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E.O.W Round #187: Underwater Research Facility
Topic = Underwater Research Facility
topic suggested by Luis Gama
Big congrats to bara for being victorious for the last two EOW's in a row!
- Post your finals in this thread!
DEADLINE: May 1st 2012
Last edited by Vulgar`; April 17th, 2012 at 08:01 PM.
Pixeltuner - first thumbnail looks inviting
@ pixeltuner: can u post a quick tutorial on how you do thumbnails like that? It'll be really useful for guys like us.
interesting thumbs btw.
elephant: Yeah you're right, something got lost in the translation, I might have to work more on the thumbnail and blow it up later on.
so continued on with my first idea a bit.
also I tried 2 alchemy experiments.
crits and helpfull suggestions very appreciated right now ^^
Last edited by ashess; April 18th, 2012 at 04:15 PM.
@daflom: thanks man. going through that thread now. seems pretty good.
Coool brain, ashess: I can make a short tutorial on that. I actually started a livestream channel today, but Procaster crashes on me so I need to fix that first but then I can do a short video on that if you guys like.
Daflom: I don't do it with custom shapes, haven't even used it but I'll check it out, looks interesting
EDIT: I checked out Sparth's method and it's a bit more structured then what I do and there's a bit more work in creating the shapes I think. There's a bit more of a random element in what I do at first
Last edited by Pixeltuner; April 19th, 2012 at 10:37 AM.
I've never done anything underwater so this looks kinda bad. I'm not really sure how to make the colours work, I'll probably try to fix these a bit more and then go for a totally new piece when I figure out them a bit more. I kinda want to do an interior though, this looks so... normal.
Ok guys here's the thumbnail tutorial vid, it's actuallly my first one ever so be gentle. My computer had a bit of a problem with capturing the screen being a bit slow while painting but I hope you get something out of it.
And if you like it, by all means share and spread the word.
It's in two parts:
EDIT: And here's the image from the tutorial, it's a bit small at times on the vid.
Last edited by Pixeltuner; April 19th, 2012 at 03:43 PM.
that's looking great!I listened to the first, but I'm gonna go step by step tomorrow.
thanks dalfon too for the link, there are done with the method described there.
PixelTuner thanks a lot for the vids, i watched the first part and i learned a lot from it. Very valuable stuff.
Watching those vids plus the link of Sparth posted before by daflom made my week (maybe month) in terms of learning cool stuff.
Last edited by elephant´s stroke; April 19th, 2012 at 08:35 PM. Reason: grammar
Last edited by Coool Brain; April 20th, 2012 at 12:15 AM.
Pixeltuner Thx for the vids, nice job! What swatch set do you use? I like it!
Yes, yes it is. Its amazing what happens when you change the size of the swatch window lol!
Here is my FINAL. It's ok lot of things I would do different next time.
Hope everyone had as much fun as I did!
Hi everyone, managed to kind of finish just before the deadline.
As usual lots of fun and learning.
Hahaha, thx for the love guys. Glad you guys got something out of it
It's just the normal swatch indeed. I used Nox's circular thing for a while but it doesn't really matter since I pick all my colours with the HSB sliders.
wip. its a research facility mounted on the pillars.
any suggestion on how to improve the composition and colors(CNC ).
CNC is all i am worried about now.
Thanks Albino, much appreciated and the pleasure was all mine A sketchbook solely for this eh? 'Pixeltuner's book of thumbs' It might be a good idea, considering the positive feedback I'm getting on this.
EDIT: Done. Let's see if it catches on
Last edited by Pixeltuner; April 20th, 2012 at 01:25 PM.