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4.63 / 5.00

Date
08/22/2013
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Illustration
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it looks like if i shat all over the painting

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OssimGRADEpossimOssimGRADEpossim

Rated 5 / 5 stars Feb 28, 2014

Those goddam Vietkong...



24kPurehandsome24kPurehandsome

Rated 5 / 5 stars Feb 24, 2014

ahhhhh America the expression on the girl's face is just 2 cute. and the mixture of violent humor and bad parenting make this deserve a 4 star...

just kidding 5 star



Rocktopus64Rocktopus64

Rated 5 / 5 stars Feb 22, 2014

I don't give out 5 stars lightly.

This is one of my favourite pieces of art in all of the portal. I am not joking.
The composition, the lighting, the colours; all of it is great. But really, REALLY stands out is the characterizations. There's so much personality, so much narrative and character defined... without a single word spoken!

From the highly exaggerated, hyper-violent clusterfuck used to represent the story being told, to the chaotic looking fireplace scene with the two children huddled on the ground, it all just drips with personality.

Every little design choice I find seems to accent the scene as a whole. The exploding fireplace shows how chaotic the scene he's describing is. The veins on his arm, the impossibly deep scratches he's making on his helmet, and his sharp toothed spitting mouth all show just how overly dramatic and intense he's being. The poses of both the children and their facial expressions define both their personalities immediately. The circular space they have between them an all the fire, blood and chaos enhances their look of being small an terrified. The sheer illogicality of the scene the soldier is describing shows just how much he's over-embellishing the story to scare them.

All these, just to name a few.

Seriously, this is brilliant work. I dream of one day being able to do art like this.


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SanguinhSanguinh

Rated 5 / 5 stars Feb 20, 2014

Its sad and cute in the same time :/ but I like it. That girl is so adorable! <3


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thanks!


RVD2323RVD2323

Rated 5 / 5 stars Dec 27, 2013

or god tell me more