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I took this photo at the Gay Pride festival in Brussels a few days ago :D

I also made the rough sketch. It was nice to see so many smiles and happy people.

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Sort of a Limerick

A poem by Peter S. Quinn

There is a town of some smile
And in it all shorts of style,
Beautiful people
With charisma pull,
Making a festival worthwhile.
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DBOY0009 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg haha that is awesome!! :D
segura2112 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Very cool! If I went though the Pencil V Camera gallery I'd end up putting the whole series in my faves. (which I might end up doing any way)
Thank You
FloatingParticle Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Chaos-Of-Fubuki Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i just love your concept - combining comic-like art and photography.
AlysstheRedNosed Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Student General Artist
I really like the concept of all of these photographs you take and the sketches...I think it's really cool and unique
bariyukai Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
OrellaTabby Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so cool :D Some parts of it even seem to "connect" to the camera picture.
Very nice! A really cool idea to make an album of this type of work. =P
BaleighMakara Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
MallyLaine Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
Absolutely love this work! I was feeling quite bummed; then I saw this piece and immediately smiled!
kittykolorz Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my goodness so awesome. keep going!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Kakashifan-lol Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Student Writer
Excuse me for totally stalking you and your work, it is by far fantastic.
mish-mash-tan Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
I love this so much, it's so cute and just happy, and it makes ME feel happy. :)
SnowNightFall Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Student Photographer
This is so adorable! :D I love it!
Daggerman2009 Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think this one's one of my favorites!
SillyUnited Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Your drawings are amazing!!
meganXmanga Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Lol this was also in the magazine~ Me and my friend really liked your sketches! xD

My friend wants to do this now~ ;3
artistang-kamote12 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Professional General Artist
This is what happens when smileys take over the world. :)
Glisean Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
Am I the only one really distracted by the blonde guy. He stole this picture completely.
Mayli-Song Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Have you been featured in popular photography? I just thought this was in there somewhere. Anyway, I ADORE your Pencil Vs Camera pictures, they're very creative and imaginative, and very fun to look at.
LoD94 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok... what did you write on the other side of the paper? :B
Azifri Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This made me laugh... I see I am not the only one, your pic has something =D
Mighty-Lee Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012
This makes me happy for some reason.
Drake-Ice Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012
Pride is a sin, the gay kind is pure evil, fucking flamers.... I like all the other pictures, NOT this one.
Qualibear Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Student Photographer
This picture has a lovely and happiness. You obviously don't understand it. If you didn't like the picture, you didn't have to comment at all, (not to mention negatively)and in such a way that upsets people. You have accomplished nothing accept making people dislike you.
aphfangirlwashere Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012
Being gay is no choice or sin because God said love one and another, did he not?
Miizuo Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Wow, you are a horrible person for saying that.
ktleeper Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Get over yourself you fucking ass! This is a fantastic picture, especially cause it has gay pride! And also,pride is only a sin when you take it over the top. You can still feel good about yourself without sinning. And another thing, the bible says every sin is equal, meaning gay pride is no worse than normal pride. I don't even believe in god and I know that!
BaggySagger Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012
Woooooow! That comment was a waste of time.
Trexxa Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
HeartlessAcid Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
This is so creative! I've never seen anything like this before! Magnificent work!! I love this and your other Pencil vs Camera artwork! :D Very well done!
BeyondJen Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love the irony of the pencil happy faces overlaying the gay pride parade. Fantastic!
KittyKat098 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012  Student Writer
This makes me happy.
CookieCrazyCatX3 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011
Gay Pride?

That's so cool! :iconawesomeplz:
urielitzin Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011  Student General Artist
Porthos-01 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I like that. Cool concept well done.
That-Tall-Chick Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011
Love this. :la:
The whole idea of taking a photo like this is so imaginative.
And... Who could hate a crowd of Adorable little smilie faces.
OmittedForClarity Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is fantastic, I really like the work you do in this style!
Dancefloor-Killer Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
It's so great to see people so happy!:heart:
NiciPHOTOGRAPHY Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
kangaru96 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
HEY just thought i would say this. i dont have any photos but i saw a portion of this picture printed on a street wall somewhere in KL, Malaysia when i was there on holiday. just thought you should know! amazing piece of art anyway.
kate9719 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
I shocked!!!!!!!!!!
idylll Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011
I don't know if anybody else has gotten this impression or not, but holding up a little piece of paper with a pencil drawing on it seems to make the background look as if it could have been drawn, too...thank god it's not, I couldn't handle seeing a drawing that good...maybe it'd because the characters in the photo are a little bigger than a good way, I mean...I don't know what the fuck I mean...leave me alone
malique12 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
wow -_- stfu and enojoy it you swirly bitch -_- : a black man walks into a store a white man says no colered in here thw black man say " when i am born i am black when i grew up i am black when i am sick, mad, or cant breath i am balck. but you sir when you are born u are pink you yu get mad you turn pink when you are sick you turn green and when you cant breath you turn blue so how do you have the nerve to called me collerd you crayon box :D end rasicim
AnnaLouis3 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
What does idylll's comment have to do with racism?? All I got from it is that they felt like the picture was surreal. I don't think they meant it in a bad way xD
malique12 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
my comment end had nothing to do with idylls comment i wright that every where you swirly bitch :3
AnnaLouis3 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Still doesn't make any sense. Although your choice of insults intrigue me.
malique12 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012
in what kind of way hehe
AnnaLouis3 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know, it's original I guess
malique12 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
original in what way hehe
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Shutter Speed
10/1000 second
Focal Length
18 mm
Date Taken
May 15, 2010, 8:53:05 PM