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Suburban Soldier

By Blue-Paper
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I have no idea how, but I somehow came up with the idea for this while listening to Broken Social Scene :/

I'm quite fond of how this came out.

Done with watercolors and micron pen.

Completely forgot to put this here yesterday, but thank you :iconthe-other-nnbtk: and :iconkatmomma: for the DD ^_^
Image details
Image size
498x685px 153.84 KB
Canon PowerShot S70
Shutter Speed
1/10 second
Focal Length
17 mm
Date Taken
Aug 24, 2009, 7:32:41 PM
© 2009 - 2021 Blue-Paper
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BanesShadow's avatar
Awesome work :nod: there is something very attracting about this image!
popstck's avatar
wait, what song by Broken Social Scene? (if any in specific)
Blue-Paper's avatar
lol hell if I remember. I did this over a year ago. I looked through the comments on here and FA to see if I could get any specifics, but all I could find was that I was listening to their self titled album. I'm gonna guess probably swimmers, 7/4, or fire eyed boy? maybe our faces split the coast in half :/
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Blue-Paper's avatar
you're welcome B)
popstck's avatar
I have that album but I haven't listened to it yet

fatherfist's avatar
i really like this!
Immortal45's avatar
very cool big fan
Toumorokoshi's avatar
Wow, I love it! :D :heart:
I like a lot the colour palette you used, it's great :) And I love the character, his mouth and ears and eyes and expression and everything is adorable aghfsghf :heart:
I like how you draw dogs/cats/wolves/whatever :XD: your style is cool! :D
Keep up the good work! :aww:

Oh and congratulations on the Daily Deviation! :D
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Toumorokoshi's avatar
You are welcome :D
PokeFreak50's avatar
OK, now that is awesome.
alanfaria's avatar
This is realy very nice art!
congrats for yous DD!
TheAzuris's avatar
Well worth the DD, dude. I loved the colouring in this picture ^^
ProphetAbstract's avatar
Done very very well, good work.
What's he thinking?
Head-ZonkStudios's avatar
Aww. It's a Cub Scout. Or a ';Pup' scout. Whatever.
smokey51's avatar
How did you get such a great Resolution for this page?

Did you use Greyscale?
Blue-Paper's avatar
Greyscale? what do you mean? I had used watercolors :/
smokey51's avatar
Sorry, I meant when you scanned the image
Blue-Paper's avatar
I didn't even scan it ._. the picture was too big for my scanner so I needed to photograph it.
redbaron1234's avatar
LOL, I just read what they said about it for the DD. Eityher they read WAY too deeply into this, or I just prooved I can never be hoity toity. I mean, you said he's liek what, 12-13? Very battle hardened. More like someone played soldier.

But seriously. Congrats.

BUt I think I'll die if you get a fourth one.
Blue-Paper's avatar
yeah it seems like people aren't getting that he isn't actually a soldier ._. it kinda annoys me XDD I WAS just going for the idea that he was pretending to be a soldier. just something that would bring up memories of childhood :) nostalgia and whatnot.

I may post a journal about it because some people just seemed to flat out not get it XDDD
redbaron1234's avatar
I can get what the DD guys can't! Do di do di dooo dooo!
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