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WiP...of a larger piece.
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SolidSnake684 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the detail!
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Bludgeonize Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013
That's pretty moto.
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:iconlopeznolan42:
lopeznolan42 Featured By Owner May 21, 2013
awesome work SEMPER FI!
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Worthog117 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
and what is the larger piece?
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LeSsTHaNNoRMxl Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010
SEMPER FI DO OR DIE BROTHA!!! great job i wish u got a better look around the wall though
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:iconthewarmasta:
TheWarMasta Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010
You do awesome work! :iconiloveitplz:
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:icongodlived:
godlived Featured By Owner May 30, 2010
Nice Art .USMC Grunt ...
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:iconchronometrics:
Chronometrics Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2010
Outstanding work!

The only problem I can see is his weapon (assuming this is a US Marine, anyways). Marines are issued the M16A4, although some units still have a few A2s in their armories. He's holding an A3 (with no front sight post), Marines have never used the A3. Also, he has an Aimpoint style sight, Marines only use either iron sights or the ACOG (or RCO, whatever you want to call it).

Still, impeccable work!
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DarkProxy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
M16A4 i remember that gun and the A2
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:iconportalcube:
PortalCube Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
OHRAAH! Your work is appreciated.
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:iconthelastironman:
TheLastIronMan Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
This is my rifle, there are many like it, but this one is mine. My rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life..."
-- The Riflemen's creed
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LEO-Recon Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2009
when this project is finished please send me the link! very great art, hope other art is a good as this! great job! :D :D :D
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:iconbeemer530:
beemer530 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2009
Bravo i love it.
fave
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:iconjim-from-hell:
Jim-From-Hell Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009
great!!!
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:iconusmc-semper-fi:
USMC-SEMPER-FI Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009
Great job! I know your not a Marine but hey i got to say it SEMPER FI!!!
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SciFiArtist Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2009   Digital Artist
Great picture. Semper Fideles
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EspiritDeCorp Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2009
Ohrahh, Awsome looking picture.
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delta-recon13 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009   Traditional Artist
this is pretty sick. good work
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:iconfreezerboi:
Freezerboi Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Uh, your ejection port cover is open bro.
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Nathan1266 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Professional Filmographer
I lol'd
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:iconmarcwashere:
MarcWasHere Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2008
I'm assuming its left open after being fired...unless Marines are drilled to close it after each set of shots...?
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:iconfreezerboi:
Freezerboi Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm just giving you crap dude, we are trained to close it becasue it's suposed to keep dust out, but yea you did a really good job on that. Kudos and Semper FI
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Huntsman97 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008
Damn! I must be gettin' old, a M4 & 4s what the hell are those? I Qual'd back in'91 with the standard issue M16A2 and shot a dissmal 'Marksman' with the 'Tonka toy' in Bootcamp! But, once this 'Desert Rat' figured it out :) I could put 9 out of 10 rounds in a B-Mod target at 500 meters, and have the 4 'Expert' badges. Until about a year ago I had never fired a weapon using the 'Red Dot Scope' but friend had a CAR15 that he had customized himself but was trying to 'Sight in' I Zero'd it at 200 yards and let him 'sight in' the Red Dot, I hate scopes, but once the 'Dot' was on, it was easy shootin'
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trent28o Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
good detail on the gun
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ironjewgod Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2008
That is an Awsome picture man, fuckers like you make me wish I could work with crayolas.
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Tyrezjash Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2008
Yeah AWESOME ^^. It's amazing etc. I just love his gun.
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Freezerboi Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
This is good man. Why isn't he at the ready?
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aspirin111 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
friggin sweet
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:iconridefire:
RideFire Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007
AWESOME :wow:
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:icon0neill:
0Neill Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2007
Looks great. When is it ready?
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baader-meinhof Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2007
beautifull
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Jujinkisan Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2007   Writer
Friggin Sweet Pic!!! love the stock number on the rifle 3/4 was my unit both times i was over there^_^ Jarhead 826 is right...where the front sight post?
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blameworthytragedies Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2007  Student General Artist
You just earned my respect as an artist and fellow combatant.
Thank you for putting something like this up; it
makes me smile! :D
The buttstock, PEQ2, and rail system make this an awesome picture. Good job!! One thing's missing, though: where the fuck is the front side post? :omfg:
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Chris-Supernerd Featured By Owner May 16, 2007   Digital Artist
Woah, thats brutal dude, excellent work :D
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iloveguns Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, the profession of arms....Semper Fi, marines!
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demonko Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2007
coll :D
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Shifty842 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2007   Writer
Although I'm all Army, this picture is damn cool. :judge: 8/10 in my opinion.
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UnicornPoki Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2007
wow!!! reaspect!!!!
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cheeseforthesoul Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2006
Oh, and also...

Hardly ever see red dot or holo sights. Mostly the ACOG now.

But it's still an awesome pic.
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cheeseforthesoul Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2006
Haha, there's even a buttstock number. Awesome.

A note in lieu of the conversation below...

Marines still pack m16a4s. The only people who get m4s are either officers, plt sgts, Recon, scout/snipers, sometimes just random Marines who lucked out I guess. POGs usually have the old a2s, and there's a few commands in the Corps that still do, but by large it's the a4 being used. It's the Army that is going totally to the M4.
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ironjewgod Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2008
Yeah, I'm an Amtracker and I got an M-4. We got a few A-4s for the kids with 203s. I prefer the A-4. Just cause i grew up with it I guess.
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pestbeule Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2006  Professional Interface Designer
Great Pic...Hope to see the rest of it ;-)
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ExplosionAnomaly Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2006   Photographer
Do you use any graphic tablets (Wacom, the works), or is it all freehand in PS?
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deathprince Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2006
I second the comments given by 'mouth'.
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mouth Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm impressed, but curioius.

Most marines use the M4 as opposed to the M16 now a days but you still incorporate the M68(scope), PEQ2 (Infrared Laser pointer on the farthest most par of the barrell), the Surefure light with the pressure sensor, the unit designated buttstock number (34), and the single mag pouch attached to the end of the buttstock on the M16. Im just wondering if youre referancing off a picture, or have been in the service before?


Im impressed with this piece and cant wait to see the final rendition!! +fav
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MarcWasHere Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2006
Yo Spec! i am serving my national service now, but we're using SAR-21s. As per the uh, info tt u've mentioned, haha, i noe most frontline troops in th marines r using th m4...probly th support dudes still haf th 16s left. dunno, i simply drew th 16, cos the stock is easier to draw..altho i try to keep it as true to life as possible. ;p But i appreciate tt sumone actually notices all th detail i put into these stuff! the 3 most common attachments being th trijicon scope, peq n tac lite...:]
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mouth Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well i forgot to mention the flip up rear sight aperature... not a fan of it really but it does work and is convieniant as a last resort i guess you could say if your triji went down. ;) but yes i noticed all your detail. i took a look at it later in my fav gallery and realized that had you not used the 16 the emplacement of the units buttstock number wouldnt have ever been in the pic and it does add its own little piece to the overall picture. again, great job :) and nice to meet a fellow soldier!
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MarcWasHere Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2006
Haha...:] The Triji is a red dot scope right? always liked those...specially the eotech reflex. What unit are u with dude?
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mouth Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes the Triji is a red dot scope. runs off batteries and istn as reliable as one would hope ( at least not in my opinion).

Im with Bravo Troop, 8-10 Cavalry Squadron, 4th Brigade, 4th I.D
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Monkeyboogie Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2005
I just wonder.
Is it made from a sketch?
Or do you like, draw it off a picture?
Just curious.
Cheers!
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