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To my amaze, while I was working and listening to random YouTube shenanigans, one particular video stole my full attention.



Brazil is up there, competing with China and Russia on which one is the most sick violent distopia of a country.
That amuses me. Not the sick violent distopia thing, I'v goten over it long ago as I live in one of the most deadly citys in the world ( 26th place of 2015 acording to this international ONG: www.seguridadjusticiaypaz.org.… , meaning there are places under ISIS control that are statistically safer than where I live). What amuses me is the international recognition.

Here, police can be 10 times worse than common outlaws (more so if you're black or poor), we have organized crime so good they have politics representing them and are able to completely shut down our most industrialized state (São Paulo), in a wave of violence so great, the governor had to 'make a deal' for it to stop. We already had a crime syndicate of doctors and public servers in our public health system being charged for killing patients and selling their organs. Past elections almost half a ton of cocaine was busted by our federal police, the owner of the drug helicopter is a politician, the farm they were is his fathers', and just close of where the police decide to apprehend the drug there is an airport built with public money (against the law) in the private land of one uncle of a politician to "coincidentally" be an old time friend of the helicopter owners and have a fame of being a cocaine addicted playboy. This cocaine snorting playboy has a broad number of media companies (TVs and radios) and was running for presidency, and is now head chief of his party... Let that sink in...

Our media is so good at (not) advertising, most people don't have a clue of how f*cked up we are. If you ever heard of brazilian people as glee, quotes happy people...no, we're not. It seems like laughter on the surface, but most likely we are a country of lunatics that have to laugh off all the terrible things or we may loose our minds for good.
  • Mood: Amused
  • Listening to: Emicida
  • Reading: H.P Lovecraft
  • Watching: The world slowly crumble
  • Playing: Star Wars Jedi Outcast
  • Eating: fruits
  • Drinking: water
Desert Vehicle Concept1 by TX-aster
Desert Vehicle Concept1
Concept for a short story I may or may not finish in my life time -_-
Made in 2015, only had the time to upload it in 2016.    
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War Against Disease by TX-aster
War Against Disease
Made for a advertisement against mosquitoes named 'Aedes Aegypti'. Those little vampires are the vectors for 3 nasty diseases that can kill or ruin someones life, Dengue, Chikungunya fever or Zika virus.
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Cirio 2015 by TX-aster
Cirio 2015
Every second sunday of October my city holds one of the biggest catholic celebrations in the country (Círio de Nazaré), and we have a dubious moment of holidays and an insane amount of work. This was one of the propositions for an ad to a radio channel, this was not the chosen final one, but as my favorite it's the one i'll share with you guys.

The briefing was to make two microphones and stands to look like the image of the Virgin Marry and Baby Christ... Imagine my inner scream when I heard what they wanted from me, but I have to say, it ended better than I expected. Here's a photo of the Image near the temple www.jacundatudodebom.com.br/fo… and the image alone:  www.viagensdefe.com.br/wp-cont…
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To my amaze, while I was working and listening to random YouTube shenanigans, one particular video stole my full attention.



Brazil is up there, competing with China and Russia on which one is the most sick violent distopia of a country.
That amuses me. Not the sick violent distopia thing, I'v goten over it long ago as I live in one of the most deadly citys in the world ( 26th place of 2015 acording to this international ONG: www.seguridadjusticiaypaz.org.… , meaning there are places under ISIS control that are statistically safer than where I live). What amuses me is the international recognition.

Here, police can be 10 times worse than common outlaws (more so if you're black or poor), we have organized crime so good they have politics representing them and are able to completely shut down our most industrialized state (São Paulo), in a wave of violence so great, the governor had to 'make a deal' for it to stop. We already had a crime syndicate of doctors and public servers in our public health system being charged for killing patients and selling their organs. Past elections almost half a ton of cocaine was busted by our federal police, the owner of the drug helicopter is a politician, the farm they were is his fathers', and just close of where the police decide to apprehend the drug there is an airport built with public money (against the law) in the private land of one uncle of a politician to "coincidentally" be an old time friend of the helicopter owners and have a fame of being a cocaine addicted playboy. This cocaine snorting playboy has a broad number of media companies (TVs and radios) and was running for presidency, and is now head chief of his party... Let that sink in...

Our media is so good at (not) advertising, most people don't have a clue of how f*cked up we are. If you ever heard of brazilian people as glee, quotes happy people...no, we're not. It seems like laughter on the surface, but most likely we are a country of lunatics that have to laugh off all the terrible things or we may loose our minds for good.
  • Mood: Amused
  • Listening to: Emicida
  • Reading: H.P Lovecraft
  • Watching: The world slowly crumble
  • Playing: Star Wars Jedi Outcast
  • Eating: fruits
  • Drinking: water

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Alexandre Mattos Borges da Costa
Artist | Professional | Varied
Brazil
I´m a design college graduate, and i just frikin love drawing. Done it all my life and don´t think i can do any other thing for living.If you like it, thanks^^
If you don´t, sorry for not doing it better.

I'm currently working at a marketing agency as an Art assistant and have classes in the weekends, so I paint in my little free time at lunch and so on. Sorry for not having many updates or new paints veary often.


Current Residence: Belém
Favourite genre of music: mpb, mpp, jazz, boça-nova, rock & metal \m/
MP3 player of choice: any
Shell of choice: cloister
Favourite cartoon character: Art from Sequential Art
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ShaneTheWolf Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Here is the newest Ref sheet of "Akira" he is the main character in my fiction

shanethewolf.deviantart.com/ar…
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Ithildin-dA Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the Fav- I really appreciate it! I'm happy you liked that snippet of creative writing. Writing Emote - NaNo5 
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TX-aster Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
No problem =)
It was really good and deep for such a short tale. 
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KeIIion Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
hello i invite your artwork for shane in some groups^^
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TX-aster Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
No problem. I come to give my ok every little free time I get =]
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KeIIion Featured By Owner May 11, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
hehe  you get a some concurrent ^^


2020AD Cover by Jugg4
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TX-aster Featured By Owner May 11, 2015  Professional General Artist
The more, the merryer.
And He's getting improoving, good to see that =]
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KeIIion Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
thank you

Shane (had ) open now kickstarter and patreon to pay a comic

He search now on a Artist interest? :D 
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TX-aster Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Professional General Artist
Yes, he sent me a note. Sorry for the late reply, my home computer is dead so I have only my phone now beside the computer at my job. I can not make the comics but i may be able to make some concept paints and ilustrations.
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ShaneTheWolf Featured By Owner Edited Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Have you a battle idea for humans against Lupains ?

Also some military scenes



Lupain Heavy Infantry have you a full size of it?
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