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The Song of Your Sadness by alicexz The Song of Your Sadness by alicexz

EDIT 03/07/13: Now also available in the official BBC Shop!


EDIT 01/26/13: Good news for those who have been asking about open-edition "The Roar of Our Stars"/"The Song of Your Sadness" prints! The two pieces have been licensed by the BBC and are now both available as official Doctor Who art prints!! Purchases can be made from Big Chief Studios Limited.


“Oh Amy, I hear the song of your sadness.”
“I’m not sad.”
“Then why are you crying?”
A painting I spent many, many hours Livestreaming, this is my tribute to the magnificent Amy Pond, who inspired Vincent van Gogh in her adventures with the Doctor. I hope if Amy stayed with Vincent longer he might've painted something like this - something that showed her inner sadness, something he could empathize with. This work is part of my official series of Doctor Who poster-paintings based on the newer seasons.

Little disclaimer! I researched van Gogh paintings like Starry Night and his Sunflowers series for this work, but I want to reiterate that I'm not claiming to be an Impressionist nor am I saying I am anywhere near as skilled as the great painter himself... this piece is a conceptual work, done with my own artistic style and choices with some influence that's meant to recall van Gogh's style. Reference from the episode "Vincent and the Doctor."

Please reblog instead of reposting on Tumblr! Thank you so much for your support and comments!

The Roar of Our Stars by alicexz All of Time and Space by alicexz

Artwork by Alice X. Zhang
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carathebaker Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is amazing! Will this be available anytime soon as a print for sale??
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Gorgeous ! What a talent you have !
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spselfr Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
wow
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wuwufurubakp2 Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love this style! It really caught my eye when I was browsing through your gallery. It's simple, yet somehow very emotive. I really like this!
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Tupunoor Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
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EmmaAuditore Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student General Artist
I love how it is in van gogh's style. Remember that episode :D
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SDFOX Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is such a beautiful work of art i love it :)
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shadamy20 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Love the style
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DeadAlliandra Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
I can t stop staring at your art. So wonderful!
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ForeverDreamer12 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I love it!
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