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  12 December 2007
Palace Entrance, James Paick (2D)

Title: Palace Entrance
Name: James Paick
Country: USA
Software: Photoshop

Another piece to go into my development of personal projects. This is a visual development piece to establish a couple key elements in the story. Done completely in photoshop. The painting depicts the entrance way to palaces in the mountains. Religious monks protect the passage way to the entrance.

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  12 December 2007
nice piece I like idea colours and composition.
  12 December 2007
Very nice colors and athmospere! I especially enjoy the subtle tones of red in the lower right section and the bloom on the rocks.
Some critique: I think the middle tower could have a little bit more mist on the top, and I wonder if there should be some more perspective/distortion on the top of the towers as well because now they seem very straight.
  12 December 2007
oh man you so have to do a video tutorial or speedpaint of your work process. Your stuff makes me half want to cry and half wobble with admiration, in a good way of course
  12 December 2007
Wow ..

Thats amazing, very nice concept and beautifull atmosphere.

  12 December 2007
Nicely done! The spot where the sunlight hits the waterfall is awesome. 4 stars
  12 December 2007
Another sick piece James you gotta teach me some stuff!
ps. is this and the last one from The Golden Compass?
5 blings from me


  12 December 2007
Absolutely amazing.

5 stars!

Edit. I see lot of stuff like this have recently made into Choice Award Gallery. Lets just say that I would not be too surprised

Last edited by Hennaha : 12 December 2007 at 05:34 PM.
  12 December 2007
Amazing work, beautiful atmosphere. For sure 5 stars
  12 December 2007
Amazing work, great atmosphere! IMHO, I think the perspective is a bit forced, specially the scale between the monks and the stairs in the background. Still 5 star work though.
Jose Pardo

Massive update to my site, tons of new art!

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
Roy Batty, replicant.
  12 December 2007
Excellent! Really nice work!

  12 December 2007
Excellent .. as usually .. 5*
Sorry for my English

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  12 December 2007
top notch. The composition is excellent and I love the rock textures you painted. 5 stars.

Marco Neumann - digital artist & composer for games & film
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  12 December 2007
Nice work James- its good to see you put the time into a painting...and the love really shows.


P.S. Nya
  12 December 2007
Excellent work. Very nice colors and athmospere! The light on the rocks and on the waterfall is wonderful.
Your gallery is stunning,....5*

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