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I couldn’t decide which version to draw since each conveys a different atmosphere. The day version focuses more on hope, while the night version focuses more on oppression, so in the end I drew both.

Day Version

~~~Original Description~~~

A scene from Fisheye Placebo.

This image was inspired by a free Breadley Manning protest I participated in. We were a small group of about 20-30 peaceful protesters met by an overkill of riot police. We dissipated peacefully to avoid arrest but the image of facing against a roll of riot police remained in my mind.

For those not familiar with Bradley Manning, he was the one who leaked the Collateral Murder video to Wikileaks. The video details the slaughter of innocent Iraqi civilians and journalists by American soldiers. Amongst the injured were 2 children whose father was killed. When the journalists' families asked about how they were killed, they were lied to. For revealing the true casualties of war, Manning was put into solitary confinement and tortured without trial. Learn more and support the cause at [link]

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:iconkiler97:
kiler97 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015  New Deviant Student Interface Designer
Awesome 
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truptimagic Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Professional Filmographer
love it...!!!!!!
<3
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PunkMikeTaylor Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Night version looks damn amazing!!!!
The wet street, wow :D
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CaretakerBard Featured By Owner May 17, 2015
OoO Excellent work
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:iconbeyondsleepy:
BeyondSleepy Featured By Owner May 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
So apparently these people use this image as the background of an ad-enabled youtube video without crediting you. They do however link to a copy of this image on their facebook page for people to download. I thought you might want to know.
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AshleyKaultizMonroe Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
....I feel like i found the anarchists(for lack of a better term at 11:15pm where i live) i belong with.... <3
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hoodrules1990 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015
That is awesome
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Fap-material Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Da best your work!
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PunkArtist501 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It looks like a piece of art that can be considered iconic.  BTW, I do believe that the riot police were there to control the situation in case the group that you went with resorted to violence.  This protest you mentioned is a prime example of some of our distrust of the government for telling lies.  As a skeptic, I do not always believe in what everyone, including the government tells us; the protest also gives support of the First Amendment right to freedom of the press, even though I do question the type of press that we are given, but I'm not the type of person to yap and complain, I'm more of a silent observer.
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deviantXTYX98 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
O.O I saw your icon and flipped out. Nice art btw! =D
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Creeper202 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!
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:iconmetalalexthunder:
MetalAlexthunder Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
Very nice ^^
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cloakersenpai Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015
Really nice
:D (Big Grin) 
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RoflcopterPilot21 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I tend to see these pictures the other way.
A strong nation rooting out the annoying.
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Warranty4 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent
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Phoenuxx Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015
One of the most beautiful pictures I've ever seen. And with a lot to say as well.
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:iconmaisha737:
maisha737 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! It's beautiful~. May I use it as a wallpaper, please?
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RedWolfRecon Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015
thanks 4 standing up 4 our rights and freedom fuck the police and the government what a bunch of dictators they are.
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:iconsouchie-kun:
Souchie-kun Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015
You're an inspiration.
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:iconakida01:
Akida01 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Student General Artist
So… Beautiful…!
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:iconpitsh:
Pitsh Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015   Digital Artist
brilliant
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Demonwolf37 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Please tell me I'm not the only one who thought this was Alfred Jones for the longest time.  It even looks like his jacket and hair...  I realize now that it's a hoodie and not a jacket, but still.
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Scooterloo9000 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is the greatest pic on deviantART :3
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:iconblakkink:
blakkink Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015
Thak you for this feeling :)
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CreepyAngell Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015
Awesome
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servergara Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
Great!
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RipplesOnStillWater Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I could stare at this picture all day and never stop loving it ^-^ so powerful
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RoarofTheDragon Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you sell posters of this?
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:iconwolven13:
wolven13 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
Ohhh would be awesome if she did! Would love one <3
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:iconnickvilbar:
NickVilBar Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
LOVE IT,ALL OF IT
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Jukonfx Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
such a great image. both visually and mentally
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100chihuahuas Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
A dubstep band named "DOTEXE" is using this image as the cover for one of their albums. I'm not sure if they got permission or not, just wanted to make sure you knew
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skyaileen Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015
It is very awesome it makes people think about Freedom
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NightFaLLOtaku Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Student Writer
I called him The modern warrior. xD 
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NightFaLLOtaku Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Student Writer
Radioactive by Imagine dragons fits here. :) 
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Teufels-Katze Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015
Awesome :happybounce: 
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AnnabethLovegd Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is unbelievably inspiring and beautiful. Thank you for sharing this, it may have just changed my life...
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