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Desperation by CristinaPenescu Desperation by CristinaPenescu
"Desperation"
Wolf
Scratchboard & Airbrush, 16x20

This piece was inspired by a number of things, most importantly the recent 2009 open season on wolves in the United States. Is this wolf crying out in defiance? Anger? Anguish? You decide.

This piece has been shortlisted for the DSWF "Wildlife Artist of the Year 2010" exhibition and has been sold.
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Given 2010-04-08
I have to admit, countless suggestions pertaining to various interpretations of this self-same subject have come my way, and this piece, Desperation by *CristinaPenescu, is the first where I was truly wowed. Clarity is bursting at the seams here, where almost every clump and wisp of hair seems magnified and sharpened, the entire image bathed in a penetrating spotlight... simply impeccable. ( Suggested by Cacodaemonia and Featured by snowmask )
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MysticalDragon2000 Mar 9, 2014   Traditional Artist
Rawr
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RockinCountry Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
that's not a photo?! :o
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WightCoyote Jan 22, 2014  Student General Artist
This has been one of my most favorite pieces since I can remember. I see it stolen so often and it makes me furious every single time. All of your work is absolutely mind blowing, your ability to capture things as realistically as you do in incredible. Every piece of yours is a masterpiece and could be featured in any of the "wildlife artist" exhibits around the world. I wish you the best and I hope you never stop making art! <3
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kingkevlar Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am starting to do scratchboard and your work is very inspiring. :)
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:icondevillelover:
This is absolutely stunning Clap  great work Love 
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Redbuck May 20, 2013  Student
Oh my gosh..... beautiful. Stunning. Gorgeous. Heartwrenching.
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Rosella-of-Daventry Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Would you ever sell a print of this?
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:iconcristinapenescu:
I have prints of this available through my publisher, The Greenwich Workshop. :) Please visit their website at www.greenwichworkshop.com for more information on how to order prints :)
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:iconlill-san:
wow this is awesome! skills! :))
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