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Halcyon's End by overseer Halcyon's End by overseer
hal·cy·on [hal-see-uhn]
adjective;
1. calm; peaceful; tranquil: halcyon weather.
2. rich; wealthy; prosperous: halcyon times of peace.
3. happy; joyful; carefree: halcyon days of youth.
4. of or pertaining to the halcyon or kingfisher.

Some alien probe obliterating or mining a planet. Somewhere. Far, far away. You decide which it'll be. :shrug:

Inspired by:


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Background: Textured environment (starfield), plus digital painting. My work.

Meshes: Mars Probe by Kenny Mitchell. Rendered in sequence to create the 'panel ring' and heavily modified pre-render and PS.

Composition: Scene and lighting setup in LW, final composition in PS, including all FX.

Original size: 2500x1250.

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Comments and critique welcome.

Thank you to *TreeClimber for the usual WIP input! :heart:

Updated SEP 2012.
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tadp0l3 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice. The planet texure looks a bit bland, but the effects are really well portraid
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overseer Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012   Digital Artist
Thank you.
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billndrsn Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
superb!!
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overseer Featured By Owner May 31, 2012   Digital Artist
Thanks.
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Reaqu Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know why, but this reminds me Mass Effect :D. But, this is beautiful!
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overseer Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012   Digital Artist
Thank you. Mass Effect is a great game series, so I'm honored you compare my work to it.
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Reaqu Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome :)
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JKelly26 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This is just inane, I love it!
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overseer Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012   Digital Artist
Thank you!
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axeman3d Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would never have recognised my little Martian Lander model in a million years. Very nice work.
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