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Visegard Ideation by TylerEdlinArt Visegard Ideation by TylerEdlinArt
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Photoshop 12-15 hrs give or take

Here is the zoomed out establishing shot of my city Visegard.
I spent another 3 hours on google earth researching plains of china and Europe. Found some interestingly inspiring places. I realized sometimes reality is better than anything you create.
Finished this a week prior to posting. Then I played the amazing game Uncharted 2 got a load of inspiration and made this 15% more epic.
Im sorry i didn't save any progress shots because I tore through this as fast as I could. Ill tell you my secret recipe for creating most of my images though:

30% concept (Have a decent idea)
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30% Believability (ground your idea in reality so that the viewer can relate to it.)
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30% Style (polish your idea with a creative finishing tech).
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Finally add a dash of Epicness


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Realmwright Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
That's a great recipe. I worldbuild a lot (some might say too much) and your approach is incredibly similar...ya know, with artistic talent and something to show after hours of work ;)
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Roguedome May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
0.0 I'm speechless!
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m-NOUN May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your are doesn’t really need critique I for one just use the pictures in my head to make them as good as I want them you’re an inspiration to artists to do better to even come close to your awesomeness. Is the work done on photoshop or some other way I was just wondering since I use pencil myself and have some experience with photoshop but mostly like drawing landscapes like yours in pencil. If you realy would like a little suggestions you might not want me to criticize perfection it might make me feel bad to think it’s not good enough.
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Citron--Vert Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I feature your wonderful deviation here [link]
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0icon Mar 29, 2013   Photographer
Lovely!
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Dionisante Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very Good!!!
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ErikShoemaker Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, pretty amazing :O
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kroximagine Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing work !!!
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TylerEdlinArt Feb 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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ehecod Jan 2, 2013   Digital Artist
I can really feel this piece. It's as if I were there. Or well-- I want to be there. Amazing job with this one. ,___,
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