Waterfall Castle, Frederic St-arnaud (2D)

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  03 March 2005
Waterfall Castle, Frederic St-arnaud (2D)

Title: Waterfall Castle
Name: Frederic St-arnaud
Country: Canada
Software: Photoshop

It's sort of church or castle in middle of a waterfall. The image was originally a simple sketch. The idea to do a complete colour project came later. The inspiration maybe came from Lord of the Ring and everything around that. I did a sketch and painted in Photoshop over it. I used references to give me some ideas. I modelded in 3D a castle to help me with perpective and lighting.

  03 March 2005
wow, looks awsome. great mood with the lighting.
  03 March 2005
Great painting, the perspective looks a bit odd though.
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  03 March 2005
Nice work!
I dont normally take much intrest in environment images, but this one made me take notice!
Nice rendering, lighting, and a great idea. I do agree with jose about the perspective, but i dont really think its due to your perception and drawing skills, i think its just that the horizontal line of the horizon is clashing with the diagonal line of the bridge, and making you think the perspective is odd.
  03 March 2005

but how suppose the people will get inside the castel
great work
  03 March 2005
stunning. I wanted to do a concept like this myself, but you executed it better than I would've been able to.

I think the bridge throws some weird shadows. left part is very different from the right part. Technically they are correct but doesn't feel right.
  03 March 2005
Good work and very very nice image
  03 March 2005
Incredible atmosphere. Great Work
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  03 March 2005
Great Atmosphere

The lighting and painting is superb. I love the idea of a castle in the middle of a waterfall, awesome idea. Excellent job!
  03 March 2005
I like the concept you've come up with here and the execution is supurb. I like the light and mood it creates alot
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  03 March 2005
wow! what a dream scene!

a masterpiece.
  03 March 2005
this concept is really impressive! i love the castle envired by the waterfall! 5*!!

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  03 March 2005
simply amazing...just great work. Thanks for sharing.
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  03 March 2005
Okay, that's a unique idea! Very well done.
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