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Sleep With The Fishes by BlueRoseArkelle Sleep With The Fishes by BlueRoseArkelle
"Hahaha sleep with the fishes, I get it! :iconmingplz:
that means...
I get it.
:iconcryforeverplz: "


+10 to INT if you get it
//shot xD

My OC, Rem. He is a young boy

TwT Months later I finally finished this .....and my scanner killed it haha i'm going to go cry in the corner now :iconpapmingplz:
I had originally drew this for a one-day challenge a few months ago, but yeaaaaah that didn't happen. And then I got mad at it, like I do with a lot of my art, and shoved it in a folder where all sketches and lineart i'm mad at go to die xD //shot
Also Happy New Year!! QvQ
....this drawing has nothing to do with that though xD

T//3//T Err, but yeah. If you know about my OC, Rem, then yeah....i'm sorry for the sad feels. Right in the kokoro, I know. T//~//T

TwT I'll post the video for the coloring sometime in the next few days~
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CorinnaAngela Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Saw your video on YouTube. I was looking for a video I could watch so I could "draw vicariously" instead of sitting at my desk all night drawing. Your video hit the spot and now I have a new favorite.
xXxPuppyLuvxXx Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Is Rem named after REM sleep? Just a random question.

Very, very nice work, by the way! I love all of the violet.
Kat-Dakuu Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the colors are beautiful. I love the way the stars stand out against the rest of the picture. Beautiful as always.
Cloud-Tentacles Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Student General Artist
God i absolutely love your coloring skills! I just have to ask, have you done any recent watercolor pictures? I would love to see that again! Your pictures with the deer in the forest were absolutely stunning! :D

Also love this picture, don't send him to the fishes! He's too darn cute!
MidnightEdge Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ha ha I see what you......wait OMG NO
//throws brick at self
Anyways that LIGHTING and the colors and Rem and aaaafcyfimgy
Okay I'm done now OTL
KapphyKat Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I loves da colors, they all blend so nicely!
Micca-Sei Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

doesnt sleeping with the fish mean he doesnt sleep at all, because fish really don't sleep. Neither does Rem for that matter... He feeds off of dreams, so he really doesnt "need" sleep.

SLEEP? WAT IS DIS "SLEEP" YOU SPEAK OF? :iconsnoreplz: :iconquestionplz:

BlueRoseArkelle Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
xD Hahaha "Sleep with the fishes" is a metaphor for death. There are a few references or variants of the phrase used throughout classic literature, but is most commonly known from the movie "The Godfather". The phrase is now commonly used when someone is drowned maliciously or their body dumped in the ocean etc., but is also just another way to say that someone is dead.
In this case, it is a bit of cruel irony for Rem, because should he fall asleep he would "die". He also compares his existence to that of a goldfish in a fishbowl; a confined and torturous existence that he must continue living. So, because he relates his life to that of a fish and sleeping would essentially "kill" him, "sleeping with the fishes" has a bit of an extra poetically tragic meaning for him.

TwT Haha, its hard to explain, but easy to understand with context I hope~
Micca-Sei Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
NicoleYunet Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so cute and sad, I love it! I love the colours as well.  Beautiful job and I hope you had a wonderful beggining of year.
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