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Warday by alexiuss Warday by alexiuss
Whitley was close enough to the twenty megaton bomb that hit the Borough of Queens to be enveloped by the chalky brilliance, rocked by the blast and sent scrambling out of the bus into the bleeding crowd thronging the yellow dust-filled street.

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Cover for the Novel "Warday" [link]
as a random illustration assignment

Time consumed: two days
Medium: pastels+acrylics+markers
Real size: 18x24 inches
Photographed with: Canon Digital Rebel
Final color edits: Photoshop CS

Other color tests:
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:icondensity-tmr:
Wopw [- this is seriously impressive. great depth and scale.
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gianvoglio Feb 24, 2011  Student General Artist
Incredible story and image. I fan complete!!!
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elfbiter Jan 15, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Ahem. I used this picture to "tune" a BookCrossing book cover (Finnish translation of the book). Unfortunately, I did it without your permission....
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:iconkampy:
wow it goes like baem!
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:iconfile-of-dragons:
building are hard to draw for,but this is simply cool =D
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:iconafanofart:
I really looks like and explosion. And the colors are amazing. Love it.
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HCui Nov 12, 2007   Digital Artist
COOL!!!
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:iconkiota:
This is quite literally one of the most amazing pieces of art I have ever seen. If you feel like showing any earlier drafts or sharing info on how you made it, it would be most appreciated.
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:icondeaddonkeysrule:
PASTELL!?!!? omfg. this is crazyyy good
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limonrouge Oct 29, 2007   Traditional Artist
:wow:WOW! I'm quite literally BLOWN AWAY! I present you with a much deserved :+fav:
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