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Title: PT after the PT
Characters: Brosch
Rating: PG for sadly worksafe shirtless dude
Medium: Photoshop and drawing tablet
Notes: Happy belated birthday, dude! Due to my extreme suckage, I had you down for the 26th, but actually your birthday was yesterday. Hope this helps to make up for it? Oh, and this is set during my fic The Phoney War.




For those of you wondering why Brosch has automail, or if you read the header wrong and this is Ed, only with the leg on the wrong side and six inches taller … it's Brosch. Poor dude lost the leg to a nasty gunshot wound in The Phoney War. Lucky for him, Winry still hasn't forgotten he saved Ed back in Lab 5. Enemy has been patiently lobbying for some kind of illo of him enjoying pool therapy/rock pool/Rush Valley hot springs we never heard about.

Comments

enemytosleep
Mar. 26th, 2012 10:46 pm (UTC)
\o/

I lobby for things because they're for the good of your series! I'd like to see someone argue this doesn't improve The Phoney War. XD

But! I am so excited by this. I love the dog tags and military issue boxers (ha! to the placement of the sea-lion thing). I also love the new automail design. Of course, what I love most is how sweet and puppy-like he looks sitting there all adorable like. ♥ I totally am not thinking about tackling him and sucking on his nipples, if that's what you're thinking.

Edited at 2012-03-26 10:47 pm (UTC)
sky_dark
Mar. 27th, 2012 10:16 am (UTC)
Happy Bday U
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 04:42 pm (UTC)
thanks!
a_big_apple
Mar. 27th, 2012 12:46 pm (UTC)
Oh no! Why is your birthday not on LJ? That is the only way I ever remember birthdays! Lol! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Keep your eyes peeled for...something belated. ;)
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 03:27 pm (UTC)
We are all failures to remember the birthday together? >_>
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 04:42 pm (UTC)
I see your uncle has gotten to you.
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 05:16 pm (UTC)
Just think, if you succumb to my attempts to make you to watch Korra, we'll have a whole new bunch of material to threadjack with. XD
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 05:18 pm (UTC)
Oh I want to watch it (we started the first part of that vimeo you sent), but I want to see it in high-def. I can be patient on this for a bit. :D
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 08:36 pm (UTC)
You need to start feeling the Korra magic pronto. I have the first two eps on my computer and I feel a rewatch coming on. Republic City is the city of my dreams, we should all move there. ♥
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 09:24 pm (UTC)
I really need to finish Yuujinchou (last ep aired yesterday) and re-read FMA so that I can get my help_japan written sometime this year. ;;_;; I will definitely be all over Korra soon enough, though!
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 09:32 pm (UTC)
You don't need to reread the whole of FMA for that, you just need to reread the missing chapter between 83 and 84. XD
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 09:35 pm (UTC)
Its been a few years since I've read it last, I think it's time (it'll take me like 2 weeks to do XD). I haven't been inspired to write anything FMA in so long, I think I need to reach deep and stir up that fierce love again.
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 09:51 pm (UTC)
That's what she said?
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 09:55 pm (UTC)
I'll take that. \o/
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 04:41 pm (UTC)
I'm not big on birthdays, so I'd rather LJ not tell everyone about it. ^^; But thank you!
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 03:34 pm (UTC)
Yes, it's all for the greater good.

I love Arakawa for making those the official underpants of the Amestrian military. The new automail design could have got pretty epic if I hadn't had about half an hour to finish this and get it posted. I deliberately kept him all puppyish. Like Havoc, he has absolutely no idea what a hottie he is. And no, I didn't imagine you would be thinking about that at all.

Also, HAPPY BIRTHDAY again and I'm so glad you like it!
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 04:47 pm (UTC)
\o/

Haha, yes, Arakawa never stops being epic. ♥ Also, I'd meant to ask if his leg had a higher carbon rating than usual (or if Winry was using a different alloy that wasn't high in carbon, but still more unusual) given the darker finish his leg has. I know with you it's more likely there is an explanation behind the shading choice rather than an "oops, I shaded it darker for some reason" like I might do. XD I'm trying to recall from the story if she'd talked about the leg in detail, but it's lunch time and it's been a while. I'd have to refresh myself.

Whoops, forgot to say THANK YOU again, I love it and it was totally unnecessary but is very well loved. ♥

Edited at 2012-03-27 04:48 pm (UTC)
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 05:04 pm (UTC)
Actually, this one time, the reason actually is "I shaded it darker then ran out of time to play with shading". XD She doesn't talk about it in-story, but I'm sure Winry quizzed him extensively on what he'd be doing with the leg so she could decide on alloys. Since he's in the army, though, I'm sure she presumed he'd be kicking teh shit out of it/with it so it's something pretty strong. <-- I just explained my way out of it, yay me

I can't believe you just said semi-naked Brosch was unnecessary. XD
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 05:17 pm (UTC)
I've decided that Winry used black PVD to reduce friction (thereby reducing user maintenance as it needs less lubrication), and also to add some strength and endurance to the outer casings as well. <-- There, it's officially been settled. I am so good to you.

OMG, when you put it like that! D: I meant you taking time out of your crazy stupid schedule to draw something was unnecessary. I would have kept lobbying for Brosch in the meantime. ^^;
bob_fish
Mar. 27th, 2012 05:45 pm (UTC)
You are so good to me! Ed will be jealous of the badass black automail.

Haha, this actually only took me an hour or two yesterday evening, and it was fun. XD I'm getting quicker these days.
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 05:56 pm (UTC)
If everyone makes it and Ed sees this leg, he is so going to be jealous. :D
bay115
Mar. 27th, 2012 03:57 pm (UTC)
Better late than never, lol: happy (belated) b-day! :D

Edited at 2012-03-27 03:59 pm (UTC)
enemytosleep
Mar. 27th, 2012 04:42 pm (UTC)
thanks!