Like an hourglass

Why did I choose the shortest night in the year to paint this piece? *yawn*
I've been told the colors are kind of dull. I agree, but I didn't intend this to be a bright and contrasting image. Suffocating feeling? Yes.
Original is 3000x4500px.

Like an hourglass
Like an hourglass - detail



Ovo se zove umjetnost:)