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Given 2013-01-25
lethal white by ~edelias ( Featured by SRudy )
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manfishinc Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
You have been featured:
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:iconthe-loony:
the-Loony Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
wooohoaa... thatīs the stuff nightmares are made from. itīs like giger in white.
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Icondesire Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
WOW!
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randomfreakygothgirl Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
This is really creepy but so, so interesting. Great picture.
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:iconnanafay:
NanaFay Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
Wow, and those eyes look so sharp.
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:iconchameleongiant:
ChameleonGiant Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
the face and body shape is real impressive.
heh, even the cross has it's own sort of innocence
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:iconplhils:
plhils Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
Impressive work.
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:iconwhitekitsuneknight:
WhiteKitsuneKnight Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's so gorgeous, and yet so sad. Her eyes almost seem to say she knows that she doesn't have much time.
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Siberiade Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Filmographer
ewwww :(
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:iconchameleongiant:
ChameleonGiant Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
well i think it's just gorgeous!
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:iconsiberiade:
Siberiade Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Filmographer
well ok, but she kills animals, and this is not good, for sure!
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:iconcrimson-forest-farm:
Crimson-Forest-Farm Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it's a sculpture from clay and such. Not a real animal ^^;
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:iconsiberiade:
Siberiade Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Filmographer
yes this is a sculture, but check out the rest of her gallery, you'll see bunch ot dead animals, it's disturbing.
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zarhx Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
You're a retard who thought "FockinFocker" was a good username. Shut the fuck up.
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:iconchameleongiant:
ChameleonGiant Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Student General Artist
uhhh, no need to get so upset...or use language.
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Crimson-Forest-Farm Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
there are plenty of artist who use dead animals in their work and were not the ones who killed them. I know two people who do 'tax'ing but do not kill animals. Also the animal/parts they use are not from hunters and such. They are animals who were accidentally hit by cars, breeder's animals who have been born dead, or found dead, etc. While I personally do not like looking at dead animals, it doesn't mean what they do is cruelty or wrong. The animals are already dead form either natural, or accidental causes.

It would be better take this issue up with the artist via note instead of slapping comments of accusation on all their works.

I hope you don't view this post as an attack, it is not meant to come off that way at all.
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Siberiade Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Filmographer
I respect your opinion, but I'm vegan, and i'm sorry i can't support her other ''arts'' made in of dead animals bodys.
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Crimson-Forest-Farm Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ok
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TheUmbraArtist Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
If there was a like button, I would to your comment, what you have said is very right and an artist shouldnt be scrutinised over the preservation of animals in art. Everyone has their own hobbies and differences, this is simply another, a rare artist amongst many.
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Crimson-Forest-Farm Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
thank you for your kindness.
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ChameleonGiant Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
woah,woah,woah--back up, uhhhhh im a little confused now.
wat do U mean she "kills" animals???
0.o
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Siberiade Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Filmographer
well i wrote a lot of comments about that, me and other people make some conversation about this. i already post a proof about her art, and stuff..
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ChameleonGiant Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
I still don't understand.i looked a bit into it but didn't find any evidence.she said it was made of plaster... Soooo, how does this add up??
:/
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Jackkara Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
don't worry, the vegetable says things that don't make sense c: the artist makes art from dead animals but she doesn't kill animals to do art. I think they're awesome and well done, but some people get their jammies twisted. Seems like FockinFocker thinks her destiny is go all around edelias gallery and educate people of oh how horrible person she is for using useless corpses for art.
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ChameleonGiant Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Student General Artist
well i dont care if the artist does it or not, it isn't my place to be commplementing...altho i will admit i'd prefer her not to use dead based animals if not the real thing.creeps me out...
But you dont havta worry about the young lady who was speaking her mind to the artist.it all clared up, like weeeeeeeeeks ago. even if she disagrees with whatever really is goin' on still, she wont be posting anymore hurtful comments, so it's all good;P!!
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Siberiade Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Filmographer
this is made of plaster, yes, but we talk about the other of her ''arts''.
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Tjezko Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow!!! this is great!
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CaveLupa Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my, this is some touching artwork. I knew that there was a lethal white gene but I didn't know any more details. This artwork just gave me goosebumps, I can't even say more.
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
wow - such a strong message - OLWS is such a serious and devasting disease
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ValiantShadow Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
This is a strong reminder of just how uncaring humans can be; rarely do breeders have their horses checked for LWS, and the foals have to suffer for it.
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Zee-Who Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist
Congrats on your Daily Deviation!:squee::heart:
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Kireikaizoku Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student
I seriously thought this was real. I probably would still think it was real if I hadn't read that it was in the sculpture category.
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collect-and-creat Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
nekid sheep? and a cross? hmmm kinda symbolic... nice work of art
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LoveandBonestm Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's actually an albino filly.
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collect-and-creat Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
nice, thanks for the info. :hug:
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LoveandBonestm Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome!! But I could be wrong. Idk.
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:iconthe0rigin:
The0rigin Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No it isn't.
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LoveandBonestm Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Then what is it? It's a horse I know that.
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The0rigin Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Albinos have red eyes, this one hasn't :meow:
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LoveandBonestm Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well I know that. I didn't look closely, didn't have my glasses. But not all albinos have red eyes. My grampa is albino, and he has lavender eyes.
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WarAdmiral Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, and I forgot to add this to the end. There are no known albino horses. Horses can be white or cream, which may appear similar to albino. These horses have pigmented eyes however, and are therefore not albinos.
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LoveandBonestm Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
But not too long ago, there was an albino horse that was born just down the road from us, on a horse care farm. Where people would drop off their horses when they go on trips, and stuffs... Well an albino horse was born there and they had to ship it, and it's mom, to a very secluded place, so that no one could steal it. Cause horses have been stolen from that place a few times. This horse had very bright purplish red eyes.
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WarAdmiral Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, then it would be the very first documented albino horse, because albinism does not occur in horses.
Also, it is impossible. The genes for true albinism are recessive, meaning two genes are needed to produce an albino horse. Both parents must carry the recessive gene to produce a foal. White is never recessive in horses, so even two white horses could never produce an albino foal. White isn't even really a color but rather a modifier that affects the base coat color. Cremellos can have very faintly colored eyes, but I doubt the foal actually has red eyes unless it is some sort of illness.
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LoveandBonestm Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You know what it was?... I just looked it up, and what my husband thought was an Albino horse, was a "True White" horse. They're very rare, so what he thought was an albino was really a true white horse.
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WarAdmiral Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It is indeed a horse, but it's actually a lethal white, a foal with two frame overo parents. They are born with a non-functioning colon that lead to death, generally within hours. It is an occurrence similar to that of a double merle Australian shepherd dogs, who are the pups of two merle parents and are often born deaf and blind.
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LoveandBonestm Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my goodness!! That's so sad!!! I don't think I've ever heard of that before. I might've but it was a long time ago.
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Master-Kankuro Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I havenīt know about this disease and thought that this is the Christian Symbol in a doubled way.
First the well known cross and secondly the lamb to which Jesus mostly is associated. (Okay I see that this is a horse foal...)
Thatīs pretty sad, that such disease exists AND that bredders doesnīt reall care about this. Thanks for teacing me this new thing.
And for sure congras for the DD.
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GuardianDragon1 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well deserved DD, very surreal.

For those who don't understand, Overo White Syndrome, Lethal White Syndrome (LWS), or Overo Lethal Syndrome are all names for the same thing. It's a genetic disorder that affects foals of the American Paint breed of horse, and it's a real problem. The foal is carried to full term, and when born, appears to be a healthy white or nearly all white foal, but dies in extreme pain within a few hours because LWS causes the foal to be born with a non-functioning colon. The problem here is not that it occurs, but that some breeders of the American Paint do not take the time or make the effort to get the breeding pair genetically tested for the gene that causes this fatal syndrome. To breed a pair that tests positive is to take a 50/50 gamble, but not only puts the Mare's life at risk, but if the foal does have LWS, it is an instant fatality guarantee, as there is no cure nor treatment for this syndrome.
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Dionicio Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Also thank you for the details, very enlightening and brings that much more meaning to the image which previously I thought was just a white horse sculpture.
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GuardianDragon1 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome.
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