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The Fire
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Published: September 20, 2008
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My most complicated picture in last time. But also my favourite theme again. I spend days on paintig just the fire and light effect on this picture. The goal was make a monumental painting like in the old times.
For history fans it is a battle in Vigo bay between spanish and british fleet. All ships should be historicall correct as in begining of 18th century.
The whole picture was done in about 35 hours stretched in about 3 months. Just photoshop+ wacom intous.
Please bear in mind Its a Creative Assembly copyright .

Thanks for any comments.
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PrinceCharmingLoki's avatar
PrinceCharmingLoki|Hobbyist Photographer
Hello :wave:
Your devitation has been featured here www.deviantart.com/princecharm…
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bluegiraffe93's avatar
Friggin epic
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HJRobinson's avatar
Great work.
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UniverseOfTheKID's avatar
Nice work! Feel free to drop by and check some of my work out :)
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Aldorius's avatar
Amazing work. I've always loved battle scenes between old sailing ships.
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Vandal030's avatar
Fantastic Artwork, well done.
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Taikatia's avatar
Wow. This is beautiful! Your work is amaizing!
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MarinaThompson|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Truly beautiful.
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Ruzanchik's avatar
Ruzanchik|Student Digital Artist
Amazing work!
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RadoJavor|Professional General Artist
Yes. I've done it for this game.  thanks for the praises:)
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stefanmarthaler's avatar
  Can I use this in a picture I'm doing         stefanmarthaler.deviantart.com…
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Lormet-Images's avatar
Fantastic work! :)
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Alexandrevla| General Artist
Breathtaking..! Splendid work.
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evadelasangre's avatar
SICK!!!!!!! Do you sell these?
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Daughter-of-Shadow|Hobbyist General Artist
The fire effects in this are amazing, and the texture of the billowing smoke looks so realistic.  If you were going for monumental painting, you succeeded.  This wouldn't look out of place in an art museum.  :D
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mkps111669's avatar
have a huge interest in the event of Vigo Bay , battle for the great treasure of the Spaniards 
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JoeyIsHere's avatar
Wow this is really amazing! w00t! 
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sfaber95|Hobbyist Photographer
stunning:)
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HectorDefendi-Light|Professional Digital Artist
"Awesome work"
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yazackak|Student Writer
Very beautiful! Empire: Total War is one of my favorite games (I believe I have 350+ hours logged on it from a single campaign, conquering the world as the Polish), so I saw these loading pictures a lot. This one always moved me the most. The fire from the flames give it such energy. I didn't fight many naval battles, my venetian allies did that for me, but this picture always managed to hammer in how badly I failed if I suffered defeat.
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YumikoLi's avatar
I think I've fainted. I think I've fainted. I think I've fainted. 
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