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daprato-art
08-06-2007, 04:47 PM
Hi, here is a 75% Artrage and 25%Photoshop job.
I've use Photoshop to burn, dodge and color-correct some parts, very useful because I'm not very good to get the firt time the proper color. I've start with a photo reference of winter, It gave this, lololol !
Close to 4hours of work.

C&C are welcome:)

jdclay
08-06-2007, 04:59 PM
You have some great talent *Is jealous*. Great color and realistic shading! Can't wait to see more!

D Akey
08-06-2007, 07:25 PM
Man, is that cool or what?

The emissions. . . gotta hate diesel.

Hahah. No. . . trails are a great graphic device, and you've done them really well. I also love the overall color scheme. Reminds me a little of the colors around Cloud City from one of the Star Wars.

My favorite use of smoke in illustrations was always from the boxes of model kits of ships that trailed it against all kinds of great skies. I though as a kid that was the coolest look, and I still do. You got me.

Sort of increases the longing to be there in such a visually lavish environment.

Hope to see more. :D :D :D

jacktar51
08-06-2007, 09:20 PM
Oh yes!!!.....This is great stuff,I do love this kind of painting,with an artist in full flow,and all that skill showing out....very well depicted,excellent use of light......,great picture.......Jack.

ÄlveKatt
08-06-2007, 09:59 PM
Ooooh. More space opera goodness!

You did real well. I wish I could draw like that.

Nika
08-06-2007, 11:19 PM
Great work :)

Bumble
08-07-2007, 02:43 AM
Wonderful Colours...I love it :D :D

RobertSWade
08-07-2007, 04:50 AM
Perfect in every way for the dust jacket of a sci-fi novel.

tinzo
08-07-2007, 05:49 AM
Hi daprato-art, really enjoyed your work. the picture reminded me of 'Flash Gordons' space craft, I suppose it's the great smoke trails you've achieved.

If your too young to remember Flash Gordon, I apologize. :lol:

P.s. Love how you've done the background.

DoodLS
08-07-2007, 06:28 AM
4 hours very well invested. Thank you for sharing, it's such a strong colorful paintin. The emissions give it a great perspective and are very well done. DoodLS

900fy
08-07-2007, 06:35 AM
Just fantastic painting! I love colors of clouds and the sky. And the mood of this painting is just great!

felfish
08-07-2007, 03:01 PM
great image- futuristic and reminds me of retro at the same time because the smoke trails.

rik
08-07-2007, 05:37 PM
Awesome painting great atmospherics.

pai
08-08-2007, 07:14 AM
Beautiful painting and love the color palette. More please. :D

daprato-art
08-09-2007, 02:34 PM
Thx to All :)

D Akey // I'm happy that you like it, me too since i'm young I like the space ship with lot of smoke trail and Sounds even if they're in space. lol

tinzo // Flash Gordon, I'm 27 and no, I already heard about him, but I need more ''culture'' about this famous character.

Thx