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TankTaur
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Pro-Demoman Propaganda Poster by TankTaur, visual art

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  • Finland
  • Deviant for 12 years
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Favourite Visual Artist
M. C. Escher, Salvador Dalí, Auguste Rodin, William Turner, René Magritte
Favourite Movies
2001: A Space Odyssey, The Matrix, Dr. Strangelove, Brazil, Being There, The Lord of the Rings, Lawrence of Arabia, The Truman Show, Wall-E
Favourite TV Shows
The Twilight Zone, Futurama, Lost, Breaking Bad, Monty Python's Flying Circus
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Sibelius, Dvorak, Shostakovich, Liszt, Chopin. Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Metallica & Pink Floyd.
Favourite Games
The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time & Majora's Mask. Warcraft III. Everything by Valve. Bastion. Bioshock.
Tools of the Trade
Photoshop, small pen tablet, pencil & paper
Other Interests
Film, music, science, thinking and doing silly voices
So, I've mostly left this place behind after I started studying 3D animation, keeping all artwork to myself. Imagine my surprise when I see my old Team Fortress 2 propaganda poster all over the game news. Apparently it was featured in a Russian documentary about american old war-time propaganda art - except mine is nothing of the sort. I didn't think I successfully emulated the style to begin with, and here I fooled some guy working in television! Or he might've just sloppily googled stuff and didn't read the text twice. Anyhow, it was as hilarious as it was surreal. :D I might start posting some proper stuff here soon, even some posters, th
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Existentialism

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What do bird eat when they are asleep? Are trees made of plastic or stone? Does the cow debate with the sheep? Did the dog lose his mind or his bone? Do clouds sing when the wind is dry? Can fish dance upon wet land? Is the end of our world nigh? None of this I can understand.
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Im addicted to your profile already... eugh..
I mean like the ww documentry brought me here, but browsing through, you make quite good stuff :p
Gratz, you're kind of famous now :P 
Thanks, I guess!
Expanding on what was posted below... Here's the Russian documentary on Youtube. If you watch the first few seconds of the video, you can see that your art was used. www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI4SrQ…, them believing it as American propaganda.

Nice art!
Congradulations! Your art was good enough that a Russian News Agency believed it was actual WW2 propoganda! games.yahoo.com/blogs/plugged-…
How to add friends on deviantart co's i want to add you. Metal Heads united!
I'm not sure, really. Still learning about the features of the site.