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Working For The Rat Race by bryanhible Working For The Rat Race by bryanhible
Acrylic on canvas 36x24"
From the series "Life's A Game"
Fans of ska revival band The Specials will spot a couple of references here.
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Given 2014-05-21
Working For The Rat Race by bryanhible is a painting that showcases the tremendous amount of talent an artist has when it comes to hyperrealism. ( Featured by ArtByCher )
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Blacksand459 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This. Is. Gorgeous. 

Both in its exemplary execution, and its statement of reality. Congrats on a well-deserved DD!!! :clap:
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bryanhible Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
Thanks very much for the great comment! :)
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Blacksand459 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! :)
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T-equio Featured By Owner May 28, 2014
perhaps the best work so far from you on dA.

:+fav:
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 28, 2014
Thank you! :)
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quickmind Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
Amazing work. I love it!. 
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
Thank you! :)
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SomniVision Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Love the details on the edge of the board and subtle reflections. Well done :)
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
Thanks very much! :)
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bear48 Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Professional
nice
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
Cheers! :)
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MissKingdomVII Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
My childhood! Mousetrap! And as everyone else said, I too thought this was a painting. Amazing. :)
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thanks very much! :)
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Agent505 Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Professional Writer
Congrats on the DD sir :)
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thank you! :)
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thanks very much, I'm chuffed! :)
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Evershear Featured By Owner May 21, 2014   Photographer
Amazing work
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thank you! :)
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DrCaptPepperGirl Featured By Owner May 21, 2014   Filmographer
I thought it was a photo until I read that it was a painting.  :O

The lighting, shading, and the amount of detail of this painting is done really well!!
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thank you very much! :)
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DrCaptPepperGirl Featured By Owner May 23, 2014   Filmographer
You're welcome.  :D
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meeselax Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I-I-I really thought this was a photo!
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thank you very much! Great compliment :)
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meeselax Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!! ^^
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MisterKoolaid Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
So real looking it's nearly debatable ! 
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Haha, thanks very much! In real life my paintings are more obviously painted, the compression on websites always makes them look a little more 'photo-like'. Thanks! :)
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MisterKoolaid Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Keep it up! I envy your realism! 
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Cheers! :)
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Kazolex Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student General Artist
You've officially blown my mind. This really looks like a photograph. 
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thanks so much!
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Kazolex Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome! Keep up the great work! 
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Kage-wolf13 Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I would have never guessed in my entire life that this was a painting- I thought it was a photograph, holy crap!
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Great compliment - thanks! :)
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Gummy-Bell Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I thought this was a picture!!! :noes:
Wow, pretty awesome work, love the little rats
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thank you very much! :)
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WingDiamond Featured By Owner May 21, 2014
:sing: I'm Not Part Of the Rat Race!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmgWrl…
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
:D
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pozolegirl Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A PAINTING?! THIS IS A PAINTING?! D: .... :iconcannotevenplz:
Wow. Bravo.
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Haha, thank you very much! :)
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pozolegirl Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! It really was great!
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TokoWH Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy crap, I thought this was a picture until I read the DD comment.

Congrats on the well deserved DD! :thumbsup:
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thank you very much! :)
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TokoWH Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. :)
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sakpalamey Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't believe you! I thought this was a photograph... How??!!
Just keep working, man. You're winning the rat race.
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Oh, thank you so much! :)
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bloedzuigerbloed Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Painting? HOW?!
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Haha, cheers! :)
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Do7anii Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, well deserved DD :)
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bryanhible Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Thanks very much! :)
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