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man-to
04-17-2008, 02:45 AM
Przemek Kotynski is entered in the "Uplift Universe Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/uplift_universe/view_entries.php?challenger=15364)

Latest Update: Final Image: Let it be...
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man-to
04-17-2008, 02:57 AM
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Hello, I've finally decided to enter. Hope to learn as much as from "The Journey Begins". I'm really not happy with my concepts and hope to get some ideas from you. Wish you all luck in the event.

So my first idea is to create some kind of future rhino (alien) which was caught because people want his horn. Second idea is just simple man being atacked by aliens. I realised how weak I am in concept art because I couldn't draw nice alien-rhino...

man-to
04-17-2008, 03:02 AM
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man concept, not sure were to use it but it's just free sketch I did tonight, alien sketch (based on the man sketch)coming...

man-to
04-17-2008, 03:06 AM
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alien concept...trying to find any mood + color palette, it's the only thing I can do tonight, hope to get more energy in next few days...cheers, c&c VERY welcome:)

man-to
04-18-2008, 03:21 AM
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Ok, now I have some clearance. Imagine that people fight arm to arm with bigger and stronger aliens. Alien nature is frightening but they're good inside. But people are affraid of them anyway, they have to fight evil enemy - race that wants to rule whole universe, that's why the alliance is made between two races - good alien and human.

What we have here is big,experienced alien leader - captain and his soldiers - human soldiers, they're about to do some movement, they stopped to find the strategy (people waiting for an order). I say "people" because I want viewer to feel like human (that's why the horizon line is on the same height as human's eye).

Please c&c me =)

Fetus23
04-18-2008, 03:53 AM
I like the colors in these latest sketches, the story also matches the picture very well. If we could see a bit of the battle or some smoking rubble in the background I think it could help sell the story even more. keep painting!

-love

jeromoo
04-18-2008, 04:17 AM
Hi there Przemek, I like this concept. Reminds me of Terran and Protoss Alliance (Damn, when is the new Starcraft sequel coming out?!). With cool lighting effects and details, this can be an amazing piece! The concept rendering is great!

walrus
04-18-2008, 04:42 AM
You mentioned looking for a feel and mood, well I'd say you definitely found it. Very nice palette and mood so far! The striped green light around the alien makes him a bit hard to read. I don't know that that's a bad thing, either, it adds a bit of mystery to the piece. Anyhow, good luck developing it more!

maykrender
04-18-2008, 03:46 PM
Bisley style?! Looks very good, something like Another World game (http://www.gamemobile.co.uk/images/Another_World15.gif)


keep it on dude!

man-to
05-01-2008, 10:34 AM
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fast work, added some action in background

man-to
05-02-2008, 10:37 PM
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not much time left...got serious problems with the commander's gesture, it's not good....

Cyberone
05-06-2008, 12:07 AM
looks cool...although i liked it a little better flipped the other way...

Cyberone
05-06-2008, 12:08 AM
wow...my post went back in time...lol...i was meaning the one below...
or maybe im just dreaming...

man-to
05-06-2008, 12:08 AM
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added artificial lights, what do you think?

man-to
05-06-2008, 12:26 AM
thx Cyberone! flip doesn't matter for now (I flip image every 0,5 sec;) while painting). And I really don't know how You did it to get back in time, damn - now I know were you guys get so much time from ..for work ;-)

man-to
05-07-2008, 05:00 PM
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now it's not much time left, so I hurry up...composition and colors will stay the same, I'm still not convinced about his hand, something seems wrong, dunno what...

Arias
05-07-2008, 06:52 PM
I really like the brush texture in your work.
BTW,We both need to hurry up.
Let's KEEP ON .and .Good luck to you!: )

man-to
05-09-2008, 03:31 AM
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ok, so I decided not to sleep tonight and try to paint as much as possible. It's almost ready, but I will return for last scratches at Sunday, gotcha go out for weekend so please leave as much c&c as possible, thank you all, it's really big pleasure working and hearing critics from you, one can learn so much...cheers

dzordan
05-12-2008, 09:43 AM
hehe znalazłem CIe wkoncu :)
Wszystko mysle ze jest ok poprawnie.
fajna ma mordke tensrodkowy z latarka. Efekt zabrudzen w swietle tez neizle wyszedł :)


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man-to
05-13-2008, 03:09 AM
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It's been some time since they're awaken. Hungry, over the universe they search for new souls.
They've conquered many races, including Humans and...after hardest battle so far...mighty Skurths.
They keep on searching into every litle piece of every planet system ... to feed their hunger.

Many years after their visit, little group of survivors on Earth started to organise. They searched for allied races and that's how they found Skurths last forces. Secret alliance was signed. Now small allied groups containing both races search for other races to join the alliance.

This is how the story starts and my pic is about (story written in earlier posts):

People fight arm to arm with bigger and stronger aliens. Alien nature is frightening but they're good inside. People are affraid of them anyway, they have to fight evil enemy - race that wants to rule whole universe, that's why the alliance is made between two races - good alien and human.

What we have here is great,experienced alien leader - captain and his soldiers - human & alien soldiers, they're about to do some movement (searching the planet for allied race - perhaps going to another planet), they stopped to find the strategy (people waiting for an order).

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