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Post Apocalyptic Perth by SimonBoxer Post Apocalyptic Perth by SimonBoxer
This matte painting started as a photo of buildings on Lake St in Northbridge (a suburb in Perth, Australia). My first point of business was removing all trees.

This is actually pretty teched up with some semblance of machinery and a rustic wind powered generator. A subtle inclusion I thought.

This is long after the change of ~life as we know it~. Long enough to salvage, rebuild and reappropriate technology. I see it as an optimistic concept though. The guy’s half-suit is pretty high tech, implying a distant future… Additionally, mankind is not extinct!
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Given 2012-10-15
Post Apocalyptic Perth by ~SimonBoxer ( Suggested by Pheotive and Featured by Thiefoworld )
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Jburns272 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice.
Post apocalyptic versions of cities like New York or Washington DC have been overdone to death I think. I'm very happy to see one of a different city. :)
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IVbenjamin Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love junk-punk theme like Fallout :D weird I havent seen this artwork even though I've watched you quite awhile now hahah
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Oh, how bout that! ha
It's on the last batch of business cards I got printed, too.

Haven't heard the term junk-punk before but I like it. I'm going to adopt it.
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IVbenjamin Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah just found it out recently from an artist, she made a character design based on Fallout. "junk Punk style" she said. I googled it and yeah Its pretty much in that area, So i've been in love with junk punk all along, and I've been calling it "fallout theme" XD
Oh! speaking of Fallout I've recently done a Fallout New Vegas artwork,here:[link] .no one actually given their thought of it yet so I hope you could check it out? if you have the time :)
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LadySpew Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
Coincidentally, i visited that street today and then got home and found this pic on the front page.... what are the chances?
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hah, serendipity!

Hey if you live in Perth you should check out this Perth sketch group:
[link]
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BluAmu Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
I really like this. :) nice job.
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thankyou!
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DRunkCoWBoy69 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
The white and black on the soldier and the orange symobly remind me of Half-life, if nobody had said that yet. Great job =)
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Heh, maybe something crept in subconsciously. Massive fan of Half-Life. Thanks!
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Calisaroa Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
There are so many artworks of "Post-Apocaleptic Earth". Finally, one of Post-Apocaleptic Perth!
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hah yes, such an isolated city and now in the spotlight. Thanks for the kind words :)
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Calisaroa Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
Very original! A well-deserved DD!
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
love this...nice toning and composition! like the concept too...only the strongest will last..
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, dude! Tech up with what you've got or be left for dust.
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GrammarshineHyena Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, wow. It's so awesome! OuO
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thankyou !
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GrammarshineHyena Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome. :D
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hah, I almost feel like I'm getting tickled every time I see your avatar.
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GrammarshineHyena Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
lawl. x3
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JamminJo Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic work of art, wonderful details :love:

Congratulations on your DD :)
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much! Super exciting.
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JamminJo Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Welcome :)
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wdnest Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Professional Writer
Congrats on this - I have been to Northbridge and not sure of the buildings. Hope Northbridge does not end up this way. Congrats on the DD.
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
Yes, here's hoping it remains an alternate reality.
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wdnest Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Writer
I am sure it will :-)
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Navid-Navesto Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student General Artist
I love Perth, and I love you.
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Haha, thankyou for the bulk loving. It is reciprocated.
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Navid-Navesto Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student General Artist
Ohh.. reciprocations....
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LCVII Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Seems to have something of "District 9" here... nice work.
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ASkinnyWhiteGuy Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
Reminds me of Fallout 3. Good job.
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changingcactus Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
the dusty distant future. i specially like that guys tech suit.
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pasztorgergo Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student Writer
LOVE IT!
Somehow reminds me of Borderlands...
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TaNa-Jo Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Beautiful artwork :happybounce:
This Picture was invited to be featured in our Featured Folder Slideshow in our Group :la:

You are cheerful invited to join us and share your beautiful artworks

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#All-Art-Wanted
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RavenMaverick Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
That is so cool. I live in Perth and that is so AWESOME. congrats
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Oh thanks! Go Perth crew!
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FantasyWench Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's awesome man! Congrats!
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thankyou, CC!
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FantasyWench Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :D
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Kalliroe Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome :thumbsup:
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askponyhinagiku Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
holy crap!!! i thought i recoignised the buildings!!!!!!!!


(i hang out with friend there ;) good job!!!)
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Oh cool, thanks! I used to live near Lake St :) It has its charms.
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askponyhinagiku Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D man I love lake st!!!))
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skyfireJax Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
Oh yes, I can see whats left of my favorite bookshop <vbg> Just another night in Northbridge !!! [link]
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yes, all the drunks were out that night.
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Nyiana-sama Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
:la: Congrats on the daily deviation!
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yay, and there's a dancing fluro blob to celebrate.
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KyaniteArcher Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I live in Perth, and I've seen those buildings before I think, and thanks to you every time I look at them I'll be really really scared. D:

But it's pretty cool artwork. I like it and it's going into my Favourites.
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SimonBoxer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hahah, the future is coming! Although it probably won't be as chaotic as this. Probably.

Thanks!
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JenniferMulkerrin Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Professional Photographer
well done!
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