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:bulletred: UPDATED / FINAL VERSION I have picked up some nice people's suggestions which are beautiful. I then reworked on some part of this and I fixed 1) the lighting in the sky; 2) bullets in the ground; 3) the buildings to be more apart now; 4) weaken very much the watermark (which the print won't have); 5) remove some overdone motion blur... Thanks to those who gave me advice!



Only war can prevent itself from happening.
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:iconrupturesenses:
rupturesenses Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011
Amazing and beautiful
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:iconbillndrsn:
billndrsn Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Added to space ship in link below> Please :+fav: collection if you like it...:)
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shakz09 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2008
very cool.
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infimary Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
hey there....love so much ur artworx...amazing me so...two thumbs up 4 ya....how did u do that? what software u use?please tell me....
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:iconmrfaemir:
mrfaemir Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very cool :)
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:iconauroter:
Auroter Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2006   Photographer
Very nice. I love the heat blur from the shots and engines... makes it very real. :+fav:
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slazhmaster Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2006   Photographer
i seriosly love it!
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:iconphazonaddict:
Phazonaddict Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2006
That looks so awesome and cool...
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Aleeart7 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2006  Professional General Artist
man... i hope to become as good as you.. and then some ^^= well done!
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flclkun Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2006
this reminds me of the scene in star craft where the xel' naga was activated, and wiped out all the enemies on the plante in one massive wave
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shebelievesnotfully Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2006
i love this
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:iconnullvoid:
NullVoiD Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2006   Digital Artist
chaotic.
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mercury-fx Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2006
wow this is wonderful! i love it. The detail is great! how did you create the nearer buildings? + fav! please have a look at my deviations. Thanks :D
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:iconniteangel:
niteangel Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2006
Thanks ;) About the making of this, you can visit my website :D
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:iconrc3d:
Rc3d Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2006
VERY VERY NICE :+fav:
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csick02 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2006  Student Digital Artist
love this kind of art! :+fav:
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Groxx Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2006
Not knowing what it looked like before, I can only say it looks great now :) As Snowmask said, architecture has definitely improved, though there are still aspects of Imperial I like better... (sorry to drag that back out, but it's a good piece to compare it to). Especially that it doesn't look as 3D.
Though there's a REALLY weird pattern-effect in a few places, especially visible to the right of the largest ship's engines. Is that part of the watermark...? Or just something funky with jpgs?

That aside though, I MUCH prefer things like this with only a small amount of blur (as it is now). Too much makes it look like the artist was lazy, and is hiding it by obscuring detail. At the risk of re-igniting the flame below, that MAY have been what he was referring to. Though it was still a clear flame. I WILL agree that you can do better though ;) You've got mad skillz, keep improving and wowing thousands each time :)
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snowmask Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
I saw this a while back and it struck me as quite an improvement, compared to "Imperial". I reckon its like a prequel to "Imperial"?? The war followed by the rebuilding of the city? Just my interpretation. I recognise the power chamber devices at the top of the building. If so, it's a very interesting contrast in mood and atmosphere. Love the palette. The blues and reds work well to advocate the tension and forebodedness.

One thing I noticed, that I particularly like, is the motion. I know "Imperial" differs from this, in the sense that it was more of an abstract style, but I really like the realism in this. The architecture looks better than ever. I notice the improvement in texture and lighting, and it really works. It still lacks a certain depth, which makes it still look slightly 2D, but other than that the architecture is quite fantastic. I love the exhaust heat waves [or whatever they may be]. I love the slight motion blur for the ships and the light/laser beams. The sky with its clouds and stars add romanticism. It's like a snapshot from a 3D sci-fi movie.

I don't remember what this looked like before you made the adjustments, but this looks quite stunning. Keep up the good work :]

[I hope you don't mind that I'm turning a bit of a blind eye to your "Critique Discouraged" tag. I meant to comment earlier but never got around to it. I suppose I owe you this :hug: ]

:heart:
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niteangel Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2006
Thanks so much! Don't worry about the critique warning since it is only for people who like to speak with thinking hehe :giggle: and definitely not for you. Thanks for the suggestion, and I agree that it needs some depth still. I will work harder on this next time!

And you make me smile too. After all such a lovely comment is fortuitous :hug: thanks!
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tonare Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Great imagination, and execution. The modeling looks great. It inspires me to keep on doing the modeling I have been, but I just don't post that stuff. Great job man.:)
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niteangel Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2006
Thanks :)
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:iconivyc:
ivyc Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2005
This is simply marvelous. Your style is unsurpassed, honestly. I love this. Its smooth, clean and simple, yet sophisticated in its content. I love the buildings and cityscape, very detailed yet somehow not more that what is needed. The motion of the image is very well done. I can feel the flow of the image right to the glowing tower. This is so very nice I can feel myself in the action. Very nicely done. :thumbsup:
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:iconcrays:
Crays Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2005  Student Artist
nice stuff you got here =) liked it . The tower looks great as well as the planes .
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:icontjgk:
TjGk Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
Is that noise I see, or an invisible watermark? ;)

Love the piece. The postpro looks perfectly integrated.
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wiredknight Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
Great work as usual! This one reminds me a lot of "Imperial."
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:iconaapis:
Aapis Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
I like it, especially the heat blur on the aircraft. :nod:
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nathanspotts Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Professional Photographer
Don't leave DA just because some idiot (who hasn't been here nearly as long as you, I'm sure) gives you crap. Stick around and keep doing what you do, cuz damn, what you do looks nice.

I could only dream of making something like this...I don't even know how to start..

As for the yellow lasers as people mentioned above, I don't think they fit well; maybe replace them with red ones?

And the energy coming off the center structure is awesome and very realistic, and the heat effects from the engines just make this piece. Really awesome, man, keep it up!
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:iconunyieldingheirophant:
Looks nice
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:iconmonografik:
monografik Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Student Digital Artist
for some reason it submitted the comment while I was still typing :(

Anyhoo .. great modelling as usual :) from the ships to the buildings .. my only crits are the laser beams .. they look more like solid projectiles then beams of 'light'. other then that it's top notch :)
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monografik Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Student Digital Artist
Very nice work as usual :)
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Exhale-NL Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
I love to see this again Vincent... You spoil us too much :P The critic's that some other people have here are understandable in my opinion, but most of those critical points add alot to the piece it's realism. Like the blur behind the fighters... It adds alot of realism. Same for the buildings in the background... They should have less detail than the buildings in the front. And about people saying it's more of the same... That's called a style right? Yeh yeh ok, enough for today, get back to work now!
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fantazsikart Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
Really digging this man. Looks like a still from a motion piece. You ever get into motion graphics? I think you'd rock at it! ;)
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Wasted14 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
Dude this truly is completely stunning!
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Rap1d-Pl4gu3 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
holy mother of god that is hawt.....
wish i could learn how to do that : /

deffinate :+fav:
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:iconk0zz:
k0zz Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
the atmosphere is good, love how you get the feeling the little planes are like moving_
The overlay, if that is correct what I mean, i don't like_

Overall this is a great piece man___:)
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:iconviremaster:
viremaster Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great just the fire out of the plane at left looks strange o_O
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:iconlodzi:
lodzi Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
it's nice, the little details,
i just love architectural renders

anyway, nice job !
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:iconphalis:
phalis Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
i love the cinematic effect of this piece
awesome detail, love the blurred effect
its not like what others said, about it being very similar to your old pieces, your old pieces are very polished but i get the feeling that they are portraits of structures, this, on the other hand, depicts a scene, a battle sequence.

:#1:

:+fav:
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:iconinkognito-k:
Inkognito-K Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005   Interface Designer
Man you are incredible, i wish i have skill like you.
A part of dream of art. ,-)
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:iconsecroit:
secroit Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
i don't really like proportioning of the blur because it's bothering the hole image. The buildings in the background looks more than vector what gives the image a more simple look.
Overall it's not bad, but i think it could use some more work.
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:iconnullvoid:
NullVoiD Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005   Digital Artist
What the fuck? Man.. that from the blast.. and by the way, where you would put more "work"? outside canvas?
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:iconpepalart:
pepalart Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
i hate u!!
very fucking cool
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:iconownzbabeh:
OwNzBabeh Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
wow.. this is totally awsome i love it! i wish was able to do things like that lol great job keep at it.. an ignore stupid comments i htink ppl just jealous of your work *nods*

gj keep it up
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QaysA Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
this is really great!

When i clicked on your site, I mistakenly openned 2 tabs with it. so the music was overlapping and sounded scary :omg: lol
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Dest1ny-04 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
Interesting work, like what you did here :)

thumbs up!
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darkevil Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
great pic friend...:]
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:iconmasser:
masser Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice blur effect with the engines ...
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:iconekud:
ekud Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
technically amazing, but similar to work you made two years ago.
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niteangel Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005
Thanks. Repeating oneself after two years is still better than repeating oneself in nearly every pack in an art group, I guess. :D
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ekud Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Oh yeah, I forgot to give you a big 'go to hell' for this comment.

Remiss of me.
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