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Suspended City
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Published: March 22, 2012
© 2012 - 2019 J-Humphries
For this environmental concept, my goal was to combine aspects of both fantasy and science fiction, to make an image at once mystical and futuristic. I came up with the idea of a tree city that was built not of lumber, but of old spaceship parts, scavenged from an ancient colony ship that crashed on an forest world filled with sequoia like trees. Due to a forest floor teaming with hostile creatures and gasses, the survivors were forced to live in the canopy, taking apart their irreparable vessel over the centuries to create a network of hanging gardens and structures.

In this image, people take a break from their work to witness the seasonal appearance of glowing creatures, which float around the forest as jellyfish float in the ocean.
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1600x991px 1.04 MB
Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0 Windows
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ReiluneProfessional General Artist
My gawd this is perfect! I love your style!
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Growlie26Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's awesome!
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SasujonedwardProfessional Digital Artist
Recreated in 3D!!!: sasujonedward.deviantart.com/a…
had so much fun working on it! this really is an awesome piece though! beautiful work
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J-HumphriesProfessional Digital Artist
Ah, it's done eh? Looks good!
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SasujonedwardProfessional Digital Artist
Yes!! thank you so much! :D
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That's a beautiful picture... :)

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antoined73Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing job!
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aerroscape Digital Artist
fantastic concept- really great atmosphere!
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I want to live there
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This remind me Star Wars
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FresbeeHobbyist Filmographer
Really impressive! I think you've reach your goal ! Good job and keep going ! :)
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amazing artwork and even more amazing story to go with the concept! Fantastic!
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Dragonknight575Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work. :clap:
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id102Hobbyist Interface Designer
wonderful work
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ArtTraveller77Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really nice, love the design.
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BolynnHobbyist General Artist
Super cool!
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ArlangsHobbyist Filmographer
speechles, its just outstanding
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AllyQuake91Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome concept ^///^ I wish I could do concept art. This is really cool looking. I am jealous of your skills.
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InsaneymaneyHobbyist Traditional Artist
this is super sick looking!!!
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Passacaglia28Professional Traditional Artist
AMAZING detail and what an imagination!
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