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December 18, 2008
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Canon
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Dec 3, 2008, 8:28:53 AM
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SketchBook 02 by Akajork SketchBook 02 by Akajork
SketchBook 02,

Speedpainting ~ 40m

Same sketch serie as: [link]
Both these sketches are based on pencil sketches I did first to lay out my composition. I'm starting to enjoy doing these a lot.

Akajork
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:iconnistelrooy321:
I think I enjoy this work the most out of the 3. The city on the mountain is fantastic. Even if only some of the buildings in the town below are slanted slightly, it doesn't detract from the picture, but adds a sense of those who live there are poorer than those who live on the mountain.

A book from the book series, Myst, seemed to spring in my mind when I tied the person on the animal into the picture. Shame I forgot the book's name.

Anyway, your futuristic touch fits well into the environmental setting. I can't explain why, but it just works...

If anything, maybe more of those grey mists (maybe a little lighter?) above the lone person on the animal. Possibly more of the mist higher up on the mountain to better fill up the right and so you get that early-morning rolling mist.

Very good job on this one. =D
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:iconakajork:
thanks.. I really like this one myself because of all the weird contrasts.. also your comment about the poor city in front is exactly what my idea was :) I really glad you could see that! Cheers
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:iconnistelrooy321:
I know asking is dangerous, but a follow-up of this painting (maybe from a different angle...?) would be extraordinary. You could do much with this, really. Much more. =) Besides, you do an awesome job anyway.
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SoulSaviour Dec 19, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know a place which looks almost the same
[link]

its in greece :P
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:iconxtyzex:
Xtyzex Dec 18, 2008   Digital Artist
your's works are amazing.. Fav :D

this design its very very beatiful and original
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:icondustycrosley:
dustycrosley Dec 18, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Great lighting and color palette...:) Excellent for 40 minutes!
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:iconsackrilige:
Great stuff! I love the little details like the spaceships flying in/out of the city.
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priteeboy Dec 18, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice lighting on the mountain, it doe slook a bit "comic-book-ish" but maybe that's why it looks so cool, sinc eit's very clean and modern looking for a speedpaint 8-)
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:iconakajork:
haha I know what youre saying.. I dont know why but thats my painting style :P I just cant paint as loose as a lot of artists do.. even when I sketch quickly I always sketch in bigger refined forms :P Thanks dude
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:iconsynax444:
Very nice man, I like the way you did the mountain.
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