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From Where You Are by CalamityChemist From Where You Are by CalamityChemist
"So far away from where you are
These miles have torn us worlds apart.
And I miss you
Yeah, I miss you
So far away from where you are
Standing underneath the stars.
And I wish you were here...
I miss the years that were erased
I miss the way the sunshine would light up your face.
I miss all the little things
I never thought that they'd mean everything to me
Yeah, I miss you
And I wish you were here..."
-From Where You Are, Lifehouse

Here's a piece I did on a whim, after listening to a good deal of flowery music that I'd dug out of the recesses of my iTunes. It's (supposed to be, but probably looks nothing like) Alphonse, in his human form, thinking about his brother after his disappearance. This, of course, is him later on, when he starts wearing his hair and clothes like his older brother. I think that's part of the confusion: because of how he's dressed and the length of his hair, he looks more like a really badly-drawn Edward than Alphonse, which was an error on my part. Edward is, of course, in the picture: up in the sky (MUFASA STYLE YO). I had hoped that inluding him would make it clear that Alphonse was...Alphonse. Instead, I was asked, 'Why did you draw Edward twice?' So that didn't quite work out. Sad day. Regardless, I think the picture has a nice, sappy, nostalgic effect.

-Jen
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JustBlossom Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
Very depressing :'( but lovely art! I could definitely tell it was Alphonse. :)
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RainyMeadows Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
That sound you just heard was my heart snapping into two.
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Aniga98 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist
Awesome! Muajajaja..How funny..Onion 
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equigoyle Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think it looks great. I could tell right off the bat it was Alphonse. Very nicely done.
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CalamityChemist Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thanks very much! I'm glad you like how it turned out.
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M3ls-Hyl14n-T1m3Lord Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG this is so well done!! it's amazing and i can practically hear Al saying that piece!! it fits your drawing VERY well ;) love this!!!
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CalamityChemist Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thanks so much! <3
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Simmeh Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
So beautiful! I love the stars and Alphonse' tears. "I had hoped that inluding him would make it clear that Alphonse was...Alphonse. Instead, I was asked, 'Why did you draw Edward twice?'" No! Anyone who has watched all of Fullmetal Alchemist will understand. :)
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CalamityChemist Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thank you very much!
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viennalerough Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Aaahh, this gives me ALL THE FEELINGS.... This is wonderful artwork, and very evocative. You did splendidly with the facial expressions. Mufasa style rules!!
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