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Standby Sentinels by torture-device Standby Sentinels by torture-device
With every new piece in my developing post-cyberpunk IP, I try to explore something new in terms of my artistic expression, and this time it's classic, GITSy anime. A rather serene scene, a snap of a storyboard. Operator is contemplating, and we can see his augments better - in a more animation-friendly, streamlined design.

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Here's a track to go with it, as usual: soundcloud.com/jmm-smith/dr3am…
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Aerohz Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  New member
Futuristic room in a modern world... Nah, something don't seem right.

To me, there's something deeper going on.  I disagree that this is a normal event: based on the environment, this individual must be one of the most technologically augmented beings of his time. Whether or not he's the only one like this remains unknown.

An odd reflection in the window, too: you'd think his back would reflect but, instead, it seems to reflect his upper front body from his left side. Is it all an illusion? Is this guy longing to go back to the older days because his silhouette looms over the modern metropolis?

What about his quarters? He looks as though he sleeps in a bath tub, with the appropriate toiletry adjacent to the interface in front of the window. Can't exactly tell what's hanging on the hanger nearby, maybe a towel or pants? On the desk, a Walkman or MP3 Player? Even all electronics in the room seem to have a blur, out of focus, out of thought.  What DOES stay in focus seem to be the basics: clothes, bedding, the view of the afternoon (or before), and himself, contemplating.

Well, at least the air looks clean in the future. Great job on creating such a wonderful piece of work! Forgive me if I'm not familiar with your other works, I'm just interpreting this one in my own way.
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Audiomaniak Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
И ни одного комментария из серии "I never asked for this"
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torture-device Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
А к чему бы они? Персонаж-то всем доволен и asked for this.
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SECONDARY-TARGET Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice room design and great use of perspective :la:
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thevampiredio Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
very nice!!
but maybe his room could use more things? it looks abit too clean for cyberpunk. :P 
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torture-device Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cuz it's Ikea.
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thevampiredio Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
hahaha!:D
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Marsuwai Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Very well drawn, and I really like the mood of the picture.
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torture-device Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad to hear that)
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TilskKarishma Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love that one.  It's the perfect balance between realistic art and anime.
Haha and the bed looks like a bath tube.))
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