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Like a bigger faith for a better time
Shine, my swastika, sing in me!
My winter sun, my eternal pride,
My black swastika, sing in me!

(c) Majdanek Waltz

This is a quite personal piece of art I did as a partial tribute to Arno Breker.

Many things can be said about the symbolizm in this piece, but since it's only comprehensible to me, there's really no point in it.

Sometimes people say that how can I do "surreal" art, even if incorporating traditional themes and elements, how can I do it if in the Nazi Germany it would be considered "degenerate art".
Well I like surreal. I think it translates some things better, and I can't get rid of the artistic influence I already accumulated. More so, if I WERE in Nazi Germany, I'd simply and with great happiness would draw normal academic art on themes I deem important.
However, in the modern society, my art still is treated as something bad, so there's a certain irony in all these people's words.

And then, I'm not a happy person. I'm a realist too. That's why even in my national-socialism works you won't find something about bright national-socialistic future or something really propagandic. Too bad I see death everywhere I look, and not much beside it.

But some death and dying is glorious. And it sings in me.

All in all this is probably my best work as of latest, in terms that it actually has meaning and the aesthetics I desired. The anatomy is really wonky, but that's due to my infamiliarity with hyperbolized musculature. I learned new things and came to peace with some ideas and desires.

Sorry for not answering previous comments on my latest work, I was busy.(
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Critique by stoner75211 Dec 11, 2009, 8:32:46 PM
Its finally detailed.good coloring the wing match in the details.i like the right eye with the swastika. the swords is very well drawn with the hilt .The bloody hand look very realistic.the veins look good with the good muscular structure.the background could be better detailed.the Gas mask face looks good tho would have like to see more of it.I really like that the wing are closeness look the the third rike wings.would like to see more blood maybe dripping.i don't get the point of the cog behind his head.but over all presentation is very good just would have like to see more detailing in it not saying there wasn't enough just would have wanted to see more and expect more see your last few post
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Once again, you amaze me with your ability to nitpick with detailing his paintings. From the muscle tone, to the metal wings, and the engravings in the sword, they're all nothing short of amazement. Colouring is great as always, and your choice of colours are always excellent.
My only critique on this piece is that the background looks like it wasn't given much, or any effort at all, like you focussed all your attention to perfecting the character and slapped a background on quickly. Even with a simple background, you could've used smoother colouring as you do with your characters, softer lines, and a bit more attention to detail.
In my opinion, the background doesn't do the painting justice, however, the piece is incredible overall.
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Dr-Gol Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Student General Artist
I love the red in this, very vibrant.
UniverseOwl Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Student Digital Artist
WOOOW! Just fantastic! *О*
Commander-Fillmore Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
creepy but nice dude
DarkHunter1357 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Goddamn, this is awesome.
Surreal is very nice type of art, indeed.
central88 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
fuck this is awsome im gonna getthis a a tattoo for a full sleav could u add heaps of skulls and him ontop of them
HerrPaulus Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Professional General Artist
So amazing!
dommel101 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
This is truly an amazing Artwork.
This artwork is Uber Alles.
weiSSe-Ratte Featured By Owner May 14, 2012
Can I use this as wallpaper? Pleeease!
Vaillefendre Featured By Owner May 6, 2012
Oh shit, the horror beauty.
William-of-Orange Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012
Degenerate or not, this is definitely a keeper!
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