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Travellers

By Scortis

Somewhere in space, there was a very advanced race called "Travellers" that even reached the space.
In their system was only one planet and it had one moon. But the exploration of space brought also some negative things. They found even more advanced race than they are. They races made an nonaggression pact but our second race has turned traitor and almost defeated Traveller race on planet.
But what they didn't know about was the fact that Travellers also colonised their moon and then developed the moon shield ,superweapon and interstellar drive drawing energy from the core.
Then they rached homeworld of the traitor race and now they are using their superweapon to take vengeance on them.

The rest can you see on the image ;)

Technical parameters:
:bulletred:6000x4000 (without borders)
:bulletblue:about two weeks of work
:bulletred:PSD file size reaching one gigabyte:o
:bulletblue:Photoshop CS4, Cinema 4D, Vue

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Widescreen 16:9 (Have special borders ;))
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Comments & Critiques & Faves are welcome :)
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JoeyJazz's avatar
:star::star::star::star-half::star-empty: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Originality
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Technique
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Impact

First - I'm glad you removed that terrible 3D ship.
It's obvious this is probably the best piece you've done so far. Although - nothing is perfect. I'll get back to it later, first - the highlights.
This piece has that beautiful classic SA feeling (except it's not hand made). At first glance I wouldn't even recognize all the other 3D aspects. Original sci-fi idea only supports this classical mood when all the Space Art artists were not influenced by science and their imagination had no boundaries.
Color mood is laso one of the highlights - no big contrast, but calm, soft colors that don't distract from details.
There are just 2 things that concern me a bit - the first one you already know - it's that composition - not really wrong, but a bit messed up. Too much objects together on small space. Space needs to breathe.. ..it's vast and silent - your is just.. ..crowded. <img src="e.deviantart.net/emoticons/b/b…" width="15" height="15" alt=":D" title=":D (Big Grin)" />
The other problem is with the overal "plastic" feel when I look a bit closer. Not a really big deal, but I must mention it. Probably caused by that 3D machinery.
Anyway - a good piece in right time. That's the way to go!
tsumefan2's avatar
sounds like the new game that's coming out called destiny by bungie....
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RizarLogic's avatar
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Scortis's avatar
I haven't been here for a long time, so I'm responding very late. Thank you very much :).
danarogon's avatar
Am I not seeing this correctly? Am I blind? Cuss why did this pic won? i mean no offence dude congratz for winning and all but i don't find this that good :/ the lighting look very strange... it seems there is no prespective here... i find this a starter work. and not a work that should be the winner for the contest! i have seen other great works in this contest... but i don't find yours that whorty :/
Scortis's avatar
It's also the opinion. I was also very surprised I won. Judges probably liked an idea or dunno. I know of the messed perspective etc. but I did this work in my 16 :D
innovari's avatar
An amazing andcreative work! BRAVO!
RizarLogic's avatar
It's a classic story of hubris. It's probably more likely that the two species evolved from a similar original lifeform to account for their relative closeness of advancement. Really great work!
Just keep on traveling...
WaneBlade's avatar
That'd be cool if we here on Earth had that! ...but then again, what the heck.
P-ns3's avatar
GUESS WHAT I FOUND A HEART IN THIS PIC
Scortis's avatar
Dunno, most of people like idea ;)
P-ns3's avatar
i donno what yur talkin' about, but i saw the heart down at the bottom of the pic where it merors idk how to spell word
and the idea is a good one
Scortis's avatar
Probably know what do you think - the asteroid by the text and its reflection. You're right looks like heart but it wasn't planned and i noticed that once when you told it to me ;) (on my own art :D). Thank you for comment
P-ns3's avatar
your welcome
princejulian's avatar
reminds me of the Death Star =P
very nice picture, and congrats!
subedei's avatar
Excellent work well done
Hylanvahr's avatar
Congrats on winning the contest! It was truly well-earned. And yes, revenge is effing sweet!
FreeForm---Creations's avatar
Are You Serious This Was A gigabyte?!?!?!?!?!?!
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