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NEO JAPAN 2202 - PHANTOMS

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Published: May 22, 2015
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New piece for Neo Japan! 

"Invisible Ops aka Yurei aka Phantoms/Ghost, is a a project funded by the Royal Police, a project that focuses on producing stealth units, equipped with cloak-capable fabrics and often covered in dark colors. They are built to specialize in stealth missions. The units are controlled using a hive system, by an A.I called Tsuki, which is one of the oldest and the earlier model of A.I developed, this enables the unit to operate with extreme accuracy, precision and synchronization, much efficient that its human counterpart. "

Here you can see an early experimentation and prototype version of the Yurei in a field test, with retractable active camo-tape from its head. 

Looking forward to the final version of these guys!
Edit: The tapes are of course for now, are for aesthetic purposes, I wanted to show the bot more than the tape right now, so this wont be as practical in the final version, i can assure you that at least :D
Edit 2: Looking for ideas for a next tutorial, it'd be great if you can let me know your thoughts or any ideas! :D
Tutorial Ideas, anyone?Hey guys! Been awhile since I've updated my journal, here are some status updates:
The book for Neo Japan 2202 is on hold for now, due to personal reasons and I didn't want to rush it out, and I'm working on another book right now so I gotta make time for that first. :D The book will be announced in a couple of months time, it's gonna be a collaboration with a lot of great artists so hang tight!
I'll drop anymore updates about the book if there's any, so for now I'm gonna keep posting snippets of Neo Japan from time to time. 
So main topic:
Thank you guys so much for the views! You guys are the best :D I've been reading the comments and sorry I havent gotten to reply them, i'll do so soon! Rushing some projects recently so be kind D:
Anyways, gonna do a tutorial but I figure it's best if you guys can let me know what your thoughts are, what your questions are and what sort of tutorial you would like to see, let me know in the comments! For me to get some ideas and s



For this piece I use a photo from the Australian Navy Divers as a base :D The series of photos are amazing!
ausmilitary.com/images/clearan…

Another piece:
NEO JAPAN 2202 - PHANTOMS by johnsonting
Image size
2500x1477px 6.45 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D2X
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
38 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Sep 12, 2008, 11:45:42 AM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
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darkyson's avatar

A wonderful design.

VoidMasker's avatar
Looks like a breed between Crysis' main protagonist and Warframe's Excalibur
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ROCKSALTZ-WID-A-ZHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thought this was a 3D model at first.
KAJ420360's avatar
Bada$$!!!!!!!! So awesome it's time to see this in a movie!
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Buckland-Fly84Professional Digital Artist
I can see him...
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piggyleaksStudent General Artist
Oh my God.
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Nobert-Stanel Traditional Artist
Wow..
TacoVoodooDoctor's avatar
So it's like the cloak from Harry Potter?
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sete34Hobbyist Interface Designer
very good job, thanks for sharing.
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SneakySoftSnatcherHobbyist General Artist
this is insanely awesome 11/10
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laRloClHobbyist Digital Artist
looks so awesome!, im thinking of rebuilding something like this in blender
lih33's avatar
Fabulous!!!!!!!!
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HelloimKikiStudent Digital Artist
you´re amazing!
Micropulse7's avatar
This could make a great movie. 
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MasamoonDeuxHobbyist General Artist
That is astoundingly cool. You have earned yourself a fan.
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ThreeDeeDeemonHobbyist Traditional Artist
Nikon cameras takes such great pictures. This one is impressive
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CHIK CHIK ABOOOOOOOM
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LukehamzHobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutely Amazing!!
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KellyB12333Student Digital Artist
Amazing as always! As for a tutorial, one on your process and how you go about deciding what to paint and what to use photos for would be amazing!
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