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Starstrutter

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As promised, one interesting wwI plane. I paint it because I really like the unusual design. Its an austria-hungarian figter nicknamed Starstrutter or flying coffin:)
Second thing is that Im coming from the same city as the pilot of this plane. He was the best pilot from hungary in wwI. On the picture he is defending the port on adriatic against Italian bombers.

Technically, I had a 3d model done by my friend which was used for basic perspective. Rest is painting in photoshop with a big help from custrom brushes done by other frined. But generally I went to sligtly different and more dramatic style. So dont know if it was succesfull, you can tell me how you like it. Or dislike:)
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cullyferg2010's avatar
I have the same model, but never got around to putting it together.  But once the holidays are over, I'm going to modify it into an aircraft along the lines of Mike Doscher's 'Spacecraft of the First World War', but he fighting was on Mars.
Nat-ti's avatar
I'm glad to have found you on Deviantart !
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trowif's avatar
I like it. The view, the feel and the houses beneath looks so great and interesting. :) You did a real good job here.
Enrico1946's avatar
AN ART DESERVING FOR A GREAT RESPECT FOR THE GREAT ARTIST :#1: :w00t: :w00t: :#1:
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Quigonjinncosplay's avatar
Wow! - The picture has an incredible speed! :jarkinajar:
Jesusdragon737's avatar
I love the detail that you put into even the ship in the background. Awesome perspective too!
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metalpanzervi's avatar
Beautiful. I love your work! :D
Nero-Clau's avatar
Nice picture! :D
Mastermaul345's avatar
Love the gun bus on his 5.
achmedthedeadteroris's avatar
der beste östereich-ungarnische jägerpilot war das nicht Gudwin Brumowksi?
RadoJavor's avatar
This one was the best Hungarian. Even he was half Slovakian, born in Presburg.
LMercier's avatar
Interesting picture. I was never aware of most of the WW1 planes except the more obvious one. Really well done though, on all level(atmosphere, detail, colorwork, ...).

+fav :)
Dan-S-T's avatar
What are the two aircraft in this picture?
RadoJavor's avatar
some italian farmans
Art-e86's avatar
Paintings to get drawn in to!

Breath-taking.

:worship::worship::worship::worship::worship::worship:
thehiddenhellcat's avatar
I think you hit the mark on this one. It really is dramatic. I feel like the plane is about to come bursting out of the computer screen.
OutlawStudios's avatar
sweeet!!!this reminds of a pic I would I would have hanging on the wall when I was kid
TacoDuck's avatar
Your paintings of WW1 airplanes really fascinate me :D keep up the good work!
deeminllama's avatar
love the ship in the background...
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