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Exiled to Earth

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This is the cover I did for Exiled to Earth, heavy metal band Bonded by Blood's new album. They were really into the idea of conspiracy and the New World Order, so they wanted me to put this together with that kind of symbolism in mind. There's the new taking over the old, and some other subtle hints in there too.

You can check out their site and their music here if you want. There's more info and a bit of story to the whole thing there, as well as a wanted poster I threw together for them.

It was a bit of a technical challenge for me painting something of this scope, but I learned a lot so hopefully I can pull off something even better next time! It was also a challenge knowing this would primarily be displayed at 12x12cm, so that dictated a lot of the composition and details. It's a combination of both matte painting and regular work. Hope you guys like it!
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photonman2150Student Digital Artist
These robots looks like the Geth!
ryebread36's avatar
Kudos. Wish i had my old skill back...stupid new upgrades to digital design studios....

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inkliizii's avatar
I see one of the little hidden bits. :) The license plate says NWO. I'm proud of mahself for noticing some details, lol
Antaria-Nova's avatar
Those android-ish things and the drone looks quite a bit like the recursive drones from the game Global Agenda.
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Letheyann-ElethendylHobbyist Traditional Artist
i love the subtle but not that subtle details :lmao:
Spazkid1997's avatar
Hmm, kind of reminds me of Half Life 2.
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Kuroro7Hobbyist Digital Artist
fantastic!
Phenoca's avatar
The special effects are very nice! And I like how everything is attentively shaded.
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WizardMorticiaHobbyist Traditional Artist
The Demon invasion will be quite shitty indeed. Nice work looks great :)
Putteno1's avatar
only i who thinks those robots, loosely resembles GLaDoS in portal? :)
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RahllProfessional Digital Artist
Haha, I never event thought of that. When I got to them in the painting, because all of them were so tiny, I basically just used simple shapes that would make them easy to read, maybe it was a subconscious move. Love me some Portal.
LSNVaider's avatar
Woooowwww nossa, são os melhores desenhos que já vi. Parabéns pels seus trabalhos!
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MistaSilentKillerHobbyist Traditional Artist
DID YOU KNOW THAT COMPUTERS ARE GETTING SMARTER EVERY YEAR
GET READY GUYS WE GOT COMPANY IN THE FUTURE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ryebread36's avatar
Let me add, that this is the best art i have EVER seen in my life! I am in love with futuristic stuff and this really tops it! You have really outdone yourself! What system did you use to create it? Or software, whatever... thanks!
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danieljerusalen10Hobbyist Photographer
woooooooooooooooowwwwwwwww
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ThEfOrCeToNkSHobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome, epic, intense, etc, etc

lolz :giggle:
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disco-frenzzy19Student Photographer
one of my favorite futures
flipflopbum1785's avatar
dude that looks amazing!!!!!
tattoosbynazareth's avatar
It's no conspiracy anymore... just do a little reading.
That aside... Really good work. Any chance of seeing more like it?
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SuperSmurggerHobbyist Digital Artist
Man, you're really a god !! I wonder how you can do pics like this !!
LordoftheBling-XXL's avatar
this is great shit man! u coulda done maybe an hour of research on the new world order or some of there actual symbols though.
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