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December 7, 2009
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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.


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~

: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! 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 )
gh0std0g08 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
Wow awesome work
Laitma Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks so much!
gh0std0g08 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014
Very welcome.
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:
Laitma Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Awwwwwwww, thank you so much, I'm so happy to hear that, hahahah!  <3
KoreeluStromboli Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome and cool! :iconcutiesmileplz:
AvaNattura Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013   Photographer
Laitma Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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:
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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