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Keep Calm And Carry On

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I am kinda getting into doing type posters myself now :D
i found this one over at Moleskinerie.com and loved it so much i just had to redo it! :XD:
This was a World War 2 British Propaganda Poster, made for cheering up the people. You can sooo transfer this on our times today, it is pretty cool.
Let me know what you think :w00t:

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"Inspirational Poster" at Moleskinerie.com

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retrocat1's avatar
I truly love this. I live by this quote and you have just made in even better. Great job.
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jcroxas's avatar
Hello Anne, do you still have the blue green version of this? :)
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mh, I may have it somewhere. but theres a chance I only have the other version for journal CSS :B
MartinSilvertant's avatar
I knew I saw this before though I never knew it was a WW2 poster. Nice remake, and well done typography.
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yeah, it's been done before and keeps being done :lol:

thanks :) (See, no small caps there :P)
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Asher-Bee's avatar
hey sweets can i possibly use your piece as a print showcased in the Show Your Deviant Style Contest? It's not official that I'd actually use it, but gosh darn it I'd love to use it if I can. ^^
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haha, sure go ahead :eager: :huggle:
Andrewzaye's avatar
I saw a similar done in the style of the old Penguin Classics book cover. I prefer your used look rather than the too clean lines in the Penguin cover. The poster version was rather expensive too.
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Virtu-Imagery's avatar
Since the financial melt down this classic poster has regain is meaning since so many people lost they livelihood and savings.
For many there world came crashing down. For some of us, life got a lot complicated.
Awesome work.
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Aw! I love Your Work!
Would like to buy it in a larger print though, ever thought about offering it in different sizes?
Or is it possible to buy a high-rez copy from you and print it out on my own?
(Pleace don't think I'm a retard, I'm just from Sweden - that's why my english sucks) =D
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thank you :huggle:

unfortunately i only made it the size you can see ^^;
i may try to redo it in a bigger size :)
but atm i dont have the time to do so :hmm:
Oh, well, I might go along and buy this one then :D

Thank You anyways :)
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noseln77's avatar
:+fav: fav it!!!

Nice work... I make a t-shirt with that message long before I saw this
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thank you :hug:

yeah it's a very popular quote to work with :nod:
i've seen it on dA a couple of times :)
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