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Oct 19, 2009 | 11:54 PM EDT
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Illustration
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1816 x 524 px
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city
fire
giant
nausicaa

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I did this about a year ago, one of my first drawings that I started by using scanned ink and paper, and finished in Painter and Photoshop using a Tablet. I based this on the flashbacks to the apocalypse from Miyazaki's Nausicaa, as it was used on the inside of a 4-Panel insert for a CD by The Saints Collapse, called "The Seven Days of Fire" (also a Nausicaa reference).

A lot messier than something I would normally aim for, as I was trying to focus more on action and immediacy rather than cleanliness and character definition. It's also super long because a 4 panel fold-out has a 1:4 aspect ratio, which was interesting to work with. I really have a thing for panoramic-style ratios... but, generally speaking, I find 3-panel to be a much easier span to work with. As far as CD covers go, anyways. Thhhhaattttss all.

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maru120maru120

Rated 5 / 5 stars

*sigh*

I wish I could draw like you :(



OneWayDevilOneWayDevil

Rated 5 / 5 stars

the god warrior!

awesome fan art! you should read the magna as well. =]



cosmicwhalecosmicwhale

Rated 5 / 5 stars

WIN

This is insanity.
The messier style really fits this piece...



Kieran-sKieran-s

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wow

Really awesome work. The texture and angle of the picture make it look so epic. Also, nice job capturing one of the giant warriors, I saw the reference immediately. I also liked the way you used the giant in a modern theme. Couldn't have done it better. 10/10 5/5


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redminus responds:

Ahh thanks, seriously... one of my favorite films and I'm really glad someone caught it


JakBaronKingJakBaronKing

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Woah ~ Now that's scary

I wonder who this Rock Band is?

It sure has that Miyazaki inspiration....though a bit on the dark side might I add.

It is quite dark! But amazingly good!


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redminus responds:

HEY JAK!
Thanks for the review, I should have some lighter stuff coming along soon too, heh