Elfwood is the worlds largest SciFi & Fantasy community.
  - 152364 members, 2 online now.
  - 12709 site visitors the last 24 hours.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marley Mcleay

"Macro-Burst" by Marley Mcleay

SciFi/Fantasy Picture 21 out of 48 by Marley Mcleay.      ←Previous - Next→
 
Tag As Favorite
 
SciFi and Fantasy Art Macro-Burst by Marley Mcleay
Add Bookmark
Tag As FavoriteComment

For CGTalk's "Accelerate" competition, dedicated to the art of Syd Mead.

Its really nothing too deep to talk about, its not some flash widget that relies on the latest in light bending technology or anything...its just a big SpaceShip called Macro Burst ;)

 

 

 

Thank you very much

 

Marley




DateNameComment 
30 Jul 2010:-) Robert worth nuckels
Well, Marley, this is a SOLID Mod Pick ! Ultra-professional, yet original. Tastefully designed, & conceived with Vision & PASSION - Imagine, suffusing with Warmth, a wide vista picture of Space - THAT does not happen often, space pic’s are usually cold & devoid of any real Human element. THUMBS UP !!!

:-) Marley Mcleay replies: "Y’know that is a wonderful compliment, thank you very much, i’m honoured 1.

take care

Marley"
30 Jul 2010:-) Tony Orzech
A well deserved Mods Marley though not your usual spectrum of colors it is clean edged and has nice depth to the ship. The composition is a little ... confused, with the ship being cropped off at both ends the ship is cutting the image into two parts which stops the eye from moving freely within the piece and even pulls the viewer off the right edge of the image. Each of the elements in the image are really well done, it is just how you chose to place and crop them that is keeping this from being a stronger, more professional illustration. You usually have a better, natural sense of composition. It is still a nice piece though 2 If you have no idea what I am talking about and you want to talk Composition some time, let me know. 12

:-) Marley Mcleay replies: "No, i completely understand those points on composition that you are talking about and you are spot on. They did not go unnoticed, that is for sure 1. I thought about size reduction and everything, but off all places the ship looked best in this position...Alternateviely, this had so many layers shifting about the place, that it was a messy piece in all. It wasn’t as straight forward as my other pieces that is for sure..

Not entirely sure if it was lazyness on my part or not. haha. but thank you very much.. I usually employ "rule of thirds" and 1 to 2 point perspective, sometimes three. I skipped the 3rds one this time round..Though would love a chat about perspective sometime, thank you for taking the time to offer a critique, thats great"
30 Jul 2010:-) Anne Wipf
Well done, great composition and colouring. Congrats on the MP 1

:-) Marley Mcleay replies: "Thank you for all the support over the years, anne. Its appreciated 12.

Marley"
30 Jul 2010:-) Ceasar j gross
That’s amazing looking art piece. It look like 3d art I’m so envious of your skills right now.

:-) Marley Mcleay replies: "Thank you very much, Ceasar.

2

Marley"
31 Jul 2010:-) Kim Taylor
i like the bright colours-most space pics are quite dark, it been a long time since i saw a spaceship pic picked as a mods choice-congrats

:-) Marley Mcleay replies: "thank you, Kimberly very much.

Marley"
Not signed in, Add an anonymous comment to this guestbook...    

Your Name:
Your Mail:
   Private message? (Info)



'Macro-Burst':
 • Created by: :-) Marley Mcleay
 • Copyright: ©Marley Mcleay. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Big, Gas, Giant, Massive, Orange, SpaceShip
 • Categories: Spaceships, Ships, Bessels, Transportation..., Techno, Cyber, Technological
 • Techniques: Computer-coloured Picture, Computer Painted from Scratch, Computer Program, Photoshop
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2010-07-30 00:18:26
 • Submitted: 2010-07-25 12:41:24
 • Views: 1787
 • Resolution: 1000x625

Bookmark and Share



More by 'Marley Mcleay':
20,000 leagues above the sea
Temple Guardian
Thysan Bay
Water Spryte
III
KING

Related Tutorials:
  • 'Painting in Photoshop' by :-)Elin Josefsson
  • 'Chroma-Cell Coloring Effect in Photoshop 5.5+'
  • 'Understanding and Refining Reflections by William Li' by :-)William Li
  • 'Photoshop Hard-edged Airbrush' by :-)Liz Chesterman
  • 'Coloring Pencil Drawings With Photoshop' by :-)Keres Eiko & Luna
  • Art Education Finder...
  •  
     

    Elfwood™ is a site for Fantasy and Science Fiction art and stories. The site was founded by Thomas Abrahamsson and is maintained by helpful assistants and moderators, owned by the Elfwood AB corporation.

    [More...]