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Hide and Seek by OmeN2501 Hide and Seek by OmeN2501
This one is for all you picture puzzle maniacs, who just like I like to stare into image and nitpick every detail that can tell you a little story told on the canvas :] There is aground ten (not gonna tell you exactly how many) storytelling elements in this picture, some of them are obvious, some of them are not, and some of them you can see only in closeups. So if you wanna mess around a bit, find and connect all those pieces together into a short story that this picture is showing. Just post them as a comments - I promise I'm gonna read trough all of them and best of them will be featured in my journal one week form now.
So lets the mini tiny contest begin :D

As for picture itself It was made for ImagineFX magazine workshop section. Featured in upcoming issue 27, that should be on the market around January 12 so if you can get it - get it :] Workshop is very extensive, showing my workflow and how I do the things I do, all with 30+ screenshot from production and few useful tips :] Hope you gonna like it

Image was done by hand in Photoshop, few references used but nothing significant. And I know that reflection in icicle is not realistic, but I did it on purpose to point something out - yes it is a clue :D

Crits and comments always welcome and remember about mini tiny story contest :D

Some closeups can be found here: [link]

edit: Winners of Hide and Seek Mini Tiny contest announced [link]

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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-10-02
Hide and Seek by ~OmeN2501 Suggester says: "The piece speaks for itself. How could such an amazing piece not be a daily deviation?" ( Featured by MacRebisz )
:iconeasiertorunspyro:
easiertorunspyro Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome! :D I love it! +fav 
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:iconspartanart117:
Spartanart117 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
its next gen kinect
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:iconspartanart117:
Spartanart117 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
deeeetaaaaaaaaaail
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:iconarschpo:
arschpo Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
:headbang: :headbang: :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :squee::squee: Great Artwork :squee::squee:   stupidme::stupidme:  Amazing :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :stupidme::
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:iconmojo-smileyface:
Mojo-Smileyface Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Wow, I love the awesome lighting effect on the side of her face there, wow, looks great! :D
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:iconbanooshkof:
Banooshkof Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Reflection of soldiers in icicle. Conflict is about to happen.
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:iconmks5958:
mks5958 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
One of my all-time favorite works of fantasy art. Wonderful and powerful.
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:iconronaldthezombie:
RonaldTheZombie Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
It looks like a Helghan.
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:iconmia-wish:
Mia-Wish Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist
You art ♥ *__________________*
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:iconaquatickworld:
aquaTICKworld Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
Dude, I love your stuff.
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:iconralfanans:
Ralfanans Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
I want a Game in this world so i can be there!
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:iconqueencidence:
Queencidence Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Llama Emoji-65 (Blood Tears...) [V3] Fabulous!!!
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:iconinsanityheart:
InsanityHeart Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013
no words, this is beyond fantastic
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:iconsolaxe:
Solaxe Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Your work makes me depressed : (
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:icongoeliath:
goeliath Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
makes me think of either the helghast, or the guys from Lost Planet
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:iconmarazul45:
Marazul45 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic!!
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:iconxgorillazgirlx:
XGorillazGirlX Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Holy wow! This image is just so full of details! :la:
Awesome!
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:iconmeerkat88:
Meerkat88 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Student Filmographer
DUDE! memories! I did a semiotic analysis on this image for art school 2 years back. 
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:iconjtofsd:
JTofSD Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
Excellent
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:iconisilwe87:
Isilwe87 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
Cool!!!
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:iconsweetmonstar:
SweetMonstar Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Student General Artist
I would not want to play hide and seek with him
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:iconweter29:
weter29 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013
класс!!!
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:iconmotionacta:
MotionActa Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013
Wow just wow :D anywasy fantastic art
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:iconkitcatturner:
KitCatTurner Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
I would love to feature this on my FaceBook page Fantasy Fanatics. [link]
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:iconondjage:
Ondjage Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wonderful drawing :D All these details, it's just amazing !
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:iconkingbjkoopa:
KingBJKoopa Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That'd be like the worst thing to have a baby with you...when your trying to hide from a killer O3O
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:iconnarutofanxo32:
Narutofanxo32 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Student General Artist
very cool!
ahh i hate scenes like these in movies though cause it has me holding my breathe like "shit hes gonna see ya"
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:iconenwu:
EnWu Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
Jeah! I feel same when my mom yells my name!
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:iconanistasya:
anistasya Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013
You tell such wonderful stories with your pictures! Do you mind if I get the kids in my storytelling class to have a go at this one?
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:iconfuzzywolfie:
FuzzyWolfie Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
They came not in ships, they came not in War, They came not in violence. When they came it wasn’t the Apocalypse as depicted by so many around the world; the war wasn’t a war. It was an extermination of the worst kind.
Unintentional.
The Day of Rebirth came into history with out any indication of the horrors that would befall the lives of millions. For so many it was just another day. Scientists, business men, employees, firemen, police; none thought that the day of collapse was going to be that day. At 6:30 AM the world was normal, kids going to school, parents going to work, everyone groaning about Monday. At 6:31 AM Astronomers noticed something was on a collision course with Earth. At 6:31:34 AM they noticed that the object was going far too fast to be an asteroid. At 6:33 AM they found out why years from that fateful day it would be known as the Day of Rebirth.
Audrey was waiting at the coffee shop sipping her tea. Her leg bounced up and down in impatience. Where was he? She glanced down at her phone checking the time. 6: 29, the clock said. Brown eyes shifted person to person catching a flash of gold here, a pair of jeans there, not quite seeing the people passing by. She glanced back to her phone: 6:32. She’d had enough. Grabbing her purse she paid for her tea. Ten feet away from the seat she had just occupied Audrey hit the ground in pain. She couldn’t breathe, her head spun, she tried to stand only to scream as pain radiated from numbness. Something touched her shoulder and her head instinctively turned toward it. Brown eyes met glowing orange. The axe fell.

This a rough draft of what came to mind when I saw this... Not very good....
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:iconfredericchristian:
fredericchristian Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
this is genious!
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:iconellofayne:
Ellofayne Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is SUCH an awesome piece! I'm so glad you got a DD on it, and I just went through and read all of the mini stories and now I love it even more! I wish I would have found it back in 08, so I could have participated!
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:iconciarciart:
CiarciArt Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful
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:iconaliceyefan:
aliceyefan Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
Very tension
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:iconccshadow:
ccshadow Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Chilling. So much detail its incredible. I can imagine theres endless amounts of story telling elements in here...
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:iconsentito:
Sentito Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Beyond amazed by this beyond amazingness!
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:iconnarkae:
Narkae Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
it would be much more scarry without the axe :p
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:iconomnipotrent:
Omnipotrent Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
Jaw, dropped
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:iconnemelex:
Nemelex Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
this is awesome!
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:iconyanyongsheng:
yanyongsheng Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
You abroad a lot of design is very have feelings, and China is as stiff as a poker. Worked in China for years, find it difficult to improve the technology.
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:iconangelanddevilmartial:
AngelAndDevilMartial Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Good
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:iconyanyongsheng:
yanyongsheng Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
Good design
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:iconangelanddevilmartial:
AngelAndDevilMartial Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks
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:iconanglalejandro:
AnglAlejandro Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012
Wow...Great!!!
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:iconsilverwolf51:
Silverwolf51 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
AMAZING!
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:iconmickeytorres:
MICKEYTORRES Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Student Digital Artist
bRUTALLLLLLL//............. SUPER VERY GOOD
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:iconpsykohilly:
PsykoHilly Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
EXCELLENT!!!
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:iconjohnnythat1dude:
JohnnyThat1Dude Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Student Writer
QUICKLY! DISTRACT HIM BY THROWING THE BABY AT HIM!
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:iconjepoytheboy:
jepoytheboy Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
reaaly amazing work
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