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City: Crepusculix - Light by Xyrga City: Crepusculix - Light by Xyrga
One of three concepts illustrating a futuristic city with two very different and juxtaposed sides: this piece shows the city of light, peace, prosperity and philosophy.

Dark side coming soon :)

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Tools - Photoshop CS3
Time - 8-10 hours
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:iconwaynekelly:
WayneKelly Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
Such Detail.
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Douglas01001 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
It reminds me of a dream. I can't put that story on a picture, but... well, you can! Thank you.
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DaddyHoggy Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013
Very atmospheric - I wonder if the woman in the foreground is cold, or defensive...
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Stormtali Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
could i use this pic for the background of a stage i'm making for mugen for my character Of The Same username "Stormtali" plz ^^
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Xyrga Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sure thing, feel free :)
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Storytellertobe Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013
This is an awesome picture, truelly incrdible detail and style. Breath takin, very well done!
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Axe-Canabrava Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Crystal Spires and Togas without the crystal.
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R3belli0n Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! Amazing!
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Falken02 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
don't take me wrong or not even get mad the drawing is really good, but what's with that city? and not only this one but many of the same kind, really what the hell......same buildings that look like giant steel rods of dark color, where is the design? where is the style? where is the soul? where is the green? where is the inspiration? why most of the people imagine that kind of ugly future? it's boring, i think there is where we're going....maybe i have in mind a more advance city.

hope you can put that talent into more interesting cities, just a suggestion
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MetaMolecola Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG awesome!!!!!! I :heart: the details!!! O_O
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msknowitall Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you do Tutorials?
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:iconxyrga:
Xyrga Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heya,

I'm afraid I have so little time these days that I don't paint a huge amount but if I do start again I'll consider doing something to show a workflow :)
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msknowitall Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, I hope that whatever takes up your time is enjoyable. You are an amazing artist. :D
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JPHyperX Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Awesome lighteffects there! And so many details. Very very wonderful work!
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Reinom Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Awesome ... :+fav: & follow instantly :)
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6othamite Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
Love the art.
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:iconxyrga:
Xyrga Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't use 3D programs at all really - I may start to use the default ZBrush human sculpture just for views of characters in the future but otherwise I'm not a fan, mostly because I dislike that 3D is so program-based.

As for the perspective I literally 'sketch' the images before painting it, and doing that I simply draw lines to the VP and make the buildings 'hit' the lines and stick to them. Doing that you make sure your buildings apply to the perspective correctly. The perspective isn't perfect though, there are certain buildings and objects within the image that I don't bother worrying about perspective because you can just put them down to arbitrary positioning that is true in real-life cityscapes.
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jasoncdu Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2009
hey very awesome .. i have a question though how do you make the buildings? do you just draw it or do you render in a 3D program.

Also, how do you get the perspectives all correct. whenever I try to create a piece like that in the very beginning the buildings look weird because of perspective and angle problems.

Just wondering if you could help
Thanks
Jason
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Chilliman1975 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009
Incredible! It's very Star Wars!
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girl-with-glasses Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009
Great work! If you have a hi-res version of this image, I would love to use it as wallpaper. :D
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Agonis100 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2009
Incredible.
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vancuria Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2009
Holy shit, this is beautiful! I can't wait to see the other version.
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