted me to adjust many of my images until I feel they are 'up to par'.

Guest's picture

I've enjoyed all 4, I can't wait to see some more.

pumpkins's picture

Once again very original, colorful and just plain good! Great details.
John KP

savageworlds's picture

Glad you enjoyed it. Started with just the face, but it kept growing. I think perhaps it is a metaphor for the sense of helplessness we often feel in the midst of our technological society.

venusart's picture

great work. I love all the details in it, and how you have made it look like a machine, but still alive.

Art at its best.