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USS Princeton

Another picture from my alternative universe, American battlecruiser USS Princeton on patrol off the Newfoundland coast.
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ltcommander's avatar
Makes me wish I was alive during the time of The Great White Fleet. Nicely done
HaloOfDawn's avatar
amazing, truley amazing
You have such a gift for drawing machinery. And not just the machinery, the mood behind it as well. Amazing.
DOGZOVWAR81's avatar
What a great piece of art!
karliashi's avatar
amazing, I love the colors you have chosen and how the ocean has been painted :)
sketchboook's avatar
thanks buddy, i appreciate it...
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GraySharkStudios's avatar
Everyone loves a good rustic battleship now and then! show one fireing those fancy guns next time!
sketchboook's avatar
not sure if everyone... but i realy love them:-) check out these books, there are 3 (pre ww1, ww1 and WW2) full of battleships. [link]
GraySharkStudios's avatar
Wow thats pretty neat, course you know Ive always enjoyed your style art, I never have tried it out before myself, but I often imagine scenes of my own in the style you draw lol.

As to ships, I like battleships alot, its a shame about the Bismark sinking IMO (regardless of what it represented and who owned it) I design alot of my own space ship designs around the theme of actual ocean ships...

Thanks for the link!
Blackburnart's avatar
pretty awesome, all hand painted?
sketchboook's avatar
this one yes, no photos used. PS CS4 with its rotating canvas is amazing, it is liked a dream.
Blackburnart's avatar
yeah once I get a faster computer I'm gonna make the switch to CS4, I tried it once but it was just too laggy to make it worth while, when the only stroke I have trouble with / annoys me is straight up at a slight curve, it always comes out squiggly

impressive that there was no model used =) keep it up
Tell the captin to be on the lookout for Simolian Pirates.
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Elemento11's avatar
way to cool....
dasAdam's avatar
great shading dude :)
MythArcana's avatar
Full speed ahead! You certainly poured on the detail in this one and really looks convincing! Excellent stuff!
Wiblinette's avatar
Ohhhh, awesome :)
madmick2299's avatar
looks amazing! 12 inch guns? or 15 inch?
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