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alt title: "Rendezvous"

"That's It, That's All" by We Are The City
I've been obsessed with that song and listened to that and "Heroes" on repeat while drawing this. It just gives off the perfect mood.

Story behind this picture is that Hana and Honour (*tempurastick's character) have broken up. And after a few years, they decide they want to see each other again, the smoke flare being Hana's peculiar way of signaling her location. I guess meeting at the cafe for coffee is too mainstream for them?

Anyway, my prints, including this picture, are available on Society6 now. I'll be writing the journal for that in a moment.

Hana © *dCTb
All work done in GIMP
•Inspired by [link] & [link]
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PeckDoodles Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Ever since I saw this image way back (not even sure how I found it at this point) I keep coming back to it ever so often to just look and listen to the song. This is not something I find myself doing for many images. But it just pleases me for some reason. Just thought I'd let you know, well done :D
PeckDoodles Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the lighting and the flare just add that hint of a story. I find myself thinking of the reasons that she ended up at that location (I know you have told us the story behind it, but I like thinking of my own).
Tobidy Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
It feels like the Picture has a soul
or at last I think so ;D
DLatrice Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very cool Facebook Thumbs Up Icon 
alk4t Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015
LineCaster Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015
dCTb, I do like your pictures! They are just amazing!! I want to ask you: What kind of style or draw technique did you draw this masterpiece? How is it named?

P.S. Sry for my bad english =( Thx 4 ur art =)
Vamore Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015

That is some really nifty lighting. Also I have noticed this in a few of your works but I really like the focus pull you do with the fairly well defined figure/foreground and the sort of fuzzy abstracted backgrounds which give just enough of an impression to get the idea of where they are across. Nice : D

Spartannr1 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
This is forever my favourite drawing on DA. Simply stunning Llama Emoji-02 (Blush) [V1] 
Syntelle Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015
I just wanted to thank you for indirectly introducing me to alternative rock music. We Are The City is now one of my favourite alt-rock bands and has been such an inspiration ever since I first heard them.
ImitationEris0 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is very beautiful and eye catching. 
doreana Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
omg so beautiful ♥
GDenis44 Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
LidHat2000 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015
WARNING! Carry on reading! Or you will die, even if you only looked at the word warning!
Once there was a little girl called Clarissa, she was ten-years-old and she lived in a mental
hospital, because she killed her mom and her dad. She got so bad she went to kill all the
staff in the hospital so the More-government decided that best idea was to get rid of her so
they set up a special room to kill her, as humane as possible but it went wrong the
machine they were using went wrong. And she sat there in agony for hours until she died.
Now every week on the day of her death she returns to the person that reads this letter, on
a Monday night at 12:00 a.m. She creeps into your room and kills you slowly, by cutting you
and watching you bleed to death. Now send this to ten other pictures on this one site, and
she will haunt someone else who doesn't. This isn't fake. apparently, if you copy and paste
this to ten comments in the next ten minutes you will have the best day of your life tomorrow.You
will either get kissed or asked out, if you break this chain u will see a little dead girl in you

Mooneon Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fuck off.
Idiotbox914 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015
Is the dead girl hot?
DeadHedgehog Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Student General Artist
i love how you did the hair and the smoke
SkyBreeze26 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Really amazing the beautiful sunset and the expression on that her face the colors too definitely an instant fav.
TechnoBird Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ooooo this is the background on one of my favorite remix videos!
very cool *A*
BiancaSchiattone Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Student Artist
Omg so coooool! I love it! **
theGlowWing Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing work! :D
NostalgicDessert Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the lighting and mood of this painting.
bigDaddyPen1s Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Student Filmographer
i can't fit it on my monitor ;( 4:3
Mdford314 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You. Need. To. Start. Doing. Tutorials.
sairey Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I totally second this. I would watch them religiously. xD
BenSane83 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful symmetry
teyoliia Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
really beautiful piece. <3
xxcaramelxx Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing !
Zangetsu1986 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
Molto bello!
4eres2wenty9ineNine Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Student General Artist
i love these "Honour" pieces so much
Crucif Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Very good illustration, reflects Control =)
bloedzuigerbloed Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing lighting.
The-Drew-Art Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg i love it really!
zombie-fresh-137 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this looks like an album cover or movie poster, it's so gorgeous!! 
tumblebunny Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
Wow. I absolutely adore this piece. Even though I usually favorite every single piece of yours, this one really stands out to me.  Even without reading the story behind it, I cannot help but sense a wave of emotions. Definitely one of my favorites.
AbrilDink Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Student
Yeah, I second this :3
MegaRezfan Featured By Owner Edited Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
;-; idk why but I feel so lonely when I see images like this...sunsets are just so sad when I see them.
leonardovincent Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
very relatable! i feel the sameway
SteamOrion Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love these colors!
Krazzulimaii Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
These honour illustrations are awesome
hanuriel Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
omg its awesome
roido-kun Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much! The atmosphere is really beautiful!
DominicaPixie Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
GiuseppeTria Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
WOOOOW i'm in love with her,can I say it?
Amazing work :)
VividDreams13 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist
Wow O.O
Nanilay Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
this kinda reminds me of the mood that the song ''everybody wants to rule the world'' by lorde gives me. I really love the idea with the flare ^-^
SarahRedman Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I love this so much! I love your art a lot too, definitely inspired! :)
Kate684 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
I love this pic soooo much ^^ I love your art style ... just woow :) big fan here :D
EffieCONNORS Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Is this fall in love ? :o (Eek) 
Superveloz Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
theHagaren Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That lightning; it's absolutely gorgeous!
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