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the drowned world by indojo the drowned world by indojo
this illustration is for the novel "The Drowned World" from James G. Balllard. I did it some years ago and i had just a black and white photo left, so i recolored this in photoshop.
the original painting was done with watercolors.

i found an photo of the original watercolour-painting now:
indojo.deviantart.com/art/the-…
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Given 2011-01-26
the drowned world by *indojo Suggester says: "Outstanding work! Everything here is impressive - details, the mood. I love this depiction of a world where the natural environment has reclaimed itself from our intrusion. Fantastic!" ( Suggested by Mishelangello and Featured by MacRebisz )
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Okinb Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
The power of nature ;(
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indojo Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015
:-)
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untuox Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
Excelent piece, a real nice painting.
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:iconindojo:
indojo Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
thank you very much!
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untuox Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
You must wellcome!
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Stefmanovic Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013   General Artist
Very cool!
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indojo Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
thank you
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SigmaCore Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember this novel! And I also remember how it's cover amazed me by its beauty and mix of architecture and wild jungle trees and fronds. :) Beautiful work. :nod: :clap:
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indojo Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
thanks, i remember the cover also. i thought,
i won`t make it better but at least i`ll try ;-)
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Lothrian Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful piece of work :)
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indojo Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013
thanks a lot
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Enoa79 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Beautiful work. Very well done.
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:iconindojo:
indojo Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
thank you :-)
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Enoa79 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
You're welcome.
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CurtisZidaneZiraa Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
How fascinating. This has amazing detail. I think the colours suit it nicely.
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indojo Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
thanks for your kind words
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xD00mxx Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow great!
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indojo Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
thank you
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:iconxd00mxx:
xD00mxx Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcoem!
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xxBojoxx Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
it's perfect
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indojo Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
thank you
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
fantastic work! :) :+fav:
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:iconindojo:
indojo Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
thank you very much
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
you're absolutely welcome :)
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Kyouen Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012   Traditional Artist
I like how although there are several colors used, there is still the faded quality that tricks my mind into thinking there is only one. I really like this dystopic view of the world.
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indojo Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
thank you for your kind words
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photocrafter Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Professional Photographer
Brilliant!!!
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indojo Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012
thank you
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QuantumBranching Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
Very nice! The colors give it a slightly surreal old-print look, and there is something almost wood-cut-like about that crocodile on the left, while other parts look more photographic. It's quite eye-catching, in the sense of "will lead you to look at if for a while" rather than "flashy."

(How many ways did Ballard destroy the world, anyway? :) )
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indojo Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
thanks a lot, i am really happy you enjoy that peace. you are right,
ballard really was a master of apokalypse and special this
story impressed me a lot.
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MariliaZo Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
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magic!!!
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indojo Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
thanks
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Loveeeely Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow there are so many details! And I love the way the water reflects the buildings.
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indojo Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
many thanks
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Uranus-seventhsun Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Hobbyist
I love it when scenery bears a story, a story buried in the histories of long ago.
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indojo Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
i love tha too, but this is a story of the future
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weaveroffantasy Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011
My first thought was "Wow!" and a great deal of love for this piece!
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indojo Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011
i am happy if you like it :-)
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PygmyShreww Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
This is amazing, and truly very beautiful, despite the slightly sinister post-apocalypse feel to it. :P
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indojo Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011
thanks a lot
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PygmyShreww Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
welcome. :D
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wltpdms95 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011  Student Filmographer
beautiful! I love this! :)
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indojo Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011
thanks
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wltpdms95 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011  Student Filmographer
you're welcome :)
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chris-illustrator Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011
A great scene, and I like your style.
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indojo Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011
thanks you
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mooshroomdesigns Featured By Owner May 8, 2011
asmazing!!!!
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indojo Featured By Owner May 8, 2011
:-)
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mooshroomdesigns Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
:)
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werewolfsfan Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011
Wow! Just stunning from the composition to the detail to the coloration.
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