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laputa by luminoire laputa by luminoire
...when i am under stress...i create...and it's raining today...i like that. trying something new again...hope you enjoy =]

many of you might be familiar with laputa - castle in the sky. very classic and old anime...that i grew up watching. i love these older anime much more than the new ones...they had so much substance. like nausicaa - valley of the wind...totoro...fireflie's grave...they bring back so much memories of my childhood...

all airbrushed in ps7 with mouse.
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DeathLee28 Nov 6, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
childhood is calling me gotta go
AliceIsNoob Aug 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
that movie. made me cry. a lot. this picture. is pretty. wahah okay.
Oh wow. This really is talented art...
hEyJude4 Jan 24, 2009  Student General Artist
When I heard Laputa, I thought you meant the place from Gulliver's Travels. It is a place where everyone lives for ever, but they are all blind and sick.
MissDarling23 Dec 26, 2008  Student General Artist
This is gorgeous! I love Miyazaki's works, he's brilliant. :aww:
whats laputa? in spanish that means thebitch xD
very cool and inspiring i like the image.
well, the whole island of laputa was actually taken from a classic literature called "gulliver's tales"

because of the author's opinion of the Spanish, he probably intentionally named the floating island that.
in Japanese, it meant nothing, so the name stuck with the movie.
Of course, for the American release, the title "Laputa" had to be trimmed from the title because of its very meaning, although in the dub they DO pronounce it as "Lah-pyu-tah", which is a somewhat odd compromise, but it works nonetheless. (And unlike some, I actually think Disney did a fine job with it; their dub is more boisterous than the original, yes, but at least the actual story, characters, and spirit are unchanged--and I liked the performances by the cast, yes, even the mature-sounding leads, as well as Joe Hisaishi's new score. Of course, I also like the Japanese version, but I have no problem watching this movie, or any other Miyazaki movie for that matter, dubbed.)
So you like rainy days too! I haven't come across many people who like rainy days. I love them. I love your deviation it is very well done! Keep up the great work :w00t:
I watch these movies all the time.
Except for Grave of the Fireflies. That made me cry.

Amazing picture. I love all the clouds in the background.
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