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Summer is miles and miles away by Nambroth Summer is miles and miles away by Nambroth
Nnggh, skyscrapers.
I don't have a very good head for technical drawing of geometrical things in perspective, so I apologize in advance if it looks a little... off.

I wanted to keep the buildings somewhat clean, but retain an organic "painted" feel, to keep it from becoming too lifeless.

Chunky oil pastel and a touch of watercolors in Painter.

To be continued....
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Estme Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
I've been just looking through my messages archive from 2006 and found a link to this picture. It's good to find it again after all these years :)
StarWarrior3710 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012
Opeth refrence..on purpose I hope.
Nambroth Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Professional General Artist
Oh yes.
StarWarrior3710 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
GOOD! Because Opeth is probubly the single greatest band in the world...well in my opinion. Good to know other people like them too!
Nambroth Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012  Professional General Artist
I agree! They are my favorite.
StarWarrior3710 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012
Mine and my boyfriend`s too. They`re going on tour with Mastodon in April. I don`t know where you live but they`re gonna be in America, it will be a good show.
Nambroth Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Professional General Artist
How fantastic! I live way out in the middle of nowhere (in the US) but if I can afford tickets I'd love to try and get to a show.
StarWarrior3710 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
I live in Ohio so it`s kinda in the middle of nowhere, They came to columbus not to long ago and my boyfriend got tickets sadly my mother wouldnt let me go but he said the show was really good. On the tour with mastodon the closest theyre comming to us is Michagian and Pennsylvania. I love both Opeth and Mastodon so I`m definately gonna try and go.
Fernosaur Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
There's only very minor "offs" in geometry, but composition and palette MORE than make up for it. Seriously, brilliant contrast. Instafav!

Also, chunky oil pastel ftfw!
dlab Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Professional Artist
simply amazing
Jsweethome Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
Jeneralissimus Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
Love geometry and perspective; I'd say this piece captures both and then some!
NamelessIMoonlight Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Student General Artist
I can't see it. D:
DemonLilith Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Student Artist
I love this picture so much! I saw it and got soooo inspired :) here my version of your picture, with an mechanical bird [link]
hope this is okay ?

greetings Gini~

ps.: XD sorry for my bad english!!
Nambroth Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Professional General Artist
Hi! Thanks for writing me! :)
I really wish you had asked first! I would love to say it's no problem but it is essentially copied directly except for the design of the bird. I really hate to do so but I need to ask you to take it down; selling prints of it I regret is sort of 'adding insult to injury'. :(
I hope you can understand. I am not trying to be mean, but only to protect my copyright and my livelihood. It would be neat if you were inspired by it, but took it your own direction; what if you changed the cityscape up (there are a lot of Creative Commons images here in the Stock section and on with photos you could use) to put your mechanical bird in? That would be really neat!
DemonLilith Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010  Student Artist
all right, im sorry
BlueSkies21 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2010
What an eerie and somber feel this painting gives off.
SethAltair Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Whoa, talk about the atmosphere...
monacle-man Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010
very nice, it has such a great feeling in it
krisi-chan Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Student Filmographer
Kaminarai Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010  Student Digital Artist
how beautiful, could you tell me which program did you use for this?
BleedingHeart2010 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
And i can't believe summer's here already. :(
leandroalvarez Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2010
q exelente manejo de perspectiva
vitellan Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2010
Not just the perspective, but the hues and atmosphere of this work are very well selected and created. :)
benzelphotog Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2010
Giar3579 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Awesome job...I like it....:)
CoLdEmBeRs22 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2009  Student General Artist
Wow, your piece really captivated me! Very beautiful! I love the simplicity of the scene...*awestruck*
CoLdEmBeRs22 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2009  Student General Artist
Wow, your piece really captivated me! Very beautiful! I love the simplicity of the scene...*awestruck*
Rengetsu Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009
It is summer, now~
^ ^;
Looks great =] I like the colors
Cusd Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009 it...
SHAN-01 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Professional General Artist
really nicely done!

thewyteangel Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009
Oh god... beautiful lighting and amazing perspective. This already creates a whole setting in my mind. Amazing art as always <3
Marcel-the-Crow Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
*jawdrops* Woah...You are catching that perfect mood of urbanity right there. Simply perfect! <33
laurbits Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
The composition is wonderful and it really gives me a very claustrophobic vibe.

Wonderfully done!
beemote Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009
Your works are amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111
sphc Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2009
awsome! it could be a são paulo picture too
PaleHok Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow.. for a moment when I full viewed this, it made me dizzy. Haha, like when you lean your head to far back. Really lovely job, I think the buildings look fine. (:
OLoboCanta Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008
this is awesome. i already added it to my faves, but i came across it again and decided to leave another comment :)
wishmaster6 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008
original well done
mortisha667 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2008
Your gallery is amazing.
I even have feeling that I mustn't look in to the light of lamps, because a stain will remain in front of my eyes.

Love animals, and all these creatures :)
Ihuatzin Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Im in love with this x3! Amazing job!
alicekazam Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2008  Student General Artist
mrrrrrrrrrrr :love:
Leabag Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing picture. I stared at it for ages in awe :P
FinchFight Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008
i love your perspective in this! really great.
L0UDST Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008   Digital Artist
I love the colors in this
Bryyo Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2008   Interface Designer
Amazing perspective!
crowfaery Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2008
i love your crows, they are beautiful
Reversed-Pocky Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2008
amazing perspective! the birds in the bg really add to the picture
lovely colors again c:
Idene Featured By Owner May 13, 2008
wow... that's just... amazing! i don't know what else to say about it.

Light-Tracer Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2008
Cool picture, love the perspective.
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