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Behemoth Station by Spex84 Behemoth Station by Spex84
A massive, mysterious installation based on the wreck of a large craft.
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frightmare44 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
is that santa claus?
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Spex84 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013
lol
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:iconemersontung:
emersontung Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
love it! vast expansion of wrecked architectures are always win in my book. :D
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Spex84 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2009
:) I wish places like this really existed so I could explore them. I kinda wish I lived in a place that was better for urban exploration, etc...
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emersontung Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
i know! me too! i've always dreamed of exploring really really vast structures.. back when i was a kid i usually love to wonder around the hotel alone whenever my family went on a holiday.
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E-Squid Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009
I like the contrast of not only size, between the massive wreckage and the small man with his sled, but their colors. He really stands out. :)
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sugg Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2009
I've just stumbled across your pages here and I must say your art is fun, epic sci-fi. I enjoy the mix between paint and 3-d. Big spaces, big structures, so far unrealized complex technologies - GREAT!!!! This image in particular reminds me of another illustration from the 80's which featured a huge starship descending through the (presumably) Earth's atmosphere, over an ocean with a vintage 1492 clipper ship - and the length of the starship is so long that it extends beyond the horizon of the earth!!!! Maybe this is that crashed ship?!- Gus
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dasAdam Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2009
oooh! that is really something :)
very nice piece
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VomitoryFecalius Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
is he coming out of there alive?
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Naga-Shesh Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2009
Hey i have an idea in my head!!

this is santa when he was a teen,and this discovery eventually led to the founding of the the north pole toy factory! :P

Fantastic rendering,can u give me tips how u mesh ur textures into ur paintings so well?
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:iconspex84:
Spex84 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009
Haha, thanks.
for meshing photos, I try to make sure my values are close to the range I want them to be before adding any photo overlays. I tend to use soft light or overlay mode for overlays, and I adjust the levels/brightness/contrast of the overlay so that I get the right amount of overlaid highlights/shadows. Then I erase out the parts of the overlay that I don't want.
After doing overlays, I generally go in with a hard brush to bring out certain details so that it looks more painted, and less like a simple overlay.
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Naga-Shesh Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2009
thanks a lot man,i'll keep what u said in mind
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:iconr7ll:
r7ll Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2009
The brushwork and use of textures on the wreck is amazing.
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slime-unit Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009
absolutely wonderful!
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ZackF Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I thought this was a new one by ~leventep at first! Probably the scale, canvas shape, and the way you used those large shadowed areas. Very nice work man. I really like all the just-barely-visible structures in the middle crack and top right.
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Spex84 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009
Thanks!
I'm a fan of ~leventep's stuff (known as "SamsonReaper" on CGTalk), though I think he sometimes uses too much black! I'd love to be as fast as he seems to be, though.
I actually had a leventep speedpaint in the back of my mind when I did this one...it featured a snowscape with a damaged craft of some sort, and figures in red. Possibly even inspired by the same photographs I was looking at, who knows :D
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ZackF Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Hehe, good stuff. Yeah he's one fast bastard.
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TheUncannyKen Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009
oooh, very cool
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VincentGordon Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009
I really like how the great sense of scale.
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Spex84 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009
Thanks all!
I love the red suit guy too--I saw one of them in a photo of a south pole research base, and just loved the contrast; decided I wanted one too :D
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devilddriver Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009
O wow, very nice touch with the red suit ! Mood is amazing
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strayferret Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
way awesome!
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ATArts Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009  Student Digital Artist
very nice =)
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Moose23 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Freakin' great image. :)
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