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Carrier Landing by zulumike Carrier Landing by zulumike
This is my first digital art oil painting on canvas.

Reference model aircraft from SimV for FSX flight sim.
BG is original.

The scene is a FU4 Corsair as the pilot makes his final leg approach for a carrier landing, some where in the Pacific during WW II. The "Greatest Generation" at War.

The work was done using Corel Painter 12 and Vue. The brushes are really awesome.

This painting reminds me of my early days of oil painting art classes when there was no computers. Also it reminds me of the love for aviation art and all those great artists that I envied who illustrated those books "back in the day" . I can still smell the oils and turpintine today, good memories. Cheers, Mike
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SPANZZ Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
GREAT JOB FOR A GREAT TIME IN OUR OUR COUNTRY
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zulumike Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, I always admired this generation and the skills and dedication that they gave during WW II.
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JOCAPS Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
Like this warbird. have being told it was f.... hard to pilot.
I personnally saw one crashing at the take off (it was a scaled model...)
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zulumike Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can't image landing these on an aircraft carrier, it was a "controlled crash" as I have heard them say. It required the best of the best to pilot these planes.

Thanks for the feedback.
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The-Bean-Machine Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013
The F-4U crashed a lot when attempting to land on a carrier because the pilot simply couldn't see where he was going. The cockpit had an abnormal angle that when the pilot came in to land, he couldn't see over the massive engine since plane would be angled upward in order to catch the line on touchdown.
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JOCAPS Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
And I forgot to say about your painting wich I like very much, and here particulary, with the canson paper grain, it's great!
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zulumike Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You, I thought I would try something new with this work and go for a "oil painting" look on canvas. Cheers.
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JOCAPS Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
You do very very well with digital!
But brushes and old paint aren't that bad.
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RainbowDashTheScout Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're a new airplane Picasso! I luv it :3
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You.
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warrior1944 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
Looks amazing O_O
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You much, appreciate it. Cheers.
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jncarter Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nicely done Mike
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks John, This was new and different project using some fantastic brushes with Painter 12. Cheers, Mike
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KuraiTenshiV Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist
well done, and this is my fav plane
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You, I always liked the "gull wing" look and it's history and contribution to the War.
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KuraiTenshiV Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist
Used to watch ba.ba black sheep with my dad, recently began showing it to my friend I think they are tired of my snipits on the plane lol
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I also used to watch the show. I never get tired of aircraft history and and aviation art. I grew up with it. Cheers.
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KuraiTenshiV Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist
=D
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You Much. I appreciate it. Cheers, Mike
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TearfulSoul Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
awesome!
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, I appeciate it. Cheers.
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