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Steampunk Romance by Deltamike Steampunk Romance by Deltamike
"Climb the sky, swim in the clouds. That is all what I want.
There are no walls or only there we built."

I want particulary thanks Sandra :iconsandra-cristhina: For her nicely support.. Thank you dear, this one is for you!! :icondeltamikeplz:

Stock used:

Redhead girl & Rose: :iconkime-stock: [link] :iconla-chatte-noire: [link]
Sky & Background: :iconsilber-stock: [link] [link] :iconysaeddastock: [link] [link]
Pavilion & Nature: :icongrinmir-stock: [link] :icontanathe: [link]
Other stuff: :iconiquitcountingstock: [link] :icontigg-stock: [link] :iconhakeryk2: [link]

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CG Textures

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Given 2013-01-27
Steampunk Romance by =Deltamike, also suggested by =Sandra-Cristhina, *Rae777, =MachiavelliCro, and `Minato-Kushina ( Suggested by Dani-Owergoor and Featured by Aeirmid )
Let me start off by saying, I really like this image. I love the idea of it and the emotion behind it. I like the feel and the tension in the composition between these two characters. The whole thing makes me smile, and want to dream up stories for these two.

However, there is one major detail that really jar's me out of this picture and makes me imagine dreadful endings. With the rope that's anchoring the male character to the ship hooked over the same shoulder as the hand that's holding the rope... realistically the rope isn't going to stay on that shoulder not with his body turning outwards and his shoulder dropping down as he reaches out with the other to give the girl the rose. If he isn't going to tumbling off into space the rope would need to cross the body and go over the other shoulder.

Similarly the ships light hanging beneath his feet has a sharp tilt or movement to it. However her hair appears static. The ships light might be moving because of the wind or the ship's movement. If the wind is that strong it would affect other areas of the image. If it's the ship’s movement then it would make his perch even more precarious because the wind is pushing him out of the rope.

Yes, these are fairly small details; however, I've found that it's the details that often get me the most. I can overlook the ships light moving and write it off as ship movement. I really do love the idea and the vision of this image. Keep it up. :)
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Comme d'habitude, très bien agencé, une ambiance et un univers bien posés : on est tout de suite plongés dans l'ambiance de la scène ! A ça, j'ajouterai le travail de la lumière et la petite impression d'éblouissement au niveau de l'homme, qui donne effectivement cette impression de réalisme, qu'il n'est pas collé comme ça sur un décors mais qu'il est devant un Soleil bien réel.

Les deux personnages ont l'air faits pour cette scène et être présentés ensemble, ce choix également est tout à fait pertinent ! L'appui de l'homme sur une des cordes de son "bateau-avion" est aussi un petit détail qui ajoute du réalisme et de l'équilibre à la scène.

En somme, un travail magnifique à petite comme à grande échelle :) Félicitation pour la DD bien méritée !
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KehXKeova Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
This is so beautiful!! :heart:
TheSunDog92 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2018
I want this to be a movie
VioletInfinitio Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful artwork!
wildcoco Featured By Owner Edited Dec 15, 2016
robertmark68 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2016
I would LOVE to purchase a print of this!!!!
fbronnie Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Great work!
Is there any chance I could use this photo on a book?
I'm writing a book about steampunk jewelry - "How To" or "Do It Yourself" kind of a book.
Besides my own jewelry projects, I would like to illustrate it with some steampunk images like the one above.
allaina85 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2016
I love this! well done! 
BlazingLife97 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016  Student General Artist
YachyLintuSolid Featured By Owner Edited Apr 1, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
"Climb the sky, swim in the clouds. That is all what I want.
There are no walls or only there we built..." I love it! Rose 
Nerd-Wiki Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
This is beyond awesome! :)
SabineMondestin Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015  Professional Artist
It looks like it's coming right out of a dream, just amazing work and pure talent!
keep it up ;-)
stevie178 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Well I'm no critique , just a very simple man so here's my very simple view..........This is a beautiful piece and I'm happy to have been able to see it . 
Your other works are also quite incredible , Thank You for sharing your talents.

Hazelhippo Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Student Writer
is looks like something from Bioshock: Infinite and I love it!!!
FFXluvur12 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Student General Artist
That's what I thought, too! 
fireflyshywishes Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015
So cool! :D
Scarni Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Student General Artist
Wow this is awesome. I love steam puck stuff especially air ships
. This is so cool!!!
MauiNoah14 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Student General Artist
SoulCaster10 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know he's connected to a rope and all but I can just imagine that if tried to propose and started bending one knee down and try fitting the wedding ring while in that position, this picture would probably become a Shakespearean travesty... in the air...xD. Jokes aside, really beautiful collaboration piece, personally everything looks just right.
TheOfficeBandit Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Professional Photographer
Breath taking
Paradigm4096 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I love this. You managed to emote in art everything one might feel in such a situation. Desire, tension, frustration, fear, and certainly love. I personally really enjoy the way the Captain has embraced the attachment to his ship while also embracing his desire to reach his love interest. Wrapped up clinging to the only way he has available to get closer to hand over the rose.

I think the physics involved would actually hold, would be a bit of a balancing act, true. Having the rope braced with the right leg and the tension of the rope wrapped around his arm pulling the rope into his shoulder would keep him safe ( that's likely totally what I would do anyway ! ) 

Great detail and depth throughout the image. Well done and congrats on DD 2013. Totally not sure how I missed this then.
rixv Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh my freaking gosh those clouds Pusheen Icon 2 AMAZING<3 Not only the clouds but the piece all together! Fantabulous work~

I have a thing for clouds and the sky
SpicyToenails Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015
Awesome! But i think the man's pose looks a little strange, even though you can see the rope that's keeping him in place. idk lol
jkkgug Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015
Woww very romantic as in a dream
SirOminousOwl Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Professional Writer
Wow this is so amazing!
It's actually rather inspiring. :3
I can just look at it for hours haha. XD
Shinghi07 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's fcking awesome!!!
Raja-786 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015
Very cool! Awesome piece.
IAm1Art Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Student General Artist
Reminds me of Romeo and Juliet
Jessonga Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Amazing ! :D
GhostPhenomenon Featured By Owner Edited Jun 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
bioshock infinite
DreamArts-Photo Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Professional Photographer
Si je peux me permettre, travail de fou furieux et très très bien fait. Mais il ne manquerait pas la taille et les jambes à la demoiselle ? En tout cas travail de lumière, composition, personnage, détail, etc, etc vraiment parfait !!!
MythrilAngel Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is awesome! How did you get the soft light spattering (as if filtering through leaves) on the pavilion? I love that soft nostalgic look :)
urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015
nice take on both genres!
romance and steempunk are good!
SisterOfSkyrim Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This reminds of Bioshock Infinite! I love this whole piece of art; how well it was made, great job!
Tris-Marie Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015
awe :heart:
BBMcKenzie Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is sweet!
AstralDaamon Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015
Is she missing the lower have of her body?
Mooneon Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are you trolling or just plain retarded?
AstralDaamon Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015
I'll take retarded apparently.  
urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015
it's behind the balcony...
Rzavio Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
is that in skyI think I've fainted. 
CaldoRosa Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
ThirdJohn Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015   Traditional Artist
Julianez Featured By Owner May 11, 2015
Fabulous work! :)
Mijder Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015
Would it be okay to use this as an illustration for my fiancée and I's wedding page for our Steampunk Haunted Mansion Wedding?
ektapinki Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
laurentiusmark93 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing and romantic!
Likaseth Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the whole composition and the colors! Especially the clouds look amazing! 
ihamo Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
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