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Kaboooom by AndreeWallin Kaboooom by AndreeWallin
[PATHETIC RANT]
Seriously guys, I don't mean to bitch and moan in every new post but I just gotta blow off some steam. This may not come as a surprise to some of you but if you're new in this business, especially in times like these, get ready to get seriously fucked. I'm fairly new in the game but I'm already becoming more and more cynical. I mean I work hard and I try to be honest and fair to people, but the way you get treated in return... is it worth it? You have to be immune to bullshit in order to survive. Or just not trust anyone.

oooooh well, another friday night, and still have no life.. feel sorry for me dammit!
[/PATHETIC RANT]

This one's heavily influenced by the works of [link], [link] and Gears of War. Was planning on adding alot more stuff but I got tired of it.. Wanted to move on with something else. I've been painting so much enviros lately I'm beginning to feel uncomfortable with painting characters. Gonna have to mix it up a bit.

I tell you the only thing that keeps me going right now are you guys. I'm totally serious about this. At least you're not lying or trying to screw me over... Love ya'll!

Shit I'm beginning to sound like a complete drunk.. Better get some sleep. Been a long time since I got a good nights sleep..

Have a nice weekend my friends

P.S
Check out the latest vid from Realtime: [link]

This was done before I started working here though, it was actually our friend [link] who did the concept/matte work for this.
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:iconaron06:
aron06 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Student
two thumbs up.
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:iconcoldironhalo:
ColdIronHalo Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i love the fire .. tried 300 times to do it .. but can't .. i will let you do it as a pro. :D
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clokverkorange Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
In any entertainment business there are the people with zero talent trying to profit off the people with 110% talent, and they will consume and use up the newbies who are just hungry for a shot. It's sad, but its the reality of it that the people with no talent often play on the goodwill and the hard work ethic of the people that can actually bring their "vision" to life. I'm trying to walk that fine line myself of reaching out to people with talent and convincing them that I'm not just another "can't-do" with a vague idea. The business is such a mine-field its amazing any creative work makes it to market, really.
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:iconmpapa:
Mpapa Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
damn...so epic
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:iconx1zt:
X1zt Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
this is really 2? omg
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:iconqyratar:
Qyratar Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
I love all of your work but this one really stood out, please keep on posting more stuff and good luck!

(Note: Most people tend to be douchebags, so just try to ignore them. Also, try to find one thing that keeps you going and don't let that one thing go.)
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:iconfokusnick:
FOKUSNICK Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
very nice work man!
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:iconviv2daacity:
Viv2DaAcity Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
its Mega Man in 3D!!!!
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:iconophois:
Ophois Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011
I very much like the composition of the colours!
great work!
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:iconsilvasinner:
SilvaSinner Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011
Robot cop and gear of war as one?
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:iconsecondchancenow:
secondchancenow Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
LOVE THIS andree!
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:iconhvypetals:
HvyPetals Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2011  Professional General Artist
youve got some amazing style there i think your work is great. as for your rant i couldnt agree more. i got ripped off for about 1400 bucks by a company on the BBB here. of course the BBB couldnt do a thing about it and closed my complaint. pffft. in a better world there would be no cash and we would do the things we love instead of what we have to to make the boss rich.
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:iconmindscapebd:
mindscapebd Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Epic work! Excellent work on the fire, and the body armor look sweet ;)
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:iconsnowangel95:
snowangel95 Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome!!! how many time did u need?
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:iconadamiscool:
adamiscool Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Hobbyist
looks like part gears of war part mass effect part commando i like it :D
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:iconcommndershepard117:
CommnderShepard117 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I love that picture!!!!!
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:iconaugustinegraphix:
AugustineGraphix Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
This is truly epic and I've become a huge fan of your work just by looking at all of your pictures from here on out. You sir are now going to be added to my deviantwatchlist.
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schufocus Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010
What an awesome piece. Dude your work speaks for itself! Keep your head up bro, if you get screwed you get screwed, at least your above that and not that low.
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:iconagoldendragon:
AGoldenDragon Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Looks like an EU infantryman from Battlefield 2142 imo, as in, awsome.
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:iconmgckon:
mgckon Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010
Insanely good.
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:iconthordi:
thordi Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured in weekly journal! ;)
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:iconnylundy:
Nylundy Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2010
The first thing that popped into my head when I saw this was ghost recon. Very nice.
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:iconsweetwrappers:
sweetwrappers Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010  Student General Artist
this is the first thing I favourited on DA, i love it
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:iconthe-cosmic-kid:
The-Cosmic-Kid Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
Cool...love the perspective!
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:iconbanjocaleb:
banjocaleb Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010
fucking awsome
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:iconelreniagreenleaf:
ElreniaGreenleaf Featured By Owner May 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
*thud*
:o
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:iconjamesfingers:
JamesFingers Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010
excellent! it kinda makes me think of Gears of War somehow...
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:iconverbalkint33:
verbalkint33 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
Your artwork completely blows my fragile little mind to pieces. Seriously. Best. Artwork. Ever. I'm new to deviantart, and not a visual artist myself, so not sure if this is the place to ask, but how do I convince you to do some artwork for my up and coming sci-fi psychedelic prog band? I has a dream, and I saw it in your pictures :) Would love it if you got in touch with me, cause I can't figure out how private messages works on this site. Cheers!
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:iconthordi:
thordi Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured here ;)
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:iconkal-venku:
Kal-Venku Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010
Very nice. I saw the Gears of War likeness in it. Great job on the effects.
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:iconsabriiel:
sabriiel Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing!!!! i love it when you draw people!!! keep it up!! I'm sorry you go through rough spots, if I can help in any way let me know! All the best. :hug:
Sabriel
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TiXeD Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
dude, this is the BOMB! lol sorry for the pun. but seriously though, this is awesome work. its nice that for once, someones art focuses more on the COG infantry rather than the main characters.
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:iconfourmindz:
FourMindz Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2009
oh yeah, that title just fits perfect
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:iconnomore-heroes:
NoMore-Heroes Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2009
xD he looks like robotcop
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:iconb-l-u-e-y:
B-l-u-e-y Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
that looks like a game
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:iconwolf-divide:
Wolf-Divide Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
I wonder if it's Gears of War???
Hiya! XD
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:iconb-l-u-e-y:
B-l-u-e-y Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
lol hey
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Wolf-Divide Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
X3
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:iconleonarrd:
Leonarrd Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2009   Writer
really intense and so real
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:iconbembli:
bembli Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
Jeez man every single piece that you put up here is truly a work of art. I can't stop browsing through your gallery. You're one hellova concept artist!
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bembli Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
jeez.. friggin amazing!
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:iconbluetiger435:
bluetiger435 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009
damnit just realized i cant get one! all the prints i want arent available god damnit
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:iconbluetiger435:
bluetiger435 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009
i think im gonna buy a print of this
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:iconwollack:
Wollack Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009
Awesome *-*
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:icons0ldierofdeath:
S0LDIERofDEATH Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2009
man u are so good at this type of like "sci fi" drawing. keep up the good work!
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:iconthegsp:
TheGSP Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2009
This one is fantastic. Definitely an inspiration for some stuff I'm planning on drawing.
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SpartanNinja Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2009
:icon300plz:
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:iconl2l:
L2L Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2009
This is so awesome . Teachhhh me how you do it mastaaa ;O
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:iconjss743:
jss743 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
Freakin'a man! This is great!
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:iconlikozor:
Likozor Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
uuuh!suuuuper!:)
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