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Castle in the mountains by umbatman Castle in the mountains by umbatman
castle and the extension-www.deviantart.com/maky-orel/a…
closest foreground rocks-www.deviantart.com/raindroppe/…
mountain 2 and near rock cliffs- www.deviantart.com/neverfading…

I was going to add those birds or doves in the sky but i think the cheese factor would have gone through the roof.
something new a three point perspective.
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Dahviesangel Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My gosh your work is amazing 
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umbatman Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2018  Professional General Artist
thank you
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pjenz Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the perspective on this, and I love the overall tone, really great job, that castle is amazing :heart:
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2018  Professional General Artist
yes but i will never attempt a perspective like this ever again
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CiLiNDr0 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow What a great job!
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funkyalienlovers Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome scene!
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Enoa79 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2018
Beautiful work. The details are amazing.
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Professional General Artist
yeah, it took alot of of time
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:iconenoa79:
Enoa79 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2018
But the result is worth the effort. :)
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2018  Professional General Artist
indeed
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RReddVar Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, amazing scene! 
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Professional General Artist
thanks alot
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DeadKnight1 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2018
Big questions aside, very good piece.
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Professional General Artist
whats the question?
thanks by the way
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DeadKnight1 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 16, 2018
Well, mainly just the practicality of this castle. I'm willing to shrug this castle off simply for artistic license.

But looking at it from a practical side, one has to wonder what this castle's purpose is, as in its tactical benefits for its location in relation to its surroundings.

There's also the question as to whether it really needs to be a castle at all, as siege weapons can't reach it, there's no good place to shoot the defenders from, and so the only way to siege this castle would be to camp outside its gates, and maintain pressure at the postern. Indeed, simply a manour would suffice.

What kind of enemies is the castle there to defend against?

There's also certain battlements that don't really need to be there, like the crenellations and the machicolations. In fact, most of the castle wall could be left out and its defensive value would be more or less the same. Due to its location, it is in the perfect, most defensible location you could build a castle.

It also seems large for a castle, doesn't it? Castles historically were deceptively small, only consisting of a few rooms, really. If you look at the top-down layout of most historical castles, it becomes clear that they're actually quite simple.

[Layout of Conwy Castle in Wales]
[Layout of Windsor Castle in England]
[Layout of Harlech Castle in Wales]

Of course, none of this is meant to be me saying that I don't like this art; on the contrary I like it a lot. It's simply the part of me that loves castles and castle design that is speaking here.
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umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Professional General Artist
no problem I understand. Well its based in fantasy.
Ok since you asked alot of questions, let me try my best to answer them or explain my choices for
the design.

the castle is big not just to show the height but i wanted to also show the amount of people that would be  living inside.
its more like a castle of a community or a town, i don't think i could have made it bigger in this perspective.

The castle is said to hold many many treasures, instruments and weapons, but the inhabitants of the castle are peaceful people that are safe guarding those precious relics.

The location of the castle is to show that the people that built the castle always thought about seclusion rather then violence or attack.
ANd its located in a dangerous place indeed as you said it would be almost impossible to stage attacks from far, the point being that only a few can actually make the journey here, and it would take a man of noble heart and courage to get across.

Most who hear the myths of the castle say "ot couldn't exist, how can a castle be there in the mountains and waterfall, any man that would go there would be a mad man"

so the warrior, he is noble at heart and he is own his mission to retrieve the lost crystal of the amdana (a time traveling relic).
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DeadKnight1 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018
Thank you. That gives me a bit more of an insight.
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umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2018  Professional General Artist
well these are illusions that don't exist or have any souls so to put something there which really isn't there is the trick, and the trick to
make connections with the human mind.
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touchofthesoul Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing work!!! Clap
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
thank you, by the way how are you?
I haven't seen you in a while.
i hope all is well.
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touchofthesoul Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am working for my Phd thesis and I do not have much free time...Still, I have just posted a work....Have a look and tell me what you think of it!!!
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umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2018  Professional General Artist
wow your doing your phd, i haven't even thought about my masters.
I will take a look.
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Sj-the-fox-bat Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018
Good art
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
thanks
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6cn Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This looks amazing
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
thanks
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BlackStarWolf100 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018
I so wanna live in the mountains. :deviantart:
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
same here
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Lazy-Coyote-Burrito Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
:0 this is epiccc
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
epicness redefined
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Lazy-Coyote-Burrito Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
:0...whoa😂
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Danilo-Costa Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really awesome!
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umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
thanks
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theAllex Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really appreciate changing the angle and putting us in a different perspective. We do not see that very often, probably because it's super hard to do realistically, but you did it. Cheers mate
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umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
tell me about it mate. i forgot how tough photo manipulations are,
yeah even drawing 3 point perspective is tough.
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panjoool Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What an amazing work.  Love the castel
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
thanks alot man
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