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Originally posted by BlackProjects
With help of AshleyD I chose another and most of fantasy art out there did seem to be dark.
When one discusses such subjects as the Chupacabra, Marauding Aliens and Government cover-ups, one may expect to encounter the "darker" side of our perceived persona's…
I'd guesstimate that 65-75 or even 85% of the avatars fall with the above descriptions though I haven't done any statistical analysis.
Originally posted by pieman
ascetically, images look better in darker shades, the lower the ambient light level the better and more defined the parts of the image appear.
also, highlights can draw the eye to particular message conveying elements. for instance you will notice how eyes and lips tend to be rendered in brighter tones. also it blends well with the dark ATS background.
on a more psychological note, mainstream culture at the moment is pretty light and plastic fantastic, generally speaking. it's all celebrity air brushed money chasing image based consumerism,
the counter culture, which is ats' natural demographic, is naturally going to tend towards darker stuff to identify themselves as seperate from it.
soon enough the main stream will swing towards the dark stuff, (at the moment it's being used commercially, so it won't be long) and the counter culture will go neon. give it six months and ats will look tie dyed. it's just a normal, reactionary, pop culture cycle.
Originally posted by ListenD
For more info... click the link in my signature: ...but Sri, why the evil avatar?
Originally posted by adrenochrome
Fear & Loathing!!! Hunter S. Thompson lives on!!
Originally posted by RubyGloom
Originally posted by BO XIAN
VERY WELL DONE. Very POWERFUL. Doesn't necessarily look mean nor even unnecessarily gratuitiously violent--oddly. JUST POWERFUL. No nonsense.
Well put, Thank you.
I suppose the red flame effect in the background could give an impression of violence prone . . . but mostly, I interpret it as "Attack me; do the wrong, violent thing in my sphere, against my family or responsibility--and you're toast." Which fits my values fine.
Don't know anything about it but it sounds like a rather bloody game! Life has enough blood, to me, without choosing games with it!
Good for you. Though the puppet masters seem quite prepared to do that.
Not in my scheme of things. Except for the globalists determination to take it to ultimate darkness as soon as they can manage it. And that's more darkness than I even prefer to contemplate.
1. Were your parents as gun oriented?
2. When did this focus awaken in you? In response to what?
3. What do you do with the verse about "Those who live by the sword shall die by the sword." ??
4. Do you have children? What ages? Are you training them well, I hope?
impressed; admiration for the polished well designed image; Hopefulness that you are really--at least on such scores--prepared for what's coming down the pike; A bit of curiosity about the origins of the focus--maybe some slight concern. Confidence that you'd be great on a team protecting a group of people. Hope that you are as passionate about loving as you are protecting those you love.