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Moysh
07-23-2006, 08:04 AM
I know this is very late. I just know about the competition yesterday, time is short and I've got an exam coming up.. I really hope I can complete this in time. :sad:

The backdrop for this concept is an incomplete underwater photo-manipulation that I did awhile ago. I thought it fits. The first thing I do is try to sketch out the ruins. I find the architecture from the buildings from http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=mtgcom/arcana/1106 very inspiring and helpful, even though the culture might be different.

I was wondering, the current sketch spots a very vibrant blue which is common in my usual fantasy painting and whether I should resort to a darker, more saturated palette instead.

Moysh
07-23-2006, 12:33 PM
Added some more detail!

GonzaloGolpe
07-23-2006, 01:16 PM
Good luck to you,man it looks great. Iīll watch to your progress:thumbsup:

Inlakechh
07-23-2006, 01:41 PM
the mood of this sketch is great. keep it up.

MPavel
07-24-2006, 11:32 AM
yeah, i agree - mood and depth are just gr8!!

JJASSO
07-24-2006, 06:59 PM
wow this is great! the composition, concept, mood etc, great depth feeling , good luck !

Moysh
07-25-2006, 06:23 PM
GonzaloGolpe, Inlakechh, Mpavel, jamesvfx: Thanks for the dose of encouragements! I need it. :bounce:

I feel sorry for not replying sooner. Been busy with midterm the last 2 days. Today, I am able to dig a few hours into this.

Updates:
- finalizing the sketch on some portions
- trying to get the right color and contrast (while keep reminding myself not to overpaint and ended up too unreal )

I will constantly experimenting with the color. I think the foreground looks quite painterly.

Moysh
08-04-2006, 10:42 AM
Oh no, I've got less than 18 hours to go, if the deadline goes by the East Coast time (can anyone comfirm this for me?). Been spending the last 2 days adding as much detail as possible. I'm so spent now.

95% paint with Photoshop. C&C are welcomed!
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/moysh/mattepreview3.jpg

SweD
08-04-2006, 10:44 AM
wow ! so fast and so great ! congrats ! good luck :thumbsup:

DiM
08-04-2006, 10:46 AM
I like yor final. Good luck!

Moysh
08-04-2006, 10:55 AM
Oh no, it's not done yet.. >< Need to clean up the upper middle, right-most and the nearest rock.

GonzaloGolpe
08-04-2006, 11:23 AM
Come on,man, you can!:thumbsup: Itīs looking great. I send you extra-energy to finish your work,hehe ;)

MPavel
08-04-2006, 09:22 PM
too late for fixing ) But don`t worry! Your work is realy coooool!!! :thumbsup: I like the compozition, colours, mood!


I wish you good luck!

Inlakechh
08-04-2006, 10:48 PM
great entry ... the only thing I don't like is the bright light on the rocks ... could be ice.
Good luck to you.

mordecaidesign
08-05-2006, 02:19 AM
Awesome composition and depth. Very cool concept on the perspective.

Wishing I could see this with more photo and textures though.

Moysh
08-05-2006, 05:00 AM
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/moysh/theForgottenAtlantis.jpg

Moysh
08-05-2006, 05:18 AM
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/moysh/theForgottenAtlantis2.jpg

Moysh
08-05-2006, 05:58 AM
Submission1 (top) " A photo shot taken deep sea "

Submission2 (bottom) " An art with photoreal details "

Background: Once a glorious civilization, the city of Atlantis sank beneath the sea after a catastrophic-proportion disaster. Millennia after, the knowledge and culture of the Atlantian had faded with time. The light of the once proud city shines still, penetrating the deepest depth in the ocean.

Procedure: I spent the last 3 days painted most of what seen using Photoshop7 and only used a stock for the rock texture in the upper left, refered heavily for the temple in the bottom right and the jellyfish. Definately gained alot of insight as well as coping with my stress.

Bottomword: I would like to thank everyone who has given me support and the many other great submissions here for the inspiration and motivation. Good luck to all of them.


p/s: I missed my sleep and friends.. :(

Moysh
08-05-2006, 06:06 AM
GonzaloGolpe: Thanks. =)
MPavel: I'm too late ady? =( It's still 4th of August, 5:02 PM now by -12:00 GMT though..
mordecaidesign: I don't exactly has any photos to show but I could show you my brushstrokes. :P

jasrdunn
08-05-2006, 09:09 AM
Beautiful!


My Atlantis entry:
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=389343

chinnha
08-05-2006, 08:38 PM
Excellent !

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