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I learned a few weeks ago that my Crohn's Disease was back after a 10 year remission. I'd honestly forgotten that I had a horrible chronic disease until the familiar symptoms started occurring again recently. Needless to say I've been stressing a bit and this newest render is most likely a manifestation of that. The medical bills have already started rolling in ($2000 for a colonoscopy!) so if any of you would like to help out with them please hit up my tip jar!

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"any chance for a multi-screen version of this one?"

Sat October 12, 2019 at 2:31 am

"So sorry to hear about the flare"
I have lupus, and I totally get you when you say your Crohn's has been quiet for so long you almost forgot about it. I'm so sorry it's rearing its ugly head now :-( Best wishes for a quick status change back to remission. In the meantime--hang in there.

Wed September 4, 2019 at 4:39 pm

"multi screen version"
It is a stunning piece!

pretty please for Multi Screen?

Fri August 30, 2019 at 3:58 am

Thanks Eric! It usually depends on the render-time if I can post a multiscreen version at the same time as I post the single-screen. The multiscreen versions can take extra days to render so I usually just post them when I'm finished with them.

Tue July 23, 2019 at 10:12 am

"Beautiful and yet"
Ryan, my heart goes out to you for your relapse, and to your family as it always effects them as well. May you go quickly into remission / recovery.

The first time I saw this render I thought "Why a nuclear explosion?" Then after hearing your plight I was like "makes sense".

But now to satisfy my curiosity. Why is it that some renders show up with all the (1/2/3 screens) sizes like "Unfolding" with the initial posting, while others do not (this one) "The Midnight Sun"?

Strength/Healing/Hope be w/ you.

Tue July 23, 2019 at 9:58 am

"Lovely image"
Most people I know who have it don't forget about Crohn's. The fact that you have may be illuminate your reaction to the disease: a distant horror made beatuful by your construction.

Best wishes and good luck.

Sat July 20, 2019 at 3:14 pm

"Midnight Sun"
Ah jeez, Ryan, I'm so sorry to hear the Crohn's is back. You hadn't mentioned it in so long I thought perhaps you'd found a cure. I love Midnight Sun, nevertheless.

Fri July 19, 2019 at 7:09 am

"Relevant today"
...In so many ways. Ryan- My very best wishes to you in your fight against this terrible disease.

As always, your talent shines throughout this vibrant and forceful work.

Fri July 19, 2019 at 1:02 am

Another beautiful piece, admiring your work for the 20th year now I believe. I'm so sorry to hear about your remission, I wish you and your family the very best dealing with it and all the related hospital admissions.

Wed July 17, 2019 at 1:33 pm

Sorry to hear about the Crohn's. And...yeah, if I got that kind of bad news myself, I'd want to nuke something, too.

Beautiful pic, by the way. Made even more memorable when you realize what it is.

Tue July 16, 2019 at 11:16 pm

awesome. sorry to hear about the crohn's, i wish that guy would keep it to himself. kick its ass again.

Tue July 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm

"Beyone Excellent"
Friggin excellent....all around. Home run render.

Tue July 16, 2019 at 10:10 am

"Elegantly Terrifying"
Oooof. I couldn't figure out why this beautiful piece would be an expression of stress.... Then I finally realized that the "sunset" was a mushroom cloud. Subtle and beautifully horrifying. Kind of creeps up on you.

Mon July 15, 2019 at 12:05 pm

"Soo Beautiful"
I'm so sorry to hear your crohn's disease is back. In spite of that you've created a really beautiful scene here.

Mon July 15, 2019 at 10:53 am

Love this ! but where is the 3440 x 1440 (21:9) version ?

Mon July 15, 2019 at 10:07 am

"Keep Fighting and Creating Breathtaking Artwork"
Man can I relate to this Ryan. Kidney transplant when I was 9 that lasted long enough to not think about it then...BOOM-"I'm baaack". Also, hospitals suck by themselves then you have to pay for it. I'll be praying for you buddy. Also, help this guy out everyone, he definitely deserves it!

Mon July 15, 2019 at 9:42 am

"Beutiful Colors"
I love the bright and dark colors. It looks great on my desktop.

Mon July 15, 2019 at 9:40 am

James C
"Color color color!"
Love the coloring in this one! I like that it still is somewhat of a darker wallpaper overall but with a nice blast of color in the middle. Excellent work.

Mon July 15, 2019 at 9:22 am

"Beautifully Dark"
The juxtaposition of this beautiful island & colors..and a mushroom cloud. It didn't dawn on me for a bit what I was seeing, when it did it was chilling.

Sun July 14, 2019 at 8:40 pm

Mark A.
"very colorful"
I like this one. it's very colorful

Sun July 14, 2019 at 8:16 pm

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