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Paul Combs's Blog – July 2012 Archive (4)

VILLAINOUS PLOT

Hollywood movie plots can be so far removed from reality that the viewer has to wonder which planet the protagonist and antagonist are actually playing out their epic conflicts. Mega-bombs, apocalyptic super viruses, shoot-outs were no one runs out of ammunition, or an insane high speed chase through congested city streets. All so extravagant in their role playing…

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Added by Paul Combs on July 30, 2012 at 2:16pm — 3 Comments

BUBBLE WRAP

From time to time I get asked if I ever worry about inuring my hand or eyes fighting fires. My answer is always a swift and confident "no"! My explanation sometimes leaves people puzzled, but I try and explain that if I think about injury, injury will most certainly happen. It's much like an athlete who throws their body into stressful situations with little regard…

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Added by Paul Combs on July 23, 2012 at 12:57pm — 7 Comments

History and Heritage!

While stumbling around the web the other day, I found this Fire Engineering cover from the June,1960 issue. The longer I studied this photo, the greater the sense of pride I felt for being a contributor to Fire Engineering. I began thinking about all the great men whose footsteps I now follow and the rich history and heritage of the fire service. This dramatic photo speaks volumes to me and humbles me as I begin to draw my next editorial illustration.



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Added by Paul Combs on July 16, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

JULY MAGAZINE EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATION

Buy a print of this illustration, visit:
http://artstudioseven.com/page-fire-ems-prints.htm

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Added by Paul Combs on July 10, 2012 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

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