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Ludwig van Beethoven by NickyBarkla Ludwig van Beethoven by NickyBarkla
The legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
My depiction of his 'letters'. Such letters described his thoughts, feelings, character and struggles with mental and physical illnesses
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ArtAgainstSociety Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist

Hello! I would like to notify you that I've featured you on my surreal and abstract art blog over on Tumblr. Your work really fits the theme, and you can see it on artagainstsociety.tumblr.com. Of course, I have given you credit and linked to your page. If for any reason you don't want it published any longer, just send me a message and I'll delete it pronto. Thanks, and congratulations! Your art is beautiful. Please note: If you don't see your art right away on my blog, it is probably still in the queue and has yet to be posted.


ps: I'd like to post more of your art, please let me know if that can be allowed! With your page cited of course :)

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Gemma-Tarry Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish Beethoven really looked like that, it would make GCSE music more interesting
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ZoZo1770 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist
Absolutely stunning. And his eyes, they portray so much emotion. Love it, it's beautiful!
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15t Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I don't know how I missed this the last time I was on your page, very cool! 
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NickyBarkla Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013  Professional Artist
Thank you so much! Your support is greatly appreciated
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theWallART Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
fantastico !!! +++++++++++++++++
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britts-demesne Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I assume he was a bit of a troubled man, and if he was, then this illustrates him wonderfully.
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gwaciepanda Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
Once again you have managed to create something amazing :] keep up the wonderful work. You should come to America sometime and host like a ...... lets all paint together thing. I would kill to get some pointers from you, like in the video you had a while back for the album cover you did, "if you can melt it you probably should" loved that idea lol
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madhatter224 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
"and it was the Ludwig Van!"_Clockwork Orange
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ChickenKai Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
It's already well known fact that creativity and madness like to be tag team on the ring. And by this I suppose, you are bit crazy aren't you? :)
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Troetel11 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Great idea.
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Andela1998 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! This really caught my attention. I love the concept. and the expression in his eyes. it definitely describes how he felt while he was becoming deaf - the pain, sorrow,depression... This is what I call art!I'd suggest it for a daily deviation if I could :)
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TerribleNarcissist Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Student General Artist
I love this. Both the concept and the work itself are fantastic! Very well done!
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yzkethrag Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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Myth-Transformation Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
lol haha XD
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Ginwopesha Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
fantastic! :D
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Yrosasion Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
91 ;)
Love it :D!!
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GottaLuvGia Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
...18 views? Seriously? This artwork literally shows how his mental illness drowned him. This is such a creative and beautiful piece!
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Cyluho Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
70 :D
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