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Emerald Valley by aRchAng3lZz Emerald Valley by aRchAng3lZz
A collaboration with the almighty porn master =ChrisCold for the newest exhibit from The Luminarium.
He did an awesome job with the image I sent him so go and check his work too xD You can find it here: [link]

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Diamonds, aquamarines, rubies, emeralds etc. All precious stones and metals that are constantly sought after by humanity. Searching from the very edges of the earth to even the depths of the planet's crust, we would do everything in our power to obtain these glimmering fragments of rocks. With the fruits of labors and searches, we have been able to create some of the most articulate and intricate pieces of jewelery and various forms of clothing that man has ever laid eyes upon in this world. True many toils and hardships came from having to risk it all each and every time someone was unfortunate enough in life to try and risk everything just to get at those shiny rocks, but just for a short moment, it all becomes worth the toil right? Emerald Valley created by luminarium members =aRchAnge3lZz and *ChrisCold, gives us a view on the fantasized visions one would have when they lift their first shovelful of dirt and prepares for their dreams to come true before them.

The cavern really does look like as well as give off the feeling a dark, dank cavern that has not yet been touched by the light of the surface in many a millennium. The green luminescence of the emeralds, which to my recollection do not glow, but still give off a dimming and atmospheric light source for the rest of the landscape. Each and every single glowing spire of emerald sparkles quietly in the silence of the valley while scattered excavators gaze in shock and awe in the magnificence of the outstanding scene that lay before them. Potentially the most spectacular feature of the cavern, aside from the glowing stones, is the rocky archway leading into the valley of emeralds, almost as if this was once a place that was visited by others at a time that has long since past over us. Or this could have been the earth's on way of letting us know that this is one of its most precious natural beauties and by stepping through the archway is your silent promise that no harm shall come to this sacred place.

Despite my evident praise,there are still a few minor gripes that I have with this image. Some of the upper areas of the cavern appear a bit too fuzzy to differentiate from the rest of the cave ceiling. Adding a bit more distinguishing details onto the ceiling would really help it out.

Other than that one minor gripe, I have to say that both of these artist have managed to capture the feeling and atmosphere of a cavernous setting. You can almost imagine water dripping from stalactites and the ambient winds from the opening whistling through the cave. Good work, both of you. :D
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iyo-yo Featured By Owner May 4, 2013   Filmographer
creepy but so atmospheric. curious to get in the area like this, though not really safe, I suppose :D
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It is safe I think. At least somewhat. No fear - no living creatures in the area. As usual the things that come out of my head as ideas are my representation of desolation in every sense of the word.

Glad you like it and I am really sorry for the late reply.
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acidKissu Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Hobbyist
holyyy crappp. THIS IS AMAZING.
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:P
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TsundereYuki Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011  Student General Artist
This's the hell in ice age :D
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D
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v0id-insidE Featured By Owner May 31, 2011
basi qkoto :)))
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
И аз си го харесвам :P
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dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
beautiful! reminds me of Turqiose Days!
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If you are talking about the book Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days I have never read that but I am glad that you like it :)
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dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
yep... that's what I'm talking about... it's an excellent lecture!
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If I can find I will read it :)
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exocolumn Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
awesome work!
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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Edgarjaquez Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011
it reminds me starcraft :P ´´we required more minerals´´ haha =) exelent work! :typerhappy:
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hurraaaaay :) It is indeed inspired from Zerg :)
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Edgarjaquez Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
really?! great! another reason for me to have it in favorites ;P .. but who is that man?..Jim Raynor? :P hehe
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Tohrio Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks :)
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ghostaziz Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010
emerald valley.... wow i love it..
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! :)
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Aerozopher Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010
I am just wondering if you are underrated or if chris is overrated
600+ > 130
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EmilLarsson Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MAYBE YOUR MOM
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He is just gajillion times more popular than me :D
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Aerozopher Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010
yep

I personally find this piece very meh, compared to the rest of the works of you both.
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I kinda attached to it :)
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underthisbluesky Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010
Great job, love the coloring!
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :P
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QAuZ Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
This has been featured [link]
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks
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QAuZ Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
NP.
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QAuZ Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010
Great colors man!
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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QAuZ Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010
NP :)
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AlMaNeGrA Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
beautiful landscape and amazing collab :)
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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DannyGordon20 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
excellent
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :P
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ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
good job you too!
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks man! :)
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priteeboy Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Makes me think of these aqua cystallised shards of peppermint in a chocolate I like :XD: lovely colours, aqua looks especially good for anything that glows :eyepopping:
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol: glad you like it mate
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Aldeas Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010
Really beautiful and stunning =)
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! :)
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Joetjuhh Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome. Exactly how I'd picture a emerald valley :) Great job, both.
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aRchAng3lZz Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad you like it
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