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April 29, 2013
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Halcyon Awaits by tigaer Halcyon Awaits by tigaer
Originally I wanted to go for a more fantasy like approach and create something with a big fortress. Although you can see parts of the original idea in the setup of the final picture it somewhere along the way took the Scifi route. What we see here is intended to be some kind of holiday resort. A place where people go to have some fun, find peace and enjoy nature a bit. Even though I leave interpreations, about what this place really is, open to the viewer. It’s certainly a nice panorama of nature and technology.

Technically speaking it’s my Vue & Photoshop mixture again. This time though I attacked the creation of mountains with Worldmachine. For the structures I used a bunch of models and reworked them to my needs. Among them a couple of Stonemason objects from These give you a great starting ground for your ideas. I also want to mention *Shue13 who created a model after a concept I did. I used that model for the small flyers, zipping about on the right. I already used that in Foundation - [link] which actually got created after this one here. The bridge objects I mainly created with Vector and the Text Tool in Vue. It may sound strange but hey, it worked. =) It's sort of the poor mans modeling tool. It's limited yes, but gets certaing things done well. Overall the creation process was tedious but fun.

This pic also made it into last year’s E-On Software Environment Competition finals. Even though it did not win anything, I still think that’s a great thing, and worth to mention. =)

Vue – Photoshop – 5000px wide

Plate 1 - [link] // Plate 2 - [link] // Plate 3 - [link]
Print Detail - [link]
Wallpapers - [link]
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AerialShadow Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
So cool incredibly detail!
OrphanedSoul Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
what a place to play!
Emilion-3 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Peace awaits.
Bennybeee Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014
You've grown so much homie.
micsasy Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
tigaer! you're a very big and cool creator of landscapes ;) i like and i love all your creations 
Weegeesarus Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Student General Artist
Do you make all the buildings yourself outside of Photoshop? If you do, what program do you use?
mindscapebd Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Breathtaking. Well placed concept, great stuff! :))
harlequinhybrid Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013   Artisan Crafter
I really like the lighting in this
hollyann48 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013
Wow, I am sincerely impressed. It's scifi but could definitely see that being a part of our future at some point. Gorgeous details.
TaeYoongJoongSa Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
WOW F'ING WOW Amazing ...
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