Devastation by Dream9Studios ()
The lone Glaucous Macaw weeps over the loss of its once beautiful habitat and for the rest of her now forever lost flock.
Date Created: October 26, 2020
Software Tools: Poser 11 Pro, Photoshop CC, ON1 Effects
It’s cold and rainy today which caused me to wake up in a rather darkish mood so I decided to create something rather darkish. Here we see a beautiful and now believed to be extinct Glaucous Macaw devastated by deforestation which is the main cause of its extinction. The illegal pet trade didn’t help either, of course, though I can’t find any mention of there being Glaucous Macaws in captivity either during my research for this piece. I did find that about 80,000 acres of rainforest is destroyed each day and another 80,000 acres are significantly degraded each day. It’s also estimated that we irrevocably lose 135 plant, animal, and insect species each and every day with the loss of our rainforests. This has to stop. In regards to the artwork, I wanted it to be almost completely devoid of life except for that poor, lonely macaw. (That empty gray sky looks so similar to what’s outside my window right now.) There’s a just a little bit of green plant life, a little bit of hope, in the lower left corner of the scene.
Image Comments (6)
Greywolf44 () 12:32AM | Tue, 27 October 2020
Wonderful presentation to show the devastation or our planet and it's inhabitants. As someone concerned with our environment I just cringe at the very thought of what we people do to Mother Earth without giving a single thought about the consequences!!!
NetWorthy () 12:30PM | Tue, 27 October 2020
Wow, poignant depiction, very heartfelt I think. Thought provoking image, but I hope your mood lifts too.
kharnes () 2:35PM | Tue, 27 October 2020
the person who is based on hate their love is false, always false! Including their own parents, is the subject of trashy jobs! Human or animal is defined by every living thing's behavior, good work on this! but no devast, these are worthless as bugs, devastator something else! 5+
RodS () Online Now! 8:04PM | Tue, 27 October 2020
A sad situation to be sure... We have pretty much destroyed this planet.
Great job on this.