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the tower of Babel by tnounsy the tower of Babel by tnounsy
... in a parallel universe

would like to hear from you how i can improve a speedpainting like this, i keep get declined from some group but i'm not really sure where i did wrong... your critiques would be much appreciated!
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To begin, the artist asked "would like to hear from you how I can improve speedpainting". I answer in saying while the idea and style are very popular today as a work habit and an exercise you needn't be concerned with speedpainting as a goal. JUST DRAW. When we sit down with certain goals in mind sometimes they help, sometimes they strain the creativity. I feel it's less important to care about getting into a speedpainting group and more important to Just draw and create a good piece of composition. Having said that, onto your critique...

The cityscape of the future is one that is often done but there is a simplicity to this one that draws us in.

All the viewpoints and perspective seem accurate and the dutch angle also adds a nice dynamic that's interesting and different from a lot of atmospheric perspective pieces.

The tower of Babel set in a futuristic world definitely puts our minds in a whole new place when thinking of the humans attempting to build a tower to heaven. There's a great light on this tower that draws the eye to a good area of focus and leads us up out of the frame only to circle round again with the bridge on the upper left and then follow the flying vehicle back towards the city. A very good read for composition, definitely one that draws you in and keeps you there for a moment. Good work.
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tnounsy Jan 19, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you! 
Yuuuusha Nov 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
reminds me of 'Psycho-Pass' AWESOME
I find this painting of a tower in the future fairly intriguing. Mainly because of that out-of-place mass of light at the bottom of the tower. It gives me the impression that somebody has set off a bomb down there.
tnounsy Jul 29, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you :)
You're welcome.

So, is the tower of Babel being torn down by god again? :lol:
zeedurrani Jun 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
awesome work, don't worry about groups, they can be a little awkward at times.

Quality speed paint!
tnounsy Jun 27, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
thank you!
Awesome work. Really feels like you're in a busy, futuristic city. :D
tnounsy Jun 27, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
thank you! :)
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