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Playground for Life by MarkWilkinson Playground for Life by MarkWilkinson
Commissioned by Irish band Glyder for their second album. This is a complex image which was to portray a fairground...full of rogues and villains...all wearing masks...and at the centre: a Merry-Go-Round with the album title as it’s name.

The meanings behind the imagery are described in the lyrics...I watched both series of the HBO series Carnivále for inspiration...there’s good and evil in this picture
too...albeit dressed up in a more modern setting. Either way...you wouldn’t want to stray into this nightmare park for too long!
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britraver Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Excellent work
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nine9nine9 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Featured [link]
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kubrahurhun Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Student
its very exciting.
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KatTragique Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
woaah this rocks! that´s like an illustration of my heart.. o.o'' :heart:
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SumSamurai Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2008
LOL mickey mouse IS evil. :evillaugh:
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LoNeLm6R Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2008
unbelievable work
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NinaGrace Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
I :heart: this...I saw the thumb and assumed it was digital. I was happily surprised to see it's trad.!!!! :w00t: Cheers for traditional art!! :clap:

:hug:

Nina
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suzanastojanovic Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful and unique as always. Wonderful art! :+fav:
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Shirabelle Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2007
This scares & captivated me!
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LindseyPitman Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2007
This is odd, very odd.. in a good way just... bit of a divey looking place, no?
Newcastle united your favorite team or something?
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