Astronauts, Michael Kutsche (2D)

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Old 08 August 2009   #61
Its quite disappointing that most of the CGsociety members dont really seem to 'get' this image. Its quite clear, (unless I'm completely mistaken,)

This is post-apocalyptic America (hence the red white and blue) These are the astronauts that are left. The American space race was massive political and patriotic effort. So this image is saying "ooh look at America now; theyre all homeless hobos with carrier bags instead of space suits."

If the title doesnt add up then the background could have been painted at a destroyed Kennedy Space centre? With an old space helmet cracked, on the ground? The image could then concievably be left 'untitled'

Its ok to have it called 'Astronauts' but without that exact title the image looses its meaning.
 
Old 08 August 2009   #62
Thanks to all for the feedback, much appreciated!
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Old 08 August 2009   #63
Originally Posted by Jason-Seiler: Your work is unreal, awesome piece . . . a stunner for sure! It's cool that we both worked on Alice!


Thanks a lot Jason, really appreciated! Liked your art on "Alice" a lot, can't wait to see the final film!
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Old 08 August 2009   #64
Red face hi

simply awesome!!eye catcher.
 
Old 08 August 2009   #65
Originally Posted by michaelkutsche: thanks for all the kind replies and sharing your thoughts!


Here I am, on a hot 25 C summer day and your work takes me right to that street, right beside the astronaut! :-)

Suddenly it's the middle of winter, walking on the moon!

BTW-what Painter brushes did you use? Care to share?

Cheers

Doug
 
Old 09 September 2009   #66
i cant say any thing...just5*
 
Old 09 September 2009   #67
Great job. The atmosphare, the nain figure - his face, details, background - everythink I like.

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Old 09 September 2009   #68
Amazing specially that you done it in painter,







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Old 10 October 2009   #69
Looks amazing.
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Old 10 October 2009   #70
Top Class work man, really great painting!

GrtZ, Tim
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Old 10 October 2009   #71
MAD!!! I like the perspective and brush strokes
 
Old 12 December 2009   #72
I am such a big fan of your work. This is another MK masterpiece! There is always a great quality to your paintings, a perfect mix of contemporary and 'old master' styles. Irresistible!
Boxy
 
Old 01 January 2010   #73
That's really awesome concept man...I visited your web site also & I have become a big fan of your's. what I liked about your artworks is that your handling of different art styles is really amazing. I am inspired by this artwork...no doubt that this one got an award
 
Old 02 February 2010   #74
Awesome!


I loved the lights and the gestures of the brush strokes and the camera angle you chose!
 
Old 05 May 2010   #75
Sweet narrative Michael! It does indeed speak for itself. Atleast to me it looks like they're on their way to a colony of some sort.

And congratulations on Alice!
 
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