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ShaneMadden
07-27-2006, 06:57 AM
Hello all, I'm kind of new to CGS and came across this and thought I would get in on some of the action. Here is my concept for the piece. I'm a little late in the game so I won't bore you with some of my other sketches till later. This is the one that started to stand out for me so I hope you guys like it and think its worth pursuing! My take on the whole idea is that Atlantis is in ruins and is kind of a mish-mash of scavenged parts off ship wrecks and such yet they use technology far beyond our own mixed with it. It's quickly becoming late in the night, but I wanted to post so I could hopefully get some feedback before I get back at it tomorrow. It's more so just roughed in a bit. The "monolithic" towers I have an idea to make them kind of like generator towers but made up of a mess of old ship parts. I also have to play with the colors and lighting right now its kind of all over. Let me know what you guys think so far. I will post the final concept some point tomorrow! Thanks all, Look forward to your comments!

Final
http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis%20conceptwip


Concept
http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis_smadden_scavengers

ShaneMadden
07-27-2006, 04:46 PM
Had some early morning inspiration. Here is the updated version. Still playing around with lighting, colour and some final details but almost ready to dive into flushing it out more. Look forward to hearing what you guys think!!


http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis_smadden_scavengers2

SweD
07-27-2006, 07:51 PM
first, welcome aboard. :)
Sec, about your concept, it will be surely interesting but i've a little difficulty to find the strong point of composition.
My eyes goes left and right but no first plan comes to me directly.
I've see your site, and i'me not worry about the final image :thumbsup:

ShaneMadden
07-27-2006, 08:07 PM
Thanks alot SweD for the warm welcome. Your right, I need to have a more centered focus to help draw the viewer in better. I have a couple ideas hopefully they will work.
But in the mean time here the most recent version. Hope you all like!

http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis%20concept5

ShaneMadden
07-27-2006, 10:39 PM
Hey all! Think I'm done working for the day, just wanted to keep the thread up to date with the latest, so I could get as many of your comments and suggestions I can! hope you like!

http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis%20concept8

vshen
07-28-2006, 01:14 AM
interesting concept! I know you're probably still at the design stage but will you be making those three buildings similar or are you going to make some subtle changes to it, to make them unique from each other?

Good Luck and keep up the good work.

R-K
07-28-2006, 07:44 AM
pieces don't really work together that well, and I wouldn't use photoshop grass brush for something like this... but nice idea, good luck

ShaneMadden
07-29-2006, 01:27 AM
Here's the latest. tried to address some of the issues and tried to push it further. Will start to bring together the towers next. Hope you like. All the comments have been great. Keep'm coming!

http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis%20concept13

ShaneMadden
07-29-2006, 10:46 PM
Hey Guys, been trying to push it further and working on the whole "underwater feel". Would really appreciate some feedback on how to push it further. ok this time I'm really going to start working on the towers. I'm lovin everyones work on here I've seen so far! Really inspires me to keep going! Keep it up guys!

I'll start posting higher res pics from here on out to show all the details...
http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis%20concept17.jpg

ShaneMadden
07-30-2006, 07:26 PM
Hello all! first I want to say that I'm seeing some very wicked stuff being produced for this! Here is my latest update. Hope you guys can give me some great feedback on how to push tis further!! Keep up the good work people!!!
http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis%20concept23

ShaneMadden
08-04-2006, 07:54 PM
OK so here is my final, hoped I would have gotten a little more feedback and comments along the way but I had a great time putting this together. Good Luck to everyone!

Final
http://shanemaddendesign.com/Atlantis/Atlantis%20concept23.jpg

Inlakechh
08-05-2006, 12:07 AM
sorry i didnt reply earlier, this is very nice. you could improve your integration a bit.
good luck.

R-K
08-05-2006, 08:47 AM
maybe a bit too cluttered, but there's definitely a lot of things to look at :)

ShaneMadden
08-07-2006, 03:59 PM
Thanks guys! yeah I kind of went a little over board with adding stuff. great thing is with all the layers i can go back and just turn some stuff off for an output for my portfolio! Thanks for the feedback! :thumbsup:

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