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Old 17-10-2013, 11:22 AM   #1
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ignacio - UnEarthly City Scape - 2d enviornment

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Still not clear what to do but I would like to join. I should have time over the weekend to put together some ideas. So far I know I want to do a city in some other world. I am leaning towards the fantasy side but I could end up going scifi. About elements, it would be either a city where water is the main element or a desert like environment where sand would be the main element. I am not sure yet.
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Old 20-10-2013, 03:45 PM   #2
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Starting point

I have been playing around with the two ideas I had. Either a city where water is the main element or a white city in the desert. I also need to include some 'out of this world' elements. So far I know that I want to include as the main focal point a kind of Cathedral. So here is a dirty sketch and the two starting points for both landscapes. A collage of shapes, brush work and photo textures.

I plan to develop both at the same time a bit more to see where they go. Right now I am leaning towards the desert city.
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Old 27-10-2013, 07:57 PM   #3
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Here goes an update. I think I am going to settle on the desert city, although it has evolve a bit towards the scifi side. Still in grey scale, although I have already a few colour tests. I will post them as soon as I have something decent.
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Old 28-10-2013, 04:45 AM   #4
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that last one looks real good. The pillar of light from the second sketch needs to find a home in whatever you make in the end.
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Old 28-10-2013, 02:34 PM   #5
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Thanks! Yes, I think I am going to drop that version and work on the city scape. Lets see how the coloring goes.
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Playing with colours. Not sure where its going. I always have trouble at this stage. Any tips are welcomed
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An update.

I am also playing around with the idea of putting the city inside some kind of dome. I dont know, I need to do something with this
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if you go withthe dome idea, don't have it block our view. Just show it off in the distance. or something.
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:51 PM   #9
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Yes, you are probably right. I am looking for something to put in the foreground and cant think what
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I have run out of time and ideas I think this is what is going to go as my final image.

My element is supposed to be sand, I guess, since I wanted to make some kind of city in the desert. I wanted to have a big building as the focal point, and I went for some kind of Cathedral. The city is surrounded by a medieval type of wall. I dont know if this land is somewhere in the past or future. I picture it in the future, but the style is old. Something along the lines of the city in Stargate.

It was fun but difficult, landscapes are hard Good luck to everyone !

Do we have to upload the final image somewhere else ?
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I read that you need some kind of progress shots. So here are mine.
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