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Case - Neuromancer by Miles-Johnston Case - Neuromancer by Miles-Johnston
A portrait of the main character 'Case' from the book Neuromancer by William Gibson.

Maybe I should explain some of the symbolism. My favorite part of the book is the exotic descriptions of the way the human mind processes the vast constellations of data in cyberspace into a semi tangible space in the 'infinite non-space of the mind', basically this explains most of the swirly void-type shit. The chinese character is both symbolic of Case's location at the beginning of the novel (a sort of futuristic China known as Chiba) and is the character Li, the neu-confusion meaning. It is a concept used to describe the seeming order in non symmetric, non repetative, totally chaotic naturally forming systems. For example clouds, or the grain in wood. It is hard to explain exactly why there seems to be a balance or order in these systems, but this idea can be called 'Li' (if I understand it right, I'm just parroting an Alan Watts talk). The idea was this could be symbolic of the way data seems to form giant constellations in cyberspace within the book. The white cube is the rogue AI WINTERMUTE and the girl is Molly, two other central characters, hope you like it!
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Bruno-Lantern Mar 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
This is fantastic.
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ToshaTimofeev Jan 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Dude, Case's face is really interesting and has its character! Really like this work) One of the best about Case, as for me.
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LizzyChrome Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Dude, yes! Awesome interpretation of Case and Molly.
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Triumpha Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome. Really awesome. And the best 'fanart' (not sure if it is the right word here) of Case that I've ever seen.
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mukokuseki Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
mate this blows everything I've ever drawn completely out of the water, top marks
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aw shucks man, you're too kind!
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:iconjuliocarlo:
molly's eyes/face are exactly the way I draw on my mind!
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martinshalim Nov 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
my favorite book to this day. dope illustration man
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LeifJones Nov 21, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome!  I'm thinking about doing a duel portrait of Berry Rydell and Chevette Washington from Gibson's Virtual Light.  This is inspiring.
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LudvikSKP Nov 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
ha! currently reading that book. drawing is awesome
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