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Wow! I'm gob-smacked!
Love the mograph concept narrative!
As it was told before all times: "They will come and blow your fakin' minds with some awesome stuff". Thanks so much for the art chaps!
Geez, you guys are too good! I love all of the artwork for it I have seen so far, and I'm glad you are taking as much time as possible to get it right for us it's going to be awesome, I just know it! Aah I'm all excited again I've been playing Guild Wars since it's release, and been so excited every since Guild Wars 2 was announced! Great work, I really cannot wait to be able to play the game.
awesome work thanks for sharing!
Holy fucking hell. Kekai, you've topped yourself yet again. Amazing work all around for the arenanet crew. Those environments are stunning.
I did a search for this because I knew it would come up here somewhere! My jaw literally dropped watching this, its absolutely beautiful.
Yes...truly amazing stuff...as always! It's nice to see that there will be FDSs in GW2
Waiting not so patiently.
Saw this vid earlier today. Great work as always!
Kekai> Those are baaaadasss!!
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Im a Faithful follower of your blog man. Always a wonderful place for insparation.
Must have felt awesome a sureal to see you painting in motion and within a video like that.
Good for you man. It look wicked dude.
lol, you guys are too fucking good. what an incredibl team.
Damn... my eyes... melting... again!
Your posts with the concepts from the first game are among the best concept art I´ve seen, ever. Period.
Oh yeah, 2.5D is a way to go!
Well, it's not hard from tools perspective. Any software used for VFX, like After Effects is suitable. To do these effects, you need a layered image (with separated body parts, for example) or you have to cut out them and patch "holes". After that, you apply various transformations, like zooming, panning, rotating, blurring, scaling and few special effects. These are basic functions for this kind of software, but to make it looking so good is a totally different story. No doubt, art skills are needed, not software craftsmanship
Last edited by Tonic; August 21st, 2009 at 04:42 PM.
Excellent work guys.
Guild Wars is a great IP! It's like an emotional state all its own. And when I play I'm almost pure PVE. I just like to enjoy the world that has been created for me. And I love the concept art that went into it. So, I guess the hype machine for Guild Wars 2 is starting to ramp up. Or you guys wouldn't be allowed to post these things here. Nice work all!
Now THAT is what art direction in an MMO should look like.
My Sketchbook - Please Crit!
Thanks for the link! Post some work over here if you want to hotlink out...in video format. High res trailer at:
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Big Guild Wars fan btw...great stuff!
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