From Here I Can Almost See The Stars



FROM HERE I CAN ALMOST SEE THE STARS

For a long time now I have a certain image in my head that I still/yet have to make. The picture we have here brought me a little closer to the image I have in my head. The pic I have in mind is something with a giant huge space port/dock structure. And yes, other artists already have made very awesome attempts on that. But hey, I want my own super cool space port! =D

What we have here is indeed a cool space port kind of thing and I really honestly like the result of my attempt here. I really had some fun playing with the colours. I wanted to go for colours I rarely used so far. So this pic will make a nice addition to my portfolio. I’m still undecided if we have a morning or evening scene in this pic. That’s what I leave to the viewers. Yes the scene is artistically nothing entirely new but I think it just looks sort of soothing.

Technically it’s heavy Vue work again. It started, like so often, playing around with objects and atmospheres. Originally I was thinking about creating a space scene. Then I had this great atmosphere that reacted so nicely with my objects that I couldn’t resist to make it another Scifi cityscape. The rendering happened in various steps again. First the city. Then the clouds. And last but not least the flying little ships. Throughout the Photoshop phase I continued rendering out smaller parts to replace some others I wasn’t to happy with. I still love the Multipass options in Vue. This makes it rather easy to exchange elements.

In Photoshop then happened the compositing of all the different elements Vue gave me with it’s renders. A lot of fixing, texturing and overpainting happened in the next stage. The atmosphere got some pushes too. The final result then really became a moody Scifi scene that allows the viewer to dive into.

This picture is also part of The Luminarium’s 17th artpack release ‘Illuminate IV’. Some pretty amazing and inspiring work there. Info can be found here.

I really had some fun with this one and hope you people dig the view as much as I do!

5000px wide – Vue – Photoshop

Creation Progress Plate
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Regards

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4 Responses to “From Here I Can Almost See The Stars”

  1. FLAVIO CIGARINI Says:

    ANOTHER MASTERPIECE…!!!!!!!!!!!!
    AGAIN HOW TALL ARE THE TOWER WHICH SUPPORT SPACEPORTS?
    IF WE CONSIDER CLOUDS THEY SHOUD BE SEVERAL MILES AT LEAST…
    AGAIN I DREAM ABOUT THEM AND I WISH THINK THAT THE SHIP DOCKED COULD BE SOME MILES IN LENGHT AS STAR WARS EXECUTOR SO I CAN
    REALIZE THAT BUILDINGS COULD RISE UP TO HUNDREDS KILOMETERS…
    NICE PLACE SCIFI FOR DREAMING….
    AGAIN CONGRATULATIONS FOR YOUR TALENT

    FLAVIO

  2. Tigaer Says:

    I don’t know how tall these are… so lets just say… tall. =) Yes, my intention was it to bring a very large scale into the pic and I guess it worked out.

  3. Lennert Says:

    This is beautiful. I so love the futuristic and metallic look of it.
    Especialy the docked ships posses some realy nice concepts if you’d ever make something further out of those.
    Great work dude, keep it up :)

  4. Tigaer Says:

    Thanks a lot! Glad you enjoy the pic. I myself think it’s certainly one of my best pics too. Depth, lighting and colors work very well. There are only small things I’m not too happy with. But overall it’s cool. :)

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