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Star Crusade - part 1 by OmeN2501 Star Crusade - part 1 by OmeN2501
Another book cover - first part from the series

Target was to create mixed sifi - fantasy picture to correspond with the story told in the book

Background is kinda mattepainting, few NASA photo used - character and ship cockpit made by hand with Wacom Intuos and Photoshop

Hope you like it
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:iconbbybellahh:
bbybellahh Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm flipping out. Your work is AMAZING.
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Akatar167 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
awesome!
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xorial Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
I love it. Was it ever used? I haven't seen it on any books.
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mharper1121 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013
Beautiful work on the chain maille.  I also love the bodice, but the neckpiece seems a bit... fanciful to me.  Belts and leather and the sword are keepers, though.  Well done on the clothing, and the character fits them nicely, being the kind Captain and fierce warrior she appears to be.

Your tech is gorgeous and the world in the background is very well put together.

Excellent work, sir.
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Kestrangel Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I found this picture ages ago, then lost it because I forgot to favourite! By happy chance I found it on a youtube video!
Hey, my old comment is just down there... why can I still see it? That was two years ago! This piece of work deserves so much more appreciation!
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profutur1971 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Beautiful image ! Good job ![link]
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Mad-Madam-M Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
I absolutely LOVE this image. What's so funny is I look just like this drawing and I don't even know the artist. I'd love to purchase a copy of this image autographed by the artist to hang on my wall and the rights to us it on my avatar on my webpage.

Let's talk!
Mad-Madam-M
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jessdog1011 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
nice work
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aurora2109green Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012
Amazing work!
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Trisaw1 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
Amazing 3D art talent! Your drawings add that visual 3D depth that works well. Rich in colors and lighting...I like many of your graphics.
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Jay-R-Took Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I...LOVE her outfit!!! It's cool, beautiful, and it actually covers her! :clap: :faint: :salute:
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Mabitsa Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012
Dude... you draw AWESOME!!!!
Keep the amazing pics coming!
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Urzu7 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
That... is AWESOME.
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Koruza Featured By Owner May 1, 2011
When you said "character and ship cockpit made by hand"
you mean there was no 3d used for this?
It's really hard to tell because of such amazing detail.
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olafanderson Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011
The decoration on her outfit is gorgeous.
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:iconkroax:
Kroax Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011
I love how everything looks so natural, as if lady musketeers are a common sight on intergalactic spaceships.
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LoZCollector Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Daaaaamn. Any book with cover art this totally AWESOME HAS to be a good read! *looks it up on Watersone's website*
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Kestrangel Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Yay! A heroine who isn't scantily clad in what amounts to little more than three strategically placed bits of duct tape!
Your work is so incredible... I think I have to hate you for how brilliant you are! :D

Truly awe-inspiring work.
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LoZCollector Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
PRAISE THE GODS, someone else who despises those piss-poor excuses for suits of armour as much as I do :D Long live practical clothing on heroines!
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arisutan Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Student General Artist
i love that she is aged and not in her 20s like every other heroine! you portrayed her perfectly <3
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PrincessUranus Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010
Wow! Das sieht ja toll aus!
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:iconkayanya:
Kayanya Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the combination of futuristic stuff and the old clothing+weapon, gives an interesting atmosphere.
And the background is gorgeous. And the cockpit design is beautiful, balanced and yet strong, amazing concept :) The soft blue glow looks just great, love it.
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nighthawk95 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
jut gorgeous <3
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:iconblood-phoenix78:
Blood-Phoenix78 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010
love the use of color and shadow in this one.
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DevineEmperorMeiji Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010
Lovely picture.
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FinalSage Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
What book is it for?
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Glustekem Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2010
This art is so good I want to go read the book. Can you give us a link to help us find it?
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xSayorIx Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2009
That is so well done that if you look not so carefully you can think that it is a photo. Hair, lips and eyes are so real. But in all your works I noticed that you have problems with noses. Everything is perfect on your works but noses are quite strange.
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Linnae Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2009
Wonderful picture! Awesome background.
The detail on the outfit is great, as is the outfit.
And I love swords and spaceships!
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xharuf Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very beautiful! :heart:
Great realisation :clap:
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sn4pdr4g0n Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2009  Student General Artist
I love how every one of your characters has a unique face. A lot of artists tend to draw the same face structures over and over with slight differences, but yours are all quite different which adds to the realism. She is my favourite, I think. :)
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TheKnightandTheAngel Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009
Your goal was very nicely achieved!
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:iconprivateikal:
privateikal Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Star Ocean kinda feel to it..very nicely done..intricate designs reminds me of the white tree of gondor..lord of the rings. cool
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:iconzjoriz:
zJoriz Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008
Awesome work as usual... very realistic and detailed :)
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tndrhrtd37 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2008
Beautiful...
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:iconwarsie:
Warsie Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
reminds me of the Glass Fleet anime.
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:iconchido-chan:
Chido-chan Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2008
Widziałam dzisiaj tą książkę w Empiku ;3
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sqspecial Featured By Owner May 18, 2008
I'm truly amazed by all of your work. some time in the future i hope to buid a gaming company would you take commisions for concept art?
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:iconbloodhia:
Bloodhia Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008
Fantastyczne, tyle detali i piękne mgławice. ^^
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ClubVanity707 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2008
I like it! so "gah"ness-breathtaking
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Prowler2885 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2008
Sci-Fi fantasy set in space with a woman in appropriate armor = Frelling awesome.

Something about women in armor just says awesome and sexy at the same time.
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The-Knick Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
HOLY!! I would so read that book! What's your art medium??
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:iconmagiclife:
magiclife Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2008
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconlyguani:
Lyguani Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2008
gosh dang your just to good! =D keep it up though...pish like you wouldn't
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:iconholonat:
Holonat Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2008
:wow: Absolutely amazing... :wow:
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:icondeathwyn:
Deathwyn Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
wow love the detail on her surcoat and mail and well lets just say all the detail is amazing
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Clearmirror-StillH2O Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
damn! ur talent astounds me!
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Treyos Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Somehow she manages to look like she belongs there. Awesome stuff!
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RennGent Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2008
Enrapturing! I throughly enjoy the mixture of fantasy and scifi.
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Godwillenvyme Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2008
great!!!! that sword wont do much good in space battle thou...
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