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Naypyidaw by moodSwing08 Naypyidaw by moodSwing08
For Depthcore XXX 30th release "EMPIRE"
look mom it's very green!

Naypyidaw is the capital of Myanmar (Burma). The name means "Royal City".
I heard of this first on a much too early saturdaymorning some months ago, my radio alarm wasn't switched off so it went on just before the 7 am newsreport started. Which was good because it gave me the idea for this piece.
Apparently a swedish journalist had managed what no other journalist in the world had before, to sneak a taperecorder through the well protected gates of this fresh new capital.
About 1 and a half a year ago (Nov, 2005) the Myanmar Government made it public that they intended to move all the high chiefs and top of the chain people, such as the royal family, military generals and politicians but also scientist and other experts to this new, said to be, ultramodern city called Naypyidaw. It's location was what interested me most i think. Naypyidaw was built, littleraly, in the middle of the deep Burmese jungle, with barely no communications at all to the outside world. Constantly guarded by the military, no video-, regular cameras or recorders had been allowed inside and it was all very mysterious, atleast for me in my half baked state of too-earlyness.
Basically the thought of this ultramodern royal city of kings in the middle of a deep jungle just stayed in my head all day and for weeks and days, until finally i sat down a couple of nights and poured it all out.

So here you go, i hope you like it.
And forgive me if anything i've written above is incorrect or misjudged, i'm no expert in this matter offcourse.

peace / magnus

DepthCORE :heart:

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Naypyidaw by *moodSwing08 ( Featured by cosmosue )
robjphillips Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I enjoyed your comment, perhaps even more than the image.  Are you a writer as well?  If not, perhaps you'll give it some thought.  Nice work on the art and the written explanation as well. :)
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I had to prove that I could amount to something this picked me up when I was down this put me back in the swing of things I figured I should share the wealth
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BassNBooze Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! So prehistoric like - very imaginative & very mysterious!
JuseOneFUA Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Professional General Artist
Hey man, this is really inspiring. I will be showing your illustrations to my Street Art 101 class in Copenhagen later this month. Please keep on creating! I think your aesthetic could translate beautifully into wall paintings or graffiti pieces. If you ever want to take these from the paper to the wall, hit me up! I would love to collaborate!
Much respect!!!


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DaDangerDog Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011
absolutely incredible! very very well done! I am very impressed and i do love my photoshop :)
you should check out my work in photoshop on my page and see if you like anything :headbang:
BassiDesign Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Okej! Jag är absolut nybörjare men är bara 16 år också. Hur gammal var du när du började?

Har du någon msn eller facebook så kanske man kan ställa nån fråga då och då. Gillar verkligen din stil! Såg ditt namn i photoshop-tidningen första gången, men nu sitter jag och granskar dina bilder här på deviantart varje dag. Hehe...
moodSwing08 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011
Jo jag var väl runt 16-17 också, men det var mest latjolajban på den tiden.
Appropå 3D så har ju Photoshop CS5 kommit med en 3D funktion som gör det busenkelt att skapa 3D objekt direkt i Photoshop. Vilket jag tycker är helt underbart eftersom jag helst vill jobba i så få olika program som möjligt, men det är aldrig fel med lite förkunskaper från ett rent 3D program så man har ett litet hum om vad som händer å varför.

Jag har inte msn men om du har några frågor eller funderingar så är det bara att maila mig på, brukar vara ganska snabb på att svara där.

Ha de!
BassiDesign Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Okej! Asså jag kan ju inte säga att jag är världens seriösaste, men jag satsar och försöker hitta min stil.
Aa har hört det också!Jag ska under denna månaden försöka köpa CS5 men stundent-versionen. Är det ett bra köp eller finns det något annat liknande?

Vad behövs för att bli en duktig grafisk desginer (mer än att skapa fantastiska saker)? Eller rättare sagt för att bli ett stort namn.

Vi hörs!
BassiDesign Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Använde du Bryce här också som i den andra bilden du gjort? Kan man ladda ner det någonstans?
moodSwing08 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2011
Det här var Maxon Cinema 4D & Photoshop om jag inte minns fel. Corel Bryce är ett ganska klumpigt program att använda för illustration å printsaker, men som 3D-nybörjare tyckte jag det var lättare att förstå än t.ex C4D eller Autodesk 3D Studio Max. Det tar lite tid att lära sig de sistnämnda men i längden är det värt det istället för att sitta å grotta i Bryce. Alla tre finns nog att ladda ner via Piratebay
xBuscapex Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome...fantastic work

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Nice !
RichardTheRough Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Fantastic piece, featured here [link]
adni18 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Great work! :thumbsup:
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Your wonderful work is featured in my 2/24/10 Journal of outstanding DA art I have faved recently -- [link]
zitah Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010   Filmographer
i'm's really amazing!!!
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DarkMatter77 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009
Very nice piece. Great vision, intriguing design, and great tone. I love it! :+fav:
horselover146515 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009  Student General Artist
this is amazing! i love all your designs :) mind me asking what program you use? and keep up the good work
designsofakhter Featured By Owner May 20, 2009   Digital Artist
good work
meskalGraphics Featured By Owner May 13, 2009
this one is amazing..a real temple = D
moodSwing08 Featured By Owner May 15, 2009
thanks :)
antichrist01 Featured By Owner May 11, 2009
wow, fantastic work ;)
moodSwing08 Featured By Owner May 11, 2009
thank you :)
meskalGraphics Featured By Owner May 8, 2009
love it
MadsPJ Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2009
no words your work is just amazing.....
driq Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I don`t know where to start with this one! Is absolutly beautiful! The organic feel of it all is just amazing!
fauxpeanut Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2009
amazing!! im using it as my iPhone's wallpaper! instant fav!
antichrist01 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2009
so good
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electricmanja Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2009
pure madness
st7001 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wohhooo Graphical Trippy As!
Nice work
deZane Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
amazing work
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luv it!
LifesACookie Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
Amazing detail man.
Reakon-x Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Unbelieveble, wish i could do something like that oO
whiteshiro1 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2008
NICE!!! i love it
berrijuse Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
So freaking cool, this had gotta be one of my favourites of your work!
Lordhelmer Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008
Truely abstract =D unbelivable creative ;)
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