Oblivion - The Quest for Identity / La Quête de l'Identité


Small (23.2" x 14.7")

Valentin Florea

Joined January 2010

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Sizing Information

Small 23.2" x 14.7"
Medium 33.1" x 21.0"
Large 46.9" x 29.7"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame


Wall Art

Home Decor



Artist's Description


Source is free to use, comes from an old photomanipulation contest on pst. The old site crashed but this user ( also a mod) kept the original photo and posted it in his album.

Here’s a link with the making of – the Steb By Step.

You can see all elements from original source, including the background which has a Lighting Effects with cloud channel.

The refference for the muscles & bones were taken from poser models.

*This picture is the first step in curing someone from arachnophobia and also a great present if your friend’s birthday is on October 31 -Halloween!!

Cette image est la première étape dans la guérison de quelqu’un qui souffre d’arachnophobie et aussi un formidable cadeau d’anniversaire, si votre ami est né le 31 octobre -Halloween!*

Thanks C.O.R.E for featuring it.

Process of work:
Made in Photoshop with some help from Poser 7. I warped the tail of a dragonfly and made the torso out of it, I used dodge/burn and layers to give shadows & highlights so that it looks 3d.
The spiderweb on top is made out of the wings of the dragonfly, and since Liquify seemed at that time a tough tool to control, i only used Transform & Warp. The Background is made of some blurry vegetation with a cloud channel via Lighting Effect.

500 views 10 Feb 2011

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