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Gone Fishing by lpeters Gone Fishing by lpeters
“Gone Fishing” was a piece I created for the Disney’s James and the Giant Peach Daydream Contest. The goal was to portray an imaginative daydream landscape where you go to escape reality.

It’s a bit different than my usual genre and style but I wanted something bright, kid-friendly and fun. The concept itself was inspired by my 7 year old son who has a vivid imagination and loves adventure.

If I had the opportunity to escape the real world, I’d be his age again, carefree and young. How great would it be to take off on your dog’s back and go fishing – for giant-sized goldfish swimming through the sky.

Created in Photoshop CS3
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Gone Fishing by *lpeters Suggestions by ~QuietCity, this gorgeously-hued, past 2010 Contest Entry for "James and the Giant Peach", has a surreal visual with the many goldfish coming into the picture from a whirlpool-like swirl and blasting to the forefront in multi-layers. The golden-orange reflects on the fisherboy and his faithful Saint Bernard. The grass flows upward as if a wind whoosh is created by the airborne school of fish. Beautifully done! ( Suggested by QuietCity and Featured by WDWParksGal )
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pluvis Featured By Owner 20 hours ago
So stunning and beautiful T___T
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PhoenixMCH Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Student General Artist
wonderful!!
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Vampirelover5678 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
wow really cool I saw a bit of the movie it was really good.
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lpeters Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Vampirelover5678 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Quite welcome
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red099 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow beautiful
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LJ-Phillips Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Professional
For some reason, this image makes me supremely happy :) 
It just evokes a sense of childlish wonder. I love it!
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Blackout046 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When fish fly...
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beckymillerartist Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Stunning! What an amazing painting.
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