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Pic of the Day
« on: September 18, 2009, 11:44:26 AM »
Since most of the pics I posted in my "Artwork for The Sect"-thread aren't even going to end up in that game, and to have some more activity here, I've decided that I will try and post at least one picture per day in this thread.

If you have nice pictures of your own, feel free to join in. :)

We'll start of with a zombie, because who doesn't love zombies? Below is the pic in two versions, the second is ready for import into UA (must be converted to pcx first, of course).

I'll try and post the sources if I can still remember them. This friendly zombie comes from here: http://www.epilogue.net/cgi/database/art/view.pl?id=5363
« Last Edit: September 18, 2009, 11:47:06 AM by Ben J »
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2009, 01:34:39 PM »
Very nice, and a good idea too. :)

I'd like to play, at least today (and hopefully on other days).

The source of this image is, um, me. :D You just need to convert it to PCX format.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2009, 03:50:06 PM »
Is that a dungeoncraft pic?

Great. Wish I could draw stuff like that, instead of stealing everything. :D

Well, ok, I can manipulate photos, but that won't take you far with UA...
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2009, 05:16:11 PM »
Originally done for Dungeon Craft, yet. :) But, I think he translates well.

My images are all about the 3D software, and very little about my drawing skills. ;) Knowing what makes a good picture goes a long way.

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2009, 08:42:36 PM »
Is that a dungeoncraft pic?

Great. Wish I could draw stuff like that, instead of stealing everything. :D

Well, ok, I can manipulate photos, but that won't take you far with UA...
|sf>I disagree completely.  If you're able to take photographs with film or a digital camera, one good photograph of a location can yield quite a number of cpics.  Granted, it won't generally help you create FRUA monsters, but it's a good source for location pictures or atmospheric pictures.  For Dungeon Craft, photographs also very handy for creating walls.  :) 
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2009, 07:46:03 AM »
Quote from: Rosestar
|sf>I disagree completely.  If you're able to take photographs with film or a digital camera, one good photograph of a location can yield quite a number of cpics.  Granted, it won't generally help you create FRUA monsters, but it's a good source for location pictures or atmospheric pictures.  For Dungeon Craft, photographs also very handy for creating walls.
You're right, of course. I was thinking more of portraits and icons.

You can see some of the photo manipulation I did in the title pics at the beginning of my artwork thread. There's even a self-portrait, painted green... :D
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2009, 07:53:18 AM »
The pic I have for you today is another one from my series of city bigpics. This one is a large metropolis, with a cathedral on a hill, overlooking the town.

Can't remember the exact source, but  think it was also from epilogue.net.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2009, 09:37:34 AM »
Nice city. :) I like the lighting. The hill the cathedral is on has a definite pyramidal aspect.

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2009, 10:16:40 AM »
That is a beautiful shot of a city!  Awesome... keep up the thread, Ben.

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2009, 10:37:53 AM »
Thank you!  :)

I like that pic, too.  The metropolis just too damn big to represent one of the cities in my game.

In his "Two Cities"-mod, Olivier used an ingenious way to make a town appear bigger: Travelling to different quarters by menu, 'skipping' over the other, presumably large, parts of Neatsville.
In such a case, this pic could be suitable.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2009, 11:10:56 AM »
Or you could use it as atmosphere to set the party in a large city where they are restricted to a small part of it for some reason - prisoners, or quarantine for example.

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2009, 12:00:43 PM »
Puts me in mind of Waterdeep and Piergeron's Palace.

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2009, 12:33:57 PM »
Here's my pic of the day contribution - a male elf wearing a chain shirt. As with yesterday, the image is all mine (creation-wise, I encourage others to use as they see fit). :)
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2009, 06:32:52 PM »
Or you could use it as atmosphere to set the party in a large city where they are restricted to a small part of it for some reason - prisoners, or quarantine for example.

That city pic is fantastic, I think it would work well as an overland map, too.

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2009, 06:51:33 AM »
Here's my pic of the day contribution - a male elf wearing a chain shirt. As with yesterday, the image is all mine (creation-wise, I encourage others to use as they see fit). :)

That elf looks good. Do you have a pic of a temple priest / cleric done in this style?

That city pic is fantastic, I think it would work well as an overland map, too.

Didn't even think of that. Yes, it could work, although you'd probably need some more discernible landmarks besides the cathedral.
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