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Courage Today Victory Tomorrow by MarkuzR Courage Today Victory Tomorrow by MarkuzR
This project was actually a bit of a nightmare. Being a huge fan of Fallout 3, I wanted to hang some of the retro-futuristic propaganda art in my office but, alas, couldn't find any. The "Courage Today, Victory Tomorrow" in-game posters always excited me and so I decided that I would try recreating the in-game poster in great detail and large enough that it could become a wall feature.

I had to play through the game until I came across one of the posters on a wall, and then used my digital camera to take a photo of the screen (I was playing on XBox through a projector, and didn't have a capture card at the time). I then had to try and replicate every aspect of the poster as accurately as possible.

My original attempt was all wrong as I couldn't really see much detail on the Brotherhood Paladin and, instead, sketched it out by sitting in front of my own full size Brotherhood statue. It wasn't until shortly thereafter that I found a version of the poster online (albeit rather small) and could see that I'd used far too much detail in the Brotherhood soldier. I therefore scrapped everything that I'd done (which I've also added to this gallery as a sketch) and started again with less detail but more accurate to the original in-game poster.

The finished artwork is 8858 x 9466 pixels on a 75cm x 80cm canvas. Created entirely in Photoshop CS2 using a Wacom Intuos A3 tablet.
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TALONRIDDER Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
i like this
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die-by-my-hand-115 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
this is so cool
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Sketchy-Wretch Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wanna hug your face for doing this :D
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AmpersandBand Featured By Owner May 24, 2012
You said you created this with the intent of making posters for your office? Are you selling posters of your Fallout artwork?
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Carbon6895 Featured By Owner May 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
dude.............truly awesome....va bene..va bene.......grazia for the sweet pic to look at :)
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KuyaKoopa Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2011  Student Photographer
Great detail.
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FourSquaredSixteen Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
Wow!! Looks fantastic! Any chance you might put this up for sale in a DA print shop? I've been looking for this poster online all over the place but most of the original prints have been sold and they haven't made more unfortunately. Either way though, you did a great job man, congrats!
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motocrycler Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I-want-this-poster!
Where can we found the damn big poster :D?
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leveleditor1 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
This is tight! thumbs up man
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emeryaxiom Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perfect job, It looks just like the actual poster in the game. You have a full sized Brotherhood Statue? You're so lucky. :XD:
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