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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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density-tmr Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
Wopw [- this is seriously impressive. great depth and scale.
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gianvoglio Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Student General Artist
Incredible story and image. I fan complete!!!
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elfbiter Featured By Owner 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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Kampy Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2008
wow it goes like baem!
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File-Of-Dragons Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008
building are hard to draw for,but this is simply cool =D
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AFanOfArt Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2007
I really looks like and explosion. And the colors are amazing. Love it.
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HCui Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007   Digital Artist
COOL!!!
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Kiota Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007
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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deaddonkeysrule Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007
PASTELL!?!!? omfg. this is crazyyy good
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limonrouge Featured By Owner 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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