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REMAKE: Atomic Man by PaulSizer REMAKE: Atomic Man by PaulSizer
This week's REMAKE challenge from the Warren Ellis WHITECHAPEL boards.
The brief:
"Adam Mann is conducting experiments with the radioactive isotope Uranium-235, and is caught in a "weird chemical accident" giving him atomic powers. He uses these powers to covertly fight crime and Communism as Atomic Man. His powers include super strength, flight, and projecting energy blasts from his right hand. To control and neutralize his power, he wears a lead glove over his hand and takes it off when he wants to turn the powers on. "

My take: another propaganda poster, this time showing the Atomic Man being the new power of world control for the benefit of the USA. Partly a marketing move as well, Atomic Man is shown as a caring, compassionate weapon, protecting the helpless. Because letting a man with a radioactive power hand hold your baby is ALWAYS a good idea!

Pencils/Layout: MangaStudio EX 3.0
Illustration/Type: Freehand MX
Texture/Color Rendering: PhotoShop CS2
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morbiusx33 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010
I love this! It should be a national poster on walls around the USA. Excellent work.
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PaulSizer Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you, I will get right on that, sir! : )
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morbiusx33 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010
Excelletn. I want it done by next week.
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kecen Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2009
Ver effective imagery --- the style reminds me of the Golden Books' adaptions of Disney movie. My one critique would be that perhaps a more "up-down" camera angle would make Atomic Man look more heroic, like certain portrayals of the Statue of Liberty emphasize the torch pointing up by making the viewer angle start at her feet.
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DarkKnightJRK Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Hilarious take--love Atomic Man's "coochy-coochy-goo" face next to the baby's shrieks of fear. I am an evil, evil person. :D
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PaulSizer Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Yes you are, but it's appreciated!
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jackcrowder Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I really enjoyed the style of this piece. Excellent work.
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PaulSizer Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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snaplesugar Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009   Writer
Yes, that is the best thing to do to your child is hand them over to the walking nular reactor lol.

I like the geometrical, shape-ish style of this piece (not sure if that made sens ^^;)

And the idea to make a propaganda poster out of it was certainly creative! :thumbsup: over all!
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