Grendal dropship


7 comments:

  1. Really pleased with this one, turned out quite nice. Bit of a cliché, but i don't care, dropships are just cool, deal with it :)

    bit of a homage to the ALIENS drop ship, that film was a massive influence on me as an artist. There's a bit of an Apache gunship, some Russian gunship, harrier jump jet and even a touch of thunderbird 2 in there. my plan was to cover it in weapon but just ended up going with one 30 mm cannon. Figured its job was just delivering troops, doesn't really stay around to fight.

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  2. Yeah,
    Great stuff. How long did that take? Nice detail and rendering. Is it just one block shaped brush scaled?
    With regards to sci-fi hard ware check out this blog http://chainsawart.blogspot.co.uk/
    He use's digital painting AND line art- for cicles and elipses etc

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  3. Hey Ian, sorry for the late reply, havnt been on my site for a while, just recently posted some new bits this week, just saw your comment.

    Took a while this one as i was playing around with the layout of the differant sections on it, the wings and engines etc, but the actual rendering was a few hours max. I purposely styaed as loose as i could with it and used a square brush for about 90 percent of it. I find that when i get to the end of a painting i tend to ramp up the highlights and contrast but wanted a more matte finish to this for a slightly more realistc look to the rendering.

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  4. Hi,
    I found out that your Grendel design will be produced by Antenocitis Workshop. It is an incredibly good looking design and I plan to purchase several when they go up for sale.

    Would you be able to tell me the wing span and length of the drop-ship?

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  5. Hey John. Sorry, i cant tell you the wingspan etc as i dont really know, wasnt factored in as i was designing it, was just drawing and that came out.

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  6. Hot dam, now that is some great ship you made, stupendous job

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