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The Expedition by tigaer The Expedition by tigaer
Vue is your friend! When you’re not exactly the most talented painter then Vue really helps you to create a base for your idea. The weird rock formations/mountains were quickly modelled in C4d and imported to Vue. Ecosystems added a plantlife quickly and kaboom… it’s rendered. Then the fun can happen in Photoshop. This painting is, again, some sort of training piece. Basically i wanted to create a strangely familiar, yet exotic, looking place. It’s also a different colorpalette. Surely a nice addition to my portfolio. When you check the plate (link beneath the description) you will notice how much work was done in Photoshop. Basically i used digital painting to extend different elements and got me some good photo textures to add the level of detail i wanted. The ships were added late in the process and are completely painting. Now i would love to explore this planet with one of those ships!

Hope you enjoy this world as much as i do!

As always... fullview recommended.

intuos3 - 10hrs - 3500px wide - photoshop - vue

wallpapers as usual here: [link]

Vue Plate: [link]
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absolute-chaos Featured By Owner May 8, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, so how much of that detail is photoshop brushed and how much of it was matte painting with photos?
billndrsn Featured By Owner May 8, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
GREAT ART!!...:)
sixwings Featured By Owner May 8, 2009  Professional Photographer
Love the colors and epic feel to this... I would love to explore this place as well. Instant fave! :D
jackkoho Featured By Owner May 8, 2009
I didn't really understand the process part in the comments because I'm not a digital artist, but damn, it worked. This looks like almost some brilliant matte painted environment and I like the way the ships are thrown in to give it that sci fi feel.

I remember when you were drawing those ships by themselves and I am very glad to see them making it into your more complete works now!
tigaer Featured By Owner May 8, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
the ships are a nice addition to add a sense of scale to these paintings. while i think it all still looks a bit flat... the ships help to add that little extra bit that the pic needs. :) glad you like it sir. :) appreciated.
Hameed Featured By Owner May 8, 2009   Digital Artist
Good work, i like the minimalistic look.
Zuboff Featured By Owner May 8, 2009   Digital Artist
Sehr gute Arbeit!!! Kompliment!!
AltaSilvaPuer Featured By Owner May 8, 2009
Simply marvelous!
Mousyman Featured By Owner May 8, 2009
Great work as usual. I've really wanted to test view but I haven't had a lot of time with school lately. And unfortunately I'm not going to school for art :(

Keep it up though. I always enjoy looking at what you have to dish up. :+faV:
wormthingy Featured By Owner May 8, 2009  Professional Filmographer
yeah, vue is great in combination with modeling programs.
I use it to spice up my school assignments, make the models in 3dsmax, render them in vue with sexy atmospheres and lighting :p

Anyway, great way of combining your tools!
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