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© 2009 - 2020 AlexRuizArt
yes my friends, many shantytowns were destroyed during the making of this image! I had the help of many photographs of these shanytowns(a city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties) to give it an extremely chaotic and cluttered feel.
I also wanted it to appear lifeless and barren, with the exception of some birds in the air and maybe a little dude here or there(see if you can spot them!).
All done in photoshop, about a days work. Thanks for lookin'!

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SaintOfTheDragonsHobbyist Traditional Artist
So much ambiance! Fantastic atmosphere.
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RAIS1Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice work :)
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SterileMindProfessional Digital Artist
The immense amount of detail is crazy. This is sometimes how I feel living in San Francisco. Everyone is living right on top of one another and you can barely move without stepping on someone else. Really amazing piece.
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Great Work!!
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GrahamSym Digital Artist
Very cool image :)
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loook like the amazing concept art from guild wars ^^
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GUILTY-SPARK343Hobbyist General Artist
thats cool =)
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claremansonHobbyist Artisan Crafter
you lovely work has been included in my best art of DA feature [link] have a nice day :)
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that is amazing and looks a bit unstable!!
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Fiery-FireHobbyist Digital Artist
You have been featured in Pirates ;) of Oceans & Seas >> [link]
Hope you enjoy it !! :ahoy::skullbones:
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Mustang47 Digital Artist
Just like the first who comments, fuckin awesome
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hello there, my name is justin and i am currently working on developing a card/board game that may or may not be a commercial product. In either case, I just wanted to ask permission to use some of your works in exchange for art publicity. Your name would be included on said card or board and if you wish, I can even include the website address to your work. I wish to help promote artists as well design this game I have been conceptualizing over several years. Would you be interested?
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there's no way he'll reply back. :C
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yeah, oh well
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joannapasekProfessional Traditional Artist
Great sky, great light, and I like spherical mirrors
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Just fucking great !!
I really love your style
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Stormfire-SFStudent Digital Artist
Great work, dude. Nice perspectives.
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SuperSmurggerHobbyist Digital Artist
Astounding !!
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Curiously, the very fact that this city looks so dead is precisely what gives it so much life. It's incredible - I love it.
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