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Old 01-03-2011, 07:32 AM   #1
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Think I'll take a break from my Apache and give this a try.

Came across this image for inspiration, and I hope to create something similar to it.
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hmmmm looks good man...kind Blade Runner feel to it...is it a drydock?

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Kinda looks like one, with a sci-fi feel to it.

But I'm going to go in a different direction, so here's what I have so far. I'm gonna fill it up with rooftops, with a combination of modern architecture and sci-fi. Started playing with the lighting setup, it might be a tad too dark, so I'll keep working on it.
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crap man that looks damn good mate...yeh a tad dark but it depends on what you are trying to convey...I dig it...nice apocolyptic feel to it...though it could also just be demolition?? this looks promising

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Thanks bullet. Yeah, kind of going for an apocalyptic feel, but not completely over the top like you tend to see.

Been playing around with the lighting some more, I think it still needs some more tweaking, but I like the direction it's taking. I doubt I'll get this done in time, but hopefully I can get the modeling done anyway.
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Changed up the lighting again, and I think I like this setup much more. I'll keep tweaking it as I go, and hopefully get some modeling done for the next update.
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The lighting on the last one is good, makes it all look very ashen, post apocalyptic.....

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I agree with Jay....looks like a volcano has erupted or something
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Thanks guys, it might need a few minor tweaks still, but I'm quite pleased with how the lighting is turning out.

I added some basic geo for the buildings in the distance, to give it a bit of a sci-fi feel. Gonna start planning out the buildings in the foreground next.
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I think this is looking fantastic, really looking forward to see this one finished

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Its funny both my fav entries at the mo both have alot of fog and tall buildings. Very moody scene so far well done.
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Thanks for the feedback everyone, much appreciated! Hope to have an update later today.
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Here's an update. Added some more buildings to the distance.

I'm trying to figure out what I want to do with the foreground, whether to make the buildings sci-fi or modern and have them run down. Guess I'll just keep gathering reference and figure it out as I go.
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Mate......I dont know what it is about your entry but...simplistic yet dynamic is all that I can say! I would maybe thin the fog JUST a little...not much...to give slightly better res on the buildings. I would put a few dead computers maybe in the foreground? or something similar....and..my thoughta only...just a single plant or similar to represent regrowth? either way its cool mate..I like it
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Look great so far, I love apocalyptic stuff. The little pebbles add a nice touch to make it seem more chaotic.
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