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Star Runner

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Published: November 9, 2011
© 2011 - 2020 Joe-Roberts

I’ve been uploading old art to my new Instagram. This one was looking a little dated so I decided to re-work it.

It’s an updated version of my Nebula Awards artwork from 2011. I’d been asked to create a kind of Star Wars / Blade Runner style bar scene, so I decided to depict a Han Solo style smuggler with a crystal to sell, and a Jabba inspired gangster who doesn’t like the price.

But, if it does kick off, his companion will have already, “shot first”.

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1327x1796px 1.17 MB
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Software
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 (Macintosh)
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jacobseed12345678's avatar

This is really a nice I like it

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pixgHobbyist Digital Artist
Beutiful, love the colour pallet.
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DarthWill3Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very cool!
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Ryan-ZenProfessional Artisan Crafter
very impressive!
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MartyRossArtsStudent Digital Artist
amazing
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rhunel General Artist
Good job!
ToomassArt's avatar
Cool! Excellent characters and atmosphere ! :)
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32929wtHobbyist Digital Artist
It is so inspiring!! +fav +fav +fav 
Midway2009's avatar
Midway2009Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome setting. :D
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SpaceCowboy5000Hobbyist General Artist
Very well done! I see the elements of Star Wars and BR. I also see the blaster. Will he shoot first? :D
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RKMADIS0N800Student Artist
Did you come up with the characters for this scene? because I feel like I've seen the gangster somewhere before. Seriously I keep thinking about it I know I've seen the guy somewhere before but I can't put my finger on it. 
Shadowwright's avatar
The guy on the left looks kind of like you.
NonieR's avatar
Oh, geez; I'd forgotten your Nebula. Congratulations all over again!
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MitruComixProfessional Digital Artist
Great illustration
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VMJML1er General Artist
Space Sin City     
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JackieDavenportProfessional Traditional Artist
Kicks SO much ass!
JaneIanniello's avatar
How wonderful - is this digital art or paint?
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Joe-RobertsProfessional Digital Artist

Thank you, it's digital paint :)

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1up-MushroomHobbyist Writer
Nicely designed picture. I like the moody and Noir ish atmosphere. Kind of reminds me of a classic scene from an old 1940s picture, except it's all sci fi.
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fhelalr Digital Artist
So cool! 
JohnSavite's avatar
I could write a fun little sci-fi short story out of this picture. Its got all the elements in it to inspire. Really is a nice job. Took imagination and planning, I'm guessing.
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JavorajProfessional Digital Artist
I love the style :)
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