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It Seems My Time Is Growing Thin   [2006]

It Seems My Time Is Growing Thin Released by :

Release Date :
5 November 2006

Type :
C64 Graphics

i'm just giggles and laughs

User rating:*********_  8.7/10 (21 votes)   See votestatistics
*********_  9/10 (10 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Graphics .... Mirage of Focus

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User Comment
Submitted by Sasq on 29 December 2011
Maybe this was the inspiration?

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Submitted by Archmage on 14 March 2007
I find myself looking to the right side here all the time, as my mind kind of blanks out the left one as a bitplane bug or something. Anyway, not my fav among the Mirage pics, but as always the technical execution is flawless.
User Comment
Submitted by Ed on 4 December 2006
Somehow I come to think of:


Maybe it is the twin theme that does it? ;D
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Submitted by Ed on 9 November 2006
I just love how you have redrawn the lips of the two faces in the background.
In fact little details like this are often forgotten.

Thank you for the small details in most of your pictures. Be it pink or light blue. A pixel here or a hint there. Would love to see more stuff like this.


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Submitted by - on 8 November 2006
Hmm. I could never do anything like this, but I have loved the previous Mirage pictures a lot and this kinda leaves me cold. There doesn't seem to be enough 'beauty' in it for me to get anything out of watching it. In my opinion most of the picture is just garbage and then there are two small parts of faces which seems to be mirrored, even .. Sorry to say, but I know Mirage can do so much better, this pic doesn't seem to manifest even half the potential of this wonderful pixel-wizard-druid-magician-sorcerer <:-)
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Submitted by HCL on 7 November 2006
Ok, now i C. It's two releases. DL them both and compare :). You should have included them both in the same file and called it a demo ;).
User Comment
Submitted by CA$H on 7 November 2006
Nice! But I saw a picture like this some days ago! :)
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Submitted by stash on 6 November 2006
hmm changing names.. sorry but it just feels so wdr to me, or should i say a half wdr as u didnt delete and reupload :)
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Submitted by Jucke on 6 November 2006
ok. it's an old b&w movie, a doorbell rings, a man opens the front door, there is nobody there.. but on the doorstep, there is a little handwritten perfumed note saying: "dont ever mess with the evil twins again" ?
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Submitted by Spinball on 6 November 2006
now have a closer look at the left eye of the clown on the lower right. i guess the winking eye makes it a lot more obvious that the clowns are mirrored.
User Comment
Submitted by DRAX on 6 November 2006
What the fuck happened to the eye in the top right... Spooky ;)
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Submitted by Ed on 6 November 2006
well, it has not been downvoted just yet ;P

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Submitted by Zyron on 6 November 2006
We don't know for sure who renamed it.
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Submitted by Domey on 6 November 2006
I guess the artist behind the picture is either all subtitles or then sighing, for you people not getting the joke. ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Zyron on 6 November 2006
Why was it renamed?
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Submitted by HCL on 6 November 2006
Whatup? Same shite, different name!?
User Comment
Submitted by Bizzmo on 5 November 2006
Love it - Sense of humour required! *wink*
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Submitted by Matt on 5 November 2006
TEN again!
can I vote 11? I wish I could.
man ur da artist!
I love this picture and those who don't, ehm, well they don't don't they? 8)
User Comment
Submitted by Helm on 5 November 2006
Not part of this scene.
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Submitted by Jailbird on 5 November 2006
Welcome to the C64 scene, Helm!
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Submitted by Helm on 5 November 2006
Kinda scary (not the art) if you look at it this way: art from the scene, locked in a meta-dialogue with the scene. People making jokes of other people or rebutting them trough their submitted pieces. Completely unintuitive and limiting, in my opinion. More like watching a soap-opera, less like looking at art as an end in itself.

I wish artists would keep the dialogue for forums and inner drive for their art. Just another opinion.
User Comment
Submitted by Ed on 5 November 2006
Hey Lars,
Don't fall too deeply [in love]! ;D

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Submitted by Djinn on 5 November 2006
this feels so very much as a full photoshop/layer job. i like the circular and crescent shapes alot, but the colors not so much.

but, why bother with a simple belittling of two certain persons like this, when it makes the whole effort backfire? such a shame, and what behaviour... I like the subtle "E" and "J", though :)
User Comment
Submitted by Ed on 5 November 2006
Top notch! ;D

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Submitted by Dane on 5 November 2006
Nice picture. I suppose you mean krumping, Tdj?
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Submitted by The Dark Judge on 5 November 2006
Reminds me of the movie 'Rize'. Are you a crunk fan Lars? ;)
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Submitted by Tao on 5 November 2006
Scary artsy clown-twins... That'd be Ed & Joe? =)

I like it.
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Submitted by Domey on 5 November 2006
The famous theater mask suddenly got apathetic. Reflecting the mental state of the modern (read: western) world pretty well.
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 5 November 2006
hm c64 gfx has reached the 'photoshop' era with timanthes? :)
User Comment
Submitted by Leon on 5 November 2006
redreleased a new pic with a old layer?! hm... not good idea... but funny! \o/

oh, and like the long name ;_)
User Comment
Submitted by Hein on 4 November 2006
Hmmm, interesting art. I dont like clowns though, they're depressing.
User Comment
Submitted by Mirage on 4 November 2006
@bizzmo: yes, i'm like a magician!
User Comment
Submitted by Bizzmo on 4 November 2006
Wow - can't believe you did this without a preview window!
User Comment
Submitted by Jailbird on 4 November 2006
Yes I get it now, it wasn't too obvious at first.
Anyways I love you, keep on doing beautiful stuff! \:D/
User Comment
Submitted by Mirage on 4 November 2006
@jailbird: the figurative stuff is _behind_ the background for a change... if you don't like that then take it up with the wrath guys ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Jailbird on 4 November 2006
Timanthes, layers and recycling is cool and all, but I preferred the old Mirage. Don't understand me wrong, it looks really really amazing, but I start to miss the traditional pixelling soul from the latest releases from your workshop. And no Mirage, this wasn't a call up for another picture in two days which somehow relates to pixels and soul! ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Mirage on 4 November 2006
@mermaid: just responding to recent comments... i _had_ to recycle in an obvious way and put scary clown-twins in there

comments and dragons may be found here: Innerpeace
User Comment
Submitted by Mermaid on 4 November 2006
Hmm. I prefer The Pianokeys Are Black and White. Recycling isn't always a good thing.
User Comment
Submitted by Burglar on 4 November 2006
lars, please keep experimenting, it makes your work a lot more interesting for me ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Motion on 4 November 2006
Great! It just gets freakier...! :)
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