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Strange News by tigaer Strange News by tigaer
Project name for this one was 'assimilated' until i found a title i had to use for this one. Now imagine mankind will make it some day... and meet other lifeforms (in peace!). How would a technological mix would visually break down the look of a city, that shares human as well as alien technology in its architecture? Of course this is all speculative and imaginary. The title i used is actually a 16min song that followed me through the making of this picture. "...And you will know us by the trail of dead" - Album: Tao Of The Dead. Awesome piece of music. My recommendation.

Now this one is a perfect example of a painter who has no idea what he's doing. He's letting guide himself from what the pic tells him. Excited like a little kid playing hide and seek. Well i basically just sat down and played with brushes and Photoshop. This time i used a plate i shot a few years ago in Berlin. =passacaglia may remember. =D I always knew this material could be useful someday. Now i finally found use for it. I'm pretty surprised what came off of it. Since pretty much nothing of the actual plate is left. Looking back at what i did so far, this pic surely has a unique approach and feel to it.

I think i got a little inspired by the style of concept guys like Sparth or Syd Mead. Everything Photoshop this time. No Vue or 3d elements in here. Well... not exactly. I created some brushes off of some of my scifi Vue buildings. That worked not bad here. The basic pic was done after 2 or 3 days. A lot of time went into (pretty much unnecessary) fine tuning. I had the time and used it to polish certain areas a little more than others. Just for fun.

I personally would say it's one of my best pics. Really enjoyed making it. Hope you enjoy the view too!

Photoshop - 5000px wide - 1 week

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Given 2011-03-24
Strange News by `tigaer Suggester says: "The depth, atmosphere and attention to detail really makes you dive into the world envisioned in this painting. I think this pic defines what science fiction art really is. Discovering new worlds!" ( Suggested by igy and Featured by MacRebisz )
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Wow this is a stunning picture I think it could've been an image of an Alien world on Star Trek or an Sci-Fi TV show.

No you what it's better than that just being a digital matte paiting used as background as a shuttle did a flyover.

It could have been the inspiration to become one of the twelve colonies from Battlestar Galactica.

Stunning imagery, brilliantly done.

So how to drag this comment to a minimum 100 word comment, yeah really struggling with that love the picture just don't know what else to say about it. Other than a good job. keep up the good work, yeah that's done it.
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hobbitshire Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Superb illustration, great detail and fascinating concept. Details, colors and lighting are sharp and well presented.
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OrphanedSoul Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Simply awesome!
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M0N5T3RS Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really stunning picture could well be an image for an Alien planet on Star Trek or a Sci-Fi TV show
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rg-12 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
love it!
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RizarLogic Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012
Featured - Varieties of SF Experience | [link]
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Spartan4317 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
You have satisfied my Grunty Thirst. Congratulations.
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Ellorna Featured By Owner May 22, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
This is...amazing. Great work!
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randomeye713 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011
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I shall join the adoring swarm in awe of this picture
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QAuZ Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011
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tigaer Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thank you :)
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