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Breaking Bad - Apply Yourself! by McJade Breaking Bad - Apply Yourself! by McJade
Poster based on Walter White from Breaking Bad. 

Now sold out at Dark City Gallery; thanks to everyone who bought one!…

However, please note: this image has been used without my permission on t-shirts, mugs, fridge magnets etc. on e-bay and other sites. If you come across any of these, don't be tempted to buy them and, ideally, let either myself or the host site know.
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NotJesusButOK Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2017
I bought this poster and have it framed and on the wall of my hallway. It's looking amazing, thank you! :)
Ulmkayt92 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015   Traditional Artist
One of his best advices great work!
MadCatK Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Is this being sold on here? I think I might buy one!
Asrath Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Student General Artist
If I were a chemistry teacher I'd get this printed on A2 paper and put it on the wall of the classroom, plus write "APPLY YOURSELF" and "NOT EVEN CLOSE" on people's papers when they fuck up, just to troll around. I would totally take advantage of my status as a chemistry teacher and the popularity of breaking bad to keep everybody hooked.
Plus I just need an excuse to turn up to work in a yellow hazmat suit and respirator mask on my face and exclaim "LET'S COOK!"

That won't ever happen though :') I wasn't a "Jesse" in chemistry ("What element conducts electricity?" "WIRE! MR. WHITE! WIRE!") but I was far from a star, so I'll just be an artist and professional weirdo, because that IS something I'm good at!
Bariloco Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015
d1sturb10 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015
is awesssssomeeeeee
Wingatesc Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Life lesson =). Every school should buy it to motivate the youth !
CharlieRobin Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Student General Artist
good job!! La la la la 
McJade Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014   General Artist
Thanks, you're very kind.
EskeltheIceMaster Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Simply awesome. Clap
plasmaad Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Great work, If you are interested, Sony is considering licensing a  BrBa soda in a 12 oz. long neck glass bottle. I am in charge of this project and am looking for a few submissions on Deviantart.  The presentation is in 2 weeks so if you have any interest in entering this art as a label for the bottle, email me at All the artwork (no text) will be mocked up on bottles and 6 selections will be made. If yours is selected we will commission you to design a bottle. Email me for more details. Terry 312.823.0694. This is invitation only.
josegoncalo Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MattiasArt Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Professional General Artist
Fantastic! :) This is my illustration of Breaking Bad!…
charliemacpaintings Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014   General Artist
nice job!
Spicy-karrotz Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student General Artist
wall paper. immediately
Dijata Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
Do you have the vector file?
MissAnonyMouse Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
I feel so motivated to cook haha :D
mivion Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm going to print, frame, hang it on my wall and use this as a motivator to make more crystal me--I mean art stuff
lost-in-motion Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
This is amazing! I want it as a poster!
HanDaimond Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the use of blue.
klosx Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
Great! Your work is awsome! ;) (Wink)

I would like you will check my comic about breaking bad on… and follow me on

Thanks so much my friend

Greetings from Mexico ;) (Wink)
Panda-Diablo Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
Fucking beautiful, 11/10.
McJade Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013   General Artist
You're obviously a better science student than I was! I heard the same thing after I first posted the design but decided to leave it in - apparently the labs you see in the show aren't viable, either.
Panda-Diablo Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
Although, I have one tiny  nitpick (as a science student):
You see that squiggly line in the compound drawing? That means that atom can either stick back from you, or towards you. These are called isomers.

The isomer that is the horrible drug is the one that points TOWARDS you:

I'm sorry! Haha, I just can't let these things go. I guess it's the downside to studying o-chem?
Cubemike99 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
Seriously amazing poster. It's got everything: a meth molecule, the main character's face, a witty quote, the well known domicile, and yet it's still striking in its simplicity and minimalism. Could you maybe, possibly, from the goodness of your heart, pretty please with a cherry on top, release the svg? I know you've commented saying you don't release printable artwork, but perhaps after 2 years you've changed your mind? :D
sebastianhaze Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013
great work great design 
DARTHTURDER12 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
hail heisenberg
ERRERR23 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
This is top notch!!
CarlosTheKid Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw, this is amazing!
jayadrath Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
Crown-Wolf Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like this piece and I want to print it on a poster and stick it on my wall! I was wondering if thats okay with you? Not for selling it, or to make any profit or anything. It just looks awesome and I'm a big Breaking Bad fan is all =D
Aibo2 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Great art. :iconthumbupplz:
Teebusters Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Wow! That's way too awesome!
treil1860 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013
I'm not a guy that buys art but I feel more than compelled to have a singed copy.
jewkrlejrkwelr Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
OK, i'm autotracing it and scaling the shit out of it
jewkrlejrkwelr Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
I understand you can't sell it. Could you publish it on an higher resolution for printing? Thanks
BaconMcGreasy Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
553211235S Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
I can't wait to see how this shit will turn out by the end of the series It has been a terrifying show but most ceraintly unique in it's own way.
motocold Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this, good job
SpleeSpree Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
I'd really like to buy this as a poster!
keniakittykat Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
Just to let you know, someone stole your art and is selling it on ebay! [link]
PictoDD Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Nooo! I came here after bookmarking this a while back wanting to purchase a print- is there really nothing you can do to make it available to buy again?

Either way, fantastic work, whether it's on a screen or a print!
AshirogiMuto64 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
aimeefacee Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Please make this purchasable once again!
aimeefacee Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Ohh, I just read below. Sucks. :(
theusedtwinkies Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
Let me know, too if you can get prints made to sell! My boyfriend and I love it!!
DrNuclear Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
Awesome. I would put that on my wall! :)
Clockworkalien Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
Nice work. Very inspirational (in a meth druglord kind of way).
beardedmick Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
I would really like to buy a copy of this? Is there a way to?
McJade Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012   General Artist
I've put my case to deviantart to allow it to be sold. If anything comes of it I'll let you know.
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