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Evil Angel by eikomakimachi Evil Angel by eikomakimachi
I believe it's hard to tell what is "good" and what is "evil" in this world. Even the most innocent things can become evil and vice versa in less than a minute. Humans live constantly with an internal battle of choosing what they think is right and wrong. I believe that's the true Good VS Evil battle we have all the time.

I drew this thinking how both ideas can blend together creating a contrast, a tension, and yet be part of the same being. Here, the angel, which is usually considered something good, is being consumed by "evilness". I tried to make him/her look confused, as if he is struggling between letting the darkness get him or not.

The idea came with the WACOM "Bring your vision to life" contest, so I'm submitting it to the contest. I would really love to win the first prize, but there are so many good works submitted that deserve the first place so much... I have really low hope of winning something. But I really liked working on this illustration, so I do not regret it.

Note (May 12th 2009): I would like to express that I do not have the intention to go over any religious or theorical discussion, and that this pic is merely a way of expressing my point of view on this issue. I respect anyone who doesn't agree with me, but I do not intend to start any moral discussion here, and so I would appreciate if comments were restricted only to the illustration, not to my points of view.

I would also like to point out that I do recognize that if we didn't have good and bad things our world would be chaos, I do not deny the existence of good things, but I don't think we can tag things as good and evil so easily. It's like denying the complexity and the beauty of our world. But that's just my opinion, you really don't have to agree.

Edit (May 29th): Thank you for all the support in the contest. I didn't get into the semi-finalist list (obviously), and I don't think I'll get enough favs to win any prize, but I still thank everyone who favorited it. Thank you very much!

Lineart: 0.3 mm black ink pen
Colors: Photoshop CS4
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:icongothicprincess18:
gothicprincess18 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
really good!!
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GoneHungerLiesPlague Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this picture it captures how people can always change and that there is a very thin line between good and evil if you can even call it that, who are we to judge what other people do, think, or say something horrible in one persons view could be justified in another, there is no good and evil. no Right and Wrong, because what really justify's something as wrong? or right? for that matter, but still i love this picture it show that there is darkness in everyone and its your choice in whether no you want it to consume you :D + i just have a weird fascination with darkness :shrug: anyway still awesome job :D
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FallenAngelGM Featured By Owner May 20, 2011
That is indeed spectacular and amazing! The colors are amazing, the theme is well-thought and astonishing and the details are so precise!
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:iconeikomakimachi:
eikomakimachi Featured By Owner May 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
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Ruk1z Featured By Owner May 12, 2011
ficou muito legal cara =O
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Tailsdoll5 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi! im new here an d i saw your drawing
i realy like it im a new artist here and love anime
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:iconeikomakimachi:
eikomakimachi Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Welcome to DA then, and thanks :)
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eaeammf Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010
ich find das bild good gemacht,hab aber selber keine ahnung vom zeichnen
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:iconeikomakimachi:
eikomakimachi Featured By Owner May 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, a frined of mine translated your comment for me :). Thank you for the nice comment!
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:iconeikomakimachi:
eikomakimachi Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry...? I didn't understand ^^; (I only speak English, Portuguese or French)
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