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Old 11-12-2004, 01:22 PM   #46
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thaNKS for the tutorial!
your ship is realy great im liking it alot, and u got a good texture there!

can u just explain me a litle more how do u aply the texture?


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Old 11-12-2004, 01:36 PM   #47
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Absolutely amazing ship. Probably the best craft I've seen on this challenge! Tutorials should be added to the challenge to help everyone! But we dont have to give all of our secrets away hehe!
Great Job!
Old 11-12-2004, 01:48 PM   #48
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It's very simple Don_Barro. You take a txture on a new layer - go to the Edit button on top of the page - then you go to Transform - and press the Distort option. Now you can drag freely the the texture and deform it in eny direction. The shortcut to this operation is Ctrl+T and clik right on the mouse. Good luck on that. Tell me if you got it workin'.
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Old 11-12-2004, 01:53 PM   #49
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There is no secret jbig808. The tools are there. I'm glad to help other guys and spare them the time I lost discovering them.

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Old 11-12-2004, 02:22 PM   #50
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those details in the ship are like WHOA! wish i could design a ship like this heh.great inspiration!
Old 11-12-2004, 03:42 PM   #51
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Good idea > pasting texture parts on the ship. this suits fine. The design of the ship developed really well.

Maybe it will be a little challenge to place the ship within your compostition because theres not very much lightning coming from upside. I´m looking forward watching your objects coming together.

Old 11-12-2004, 06:08 PM   #52
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I didnt read all of the thread, coz unfortunately i dont have much time (so if i repeat someone, ignore my suggestions)... I will sure follow ur process coz its very usefull to learn something from it and coz of ur great drawing/painting skills. I am just wondering, will u use ur "final concept sketch" composition or will u use the composition from ur "newconceptsketc"? Im more for the first choise coz there is just one big spaceship (a very good design btw) and all the others r there just to help feel the power and greatness of the main one. While at the "newcon..." there r too many big spaceships which fight for viewers intention. I think its a bit unstable and confusing... just my opinion.
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Old 11-12-2004, 06:19 PM   #53
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WOw, very nice detail, great feeling aswell. I used the same texture technique for my machince flesh entry.

Your concepts are very nice, I love the ship design as well. Keep up the great work.
Old 11-12-2004, 06:39 PM   #54
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Taz -

Just wanted to say that I really love your spaceship concept. From the moment I first saw it, I just thought, "Wow, that reads as really large!" Partially, I think that's all the structure-work between the top- and bottom- hull, which almost reads like a whale's baleen mouth, which is, of course, huge! :-)

I've also really been enjoying your step-by-steps, too. Great work, keep i coming!

Old 11-13-2004, 12:15 PM   #55
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Hi Taz,

Nice ship, and I like your textures too : that's interesting to zoom on it. The "skin of the ship makes me think of crocodile skin.

Will you keep the black lines of the original sketch ? Maybe we could see it less ...

Good luck !

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Old 11-13-2004, 01:30 PM   #56
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Hey man! whats up?
You're going really well but we're doing the same subject.
Check my thread here:

I need to change my subject slightly, cause your composition and everything is the same with me. I don't want to do the same subject with another challenger.

Goodluck man. Let's see who's gonna win!
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Old 11-15-2004, 11:01 AM   #57
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Hi, Very good work your design are good
Good luck.
Old 11-15-2004, 01:09 PM   #58
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Coming along nicely

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Old 11-15-2004, 02:46 PM   #59
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Hello everyone.

NinjaASSN: The composition will always change in the process of creation. It’s just the balancing of elements that you use in your artwork: colors, concepts, perspective etc. to make it work.

Hi Atmospheria, watching your thread I’ve seen what you mean. You don’t have to change the subject of your composition just because I’m doing a similar theme. This just came in my mind when I first read the title of this challenge. This is one of those things that that you first think when doin’ a galactic battle. J I like what you’re doin’ so far. Keep it up!
Old 11-15-2004, 03:03 PM   #60
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Line Art: destroyer

I think this has just enough detail to go to the next phase
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