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I Dream... by Laitma I Dream... by Laitma
...Of being a writer.

There are a lot of things that I want to do, and a lot of things that I love. I love the world, and I seek to protect it with all that I've got; that's why I'm in college right now pursuing a major in Environmental Engineering, because our planet is just too beautiful and too full of wonders for us to let it disappear, and it's nothing short of our duty as humans to protect it. It's more than just a treasure protected behind glass or a beauty for us to admire from afar--it's a part of us.
But I've always wanted to do more than just that. I want to become an engineer and help the world, but I also have passions for other things, and among them is writing. The power of words is just incredible, and I've always wanted my writing to be as important a part of my life as my future career will be. Through words, I can express my love of the world and bring with it a message to help protect what we have left. But even if I never become a novelist or obtain any kind of job that focuses on writing, I know that I will always be doing it, whether it's to write about the world we live in today or about a world all my own.
These are my dreams for my future; these are my dreams for the world. I know that I am small, but through my words and through what I can do with what I have, I hope to be able to make a difference.

Picture drawn completely with PaintTool SAI; no photomanipulation, textures, or custom brushes used, just a lot of references.

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That aside, this picture has taken me a solid week to draw, and I'd like to give infinite thanks to ~enzeru-no-yami for yet again always putting up with me and offering her endless advice, and for *TanukiTanuki for supporting me in everything I do.

And of course, I want to say Thank You! to all of my friends on DeviantArt, since you guys are what have seriously made it worth staying here and have encouraged me to always keep striving for what I love and pushing myself to higher levels in my work.
Thank you all for everything! ♥

:star:[EDIT]: WOW, I've made it to Semifinalists! I have to say, I never really expected myself to go so far...
I'd just like to say, THANK YOU everyone for your incredible support and encouragement!!! It all means a huge amount to me, it really does. I'm afraid that I'll never get around to thanking everyone who's favorited it, but I really do promise that I visit every one of you and that I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the support~ You're all darlings, truly~
THANK YOU EVERYONE! ♥

:star::star::star:FOR THOSE SO INTERESTED, "I DREAM..." IS NOW ALSO AVAILABLE AS A PRINT:star::star::star:
Because people have requested it, I have made this image available as a custom-sized print at Zazzle.com! I Dream... Print
Please check it out if you expressed interest in purchasing it, and thank you all again for all of your incredible support! :heart:
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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-12-26
I Dream... "Wacom Dreams Contest" entry in 2009 by *Laitma ( Suggested by Noir-x and Featured by WDWParksGal )
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Domus-Vocis Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You took the words out of my mouth. Yes, we live in the most wonderful world imaginable. People believe that the world is like typing on a computer where if we make a simple mistake or typo, we can fix it and edit it easily. That's not the case. Our world is so beautiful, with beautiful animals, beautiful minds, beautiful people, and wondrous ideas. 

Great voice and amazing art! ^~^
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Laitma Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for the super-kind comment!!!  :love:
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MelikeBAt Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is just so beautiful, inspiring.
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Laitma Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks!
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MelikeBAt Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome. :heart:
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gh0std0g08 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
Wow awesome work
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Laitma Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks so much!
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gh0std0g08 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014
Very welcome.
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KoreeluStromboli Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a nice concept that has been brilliantly executed Laitma; a huge kudos to you and congratulations on this artwork being made a Daily Deviation! :la:
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Awwwwwwww, thank you so much, I'm so happy to hear that, hahahah!  <3
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KoreeluStromboli Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome and cool! :iconcutiesmileplz:
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AvaNattura Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013   Photographer
wow!!
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Laitma Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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SugarBit Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful and incredibly inspirational <3
This piece of artwork will definitely hold a special place in my heart:love:
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Student General Artist
Awwww, thank you so much, I'm really flattered to hear that! :blush:
Thank you! :heart:
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SugarBit Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hihi, it's no problem ^///^
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ScabbingETERNITY Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
Hey, I'm back!

Well, not sure if you remember, but I commented on this piece before. What you probably don't know is that, every so often, I come back to this picture and I just contemplate it. Every time I come back, I see something different and positive, and looking at this beautiful piece really cheers me up whenever I have a down day. It struck my some time ago that we're absolute strangers; we don't even know what the other person looks like, but - for that very reason - I think what this masterpiece does to and for me is simply astounding and worthy of thanks. So thank you (again >.< ), for making this wonderful piece of art.
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Laitma Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh, jeez, I just have to say... this is one of the most encouraging comments I've ever received, and it seriously means a lot to me.
The fact that a piece I did and posted online could resonate so darn well to someone I've never met somewhere, anywhere in the world, and that it could do so much for you... seriously, that is the best praise that I could ever receive.
Thank you so much for enjoying it so much, and for your incredibly, immensely kind comment. It really flatters me like you don't even know, and really makes me feel worthwhile.
I'm tucking this away to re-read myself on a rainy day, hahah!

:heart:
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PagodaComics Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Student General Artist
....What...WOAH! This is FREAKING AWESOME!!!! *___*
The paintings themselves are great to, you really have goos skills in digitals but what I love the most is the composition and how you guide the eyes through the image, plus the starting and ending points! Wonderful job. And congrats for the DD, well desrved :3
So did you win sth on the contest? :)
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Laitma Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Student General Artist
Ahahahahah, oh my gosh thank you! I am still pretty darn proud of the composition of this piece hahah, it all worked out miraculously well... @_@;;

and yes, I won semifinals!! I was really amazed by the attention this piece got, and very happy to win semis. :)
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PagodaComics Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Student General Artist
Yes it really worked well. :D
And no wonder, really deserved it. ^^
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ShInGo4EvEr Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
perfect !
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Student General Artist
Why, thank you!! :blush:
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HealerInTwilight Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
I.... WOW. This is just..... I can't find WORDS....
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Laitma Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Ah, thank you so much for your comment, hahah! Sometimes I don't have the words either, not when pictures could describe it much better-!
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Tanglenose98 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's... beautiful... Stunning. Honestly. :-) Great job.
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Laitma Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Student General Artist
A much-belated thank you for the comment! :blushes:
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Tanglenose98 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:) No prob. :D
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Catherie Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Student General Artist
I've dreamt
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Student General Artist
:heart:
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CrownForAFool Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012
This is stunning!
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you very much! :blush:
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AstralGuardian70775 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is... bizarre but amazingly good. Thumbs up! :thumbsup:
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you very much, hahah! ♥
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i-haz-a-doodle-plex Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This is beautiful. :D I love how the skies blend into each other, and how detailed the scene are. congrats on the DD.
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you very much! The skies were a lot of fun to do, not gonna lie~ ♥
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RainbowWidow Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012
Your work is simply magnificient!!! I'm going to watch your other work now... =D
And if your writing is like your drawing, you will be a great writer.
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Laitma Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012  Student General Artist
Ahhhh, thank you so much for the super-kind comment, I'm honored! :blush:

And, yeah... I've really only ever felt talented as a writer, since I've always struggled so much with my art... I'll try my best to be good at both, hahah!
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Anabelle-Adler Featured By Owner May 20, 2012
Best picture about Dreaming I've ever seen :)
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Laitma Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Student General Artist
Ahhhhh, thank you so much for the flattering comment, haha! :blush:
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happiness135 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012
THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! :O <3
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Laitma Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Student General Artist
Ahhhhhh, thank you very much! :blushes:
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ScarlettaRose1 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
How long did this take?
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Laitma Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Student General Artist
Ah, approximately... 50 hours total or so? Done over the span of a week.
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ScarlettaRose1 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's beautiful, really beautiful
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Laitma Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Ah, thank you so much! :heart:
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megaossa Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Featured here [link]
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Laitma Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you very much for the feature! (Sorry for the belated reply!)
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T-Sank Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
Magnifique et époustouflant !
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Laitma Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Student General Artist
Ahhhhhhhh, m-merci beaucoup!
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