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Anime USA 2011 "Hopeful" by kevinbolk Anime USA 2011 "Hopeful" by kevinbolk
Promotional art I did for Anime USA, an awesome little anime convention Nov 18-20 in Washington DC.

For the five people who don't know, this poster is based on the Barack Obama "Hope" poster (please keep the political commentary to yourself, kthnx). Since the theme this year is "Honor & Duty", which is meant to celebrate folks in public service...firefighters, police, military, etc, I drew inspiration from (or did straight interpretations of) famous patriotic posters.

The other pieces I did for the con:
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:iconmisssnicket:
misssnicket Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Student General Artist
This is such an awesome picture! I love her hair so much!^^

...Also...does anyone else think she looks like Serena/Usagi from Sailor Moon or is that just me?
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DJPiplup Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Student
Really? At first I though of Riza Hawkeye from Fullmetal Alchemist. :l
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:iconmisssnicket:
misssnicket Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Student General Artist
Well she looks cute regardless
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:icondjpiplup:
DJPiplup Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011  Student
agreed :)
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:iconpyschokitty101:
pyschokitty101 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011   Artist
i love anime and i love this picture.
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:iconvmcampos:
vmcampos Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it!
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:iconbiddybuddy:
Biddybuddy Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Student General Artist
well done kevin.
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:iconhalfdragonhal:
halfdragonhal Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
usatan is hot
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:icondust-bunny:
dust-bunny Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is awesome, what a great idea!
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:iconpanda-spirit:
Panda-Spirit Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Student General Artist
I really love this character (:


:heart:
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:iconprincessdaisyfloral:
PrincessDaisyFloral Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011
Oh cute poster, I like her appearance. She's got my vote too!
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:iconplaycircus:
Playcircus Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I hate anime.
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:iconanimemother:
AnimeMother Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Nice.
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:icondarkx1122:
DarkX1122 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011
My anime fanatic friends need to see this. :D
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:iconcanadianeggroll:
CanadianEggroll Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This just screams "American." Great job!
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:iconarte-the-catboy:
Arte-the-CatBoy Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I fave this entire thing.
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:iconforestmurmurs:
ForestMurmurs Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thats alfred's sister
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:iconveh-chibibellezza:
Veh-ChibiBellezza Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
i thought the same thing~! :D
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:iconforestmurmurs:
ForestMurmurs Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol
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:iconyellowsmoke321:
yellowsmoke321 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful
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:iconthe-art-person:
THE-art-person Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw this and immediatly thought " kevin bolk" and awesome drawin :D
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:iconazureallure:
AzureAllure Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
hay, it's the netherlands flag!
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:iconrc360:
rc360 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
The color scheme really caught my attention. Great job on the poster.
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:iconomgyaoihotness:
omgyaoihotness Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
hetalia moment. derp.
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:iconhula121:
Hula121 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Now that's a hope I can believe in!
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:iconhappyhappy167:
happyhappy167 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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:iconminty-illusion:
Minty-Illusion Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!
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:iconmarzipaz:
Marzipaz Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
I sorry to say it but... french flags... french flags everywhere :L
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:iconkishykashy:
kishykashy Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
Netherlands flag too. the colors are common for flags i guess :P
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:iconhereticalrants:
HereticalRants Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011
More of a Netherlands flag, really. If those are French flags then they're upside down.
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:iconhula121:
Hula121 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Lighter blue, it'd be Luxembourg.
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:iconmarzipaz:
Marzipaz Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011
well there's alot of light blue here too ;)
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:iconshadowdog25:
Shadowdog25 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
AMERICA!
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:iconblacksnowwonderland:
BlackSnowWonderland Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really cool! Awesome job. :)
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:iconaloixe:
Aloixe Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
hehe, nice style and choose of colours, it really feels like the original poster xD
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:iconobeliskgirljohanny:
Obeliskgirljohanny Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
how did u learn to do that???
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:iconarsondadko:
ArsonDadko Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I guess this one was unavoidable ^^
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:iconshadowmarioking:
Shadowmarioking Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
Kevin, I'm jealous of your drawing skills now.
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:iconjasa159357:
Jasa159357 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Kevin i think something is wrong when you keep drawing yourself as a hot girl
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:iconrolox:
RoloX Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
beating a dead horse!!!, you're doing it right!

nbaaa, i'm just troilling around, i'm sure there is a good reason why you keep mesing aroud with the same thing over and over again
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:iconlord-fausto-viii:
Lord-Fausto-VIII Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
I would definitely vote for her!
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:iconravenheart98:
RavenHeart98 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Student General Artist
Very cute, Kevin! :3
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