The Soul - Photoshop Contest [21 entries]

sleep, my darling... Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
65.2%
Contest goal:

One of the more common beliefs is that of a soul, a remnant of someone passed away that moves on into the afterlife, but what does a soul look like?
Your task is to depict your own vision of what a soul looks like. Good luck!


Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: ponti55

scratzilla1: another great suggestion Ponti. this should lend to a wide variety of art styles. ( 5 years and 1931 days ago )
Mayechung: They look waxy and have no expressions...hehe...at least the new ones look like this...I was told... ( 5 years and 1929 days ago )
Akassa: I don't have a physical image of the soul in my mind i think it's something abstract >.< i'm gona try to come up with something tho. ( 5 years and 1928 days ago )
Richirajd: Very good contest for showcasing some Dark Art...... ( 5 years and 1927 days ago )
bddesign: get life insurance ( 5 years and 1924 days ago )

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sleep, my darling... - created by bddesign


sleep, my darling...
Favs: 6SBS: 11Hi-resRank: 1/21Score: 65.2% (36)27271 views

PLEASE VIEW HIGH-RES!

she sleeps for eternity...

feel free to download for wallpaper... its 1920X1200 resolution... :)

corrected stock links so that you people who dont understand how to navigate Deviant Art, can go there... but then if you cannot navigate deviant art, then your obviously not a member, therefore you wont be able to view the images, cause they are nude... anyway, they are there... (5 years and 1926 days ago)

8 Sources:


the light within - created by spygirl1978


the light within
Favs: 4SBS: 13Hi-resRank: 2/21Score: 60.8% (30)28995 views

I wanted to add....I don't believe that our souls are made up entirely of our emotions, or trials and tribulations - these things only help our souls to grow. I believe a soul is a spirit, manifested within each of our cocoons, made up of colors so beautiful, they make our bodies seem like the dead skins of a snake....as we shed them, and step into the light.

sources used:
"Fireworks 38" by =Disney-Stock at deviantart.com: http://disney-stock.deviantart.com/art/Fireworks-38-61904275

"Wings" brushes by ~ProphecyGirl at deviantart.com: http://prophecygirl.deviantart.com/art/Wings-17129292

Woman is from one of my old Bryce works, a 3D model, original image is in step by step and also will be uploaded into my stock albums..... (5 years and 1928 days ago)

2 Sources:


Soul Beauty - created by Keiley22


Soul Beauty
Favs: 2SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/21Score: 59.1% (25)20384 views

to me the soul is graceful and very soft... elegant and simple at the same time..


Hope you like :)...

thanks to.
Maplerose-stock
MrStock
Buzillo Stock (5 years and 1925 days ago)

3 Sources:


Entry - created by Keiley22


Entry
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/21Score: 58.9% (20)17229 views

(5 years and 1924 days ago)

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The Asylum - created by woodztockr


The Asylum
Favs: 3SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/21Score: 57.6% (15)17995 views

This one was done this morning before my medication.... usually I wouldn't explain what's going on in my mind, only to a therapist, but this time I'll make an exception. Our Semi-Hero birdman sees and hears the souls of the asylum inmates, he wears his glasses to fog the sights and bangs his symbols to dampen the sound. As the nightwatchman gets near the reflections on the wall and floor disappear and there are no sounds (except birdman banging his symbols). Our Semi-hero Birdman will probably just get a beating and sent to bed. (By the way this is a simple cut, paste, distort, opacity montage) I'm just learning photoshop!

Thanks:
http://www.sxc.hu/photo/103687
CSUCI Hallway to morgue
rockpuppet

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/627187
http://www.sxc.hu/photo/627188
shadows
bjearwicke

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1213470
latern man
mzacha

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1192051
screaming
obyvatel

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1023883
CrazyMan
craigPJ

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/760765
CrazyShower
addamsphoto

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/558775
mad musician
christqr

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/545371
goth yelling
qeoX (5 years and 1927 days ago)

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