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Environment: DUNE by inetgrafx Environment: DUNE by inetgrafx
Hi there!

... a moody desert scape, low light situation.
Done from scratch with Photoshop CS2 and CS
(CS2 crashed and I had to switch back to CS .. damn CS2 .. o_O).
I used a photograph for the moon ;)

Thanks for watching,

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Hannibalpjv Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015
Nice picture!

I would like to ask, if you would give me a permission of using this picture in a fan made expansion to Dune card game?
If you do, what artist name do you prefer to use?…
fractalinda Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011   Digital Artist
:faint: Extraordinary.
dagoth-jeff Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
This is amazing.
hedwigs-pet-dalek Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2007
Very dusty XD
I really love this one. The rocks, the city the footprints, it's all brilliant.
SCRaM01 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2007
Xelar-art Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2007  Student Digital Artist
Deine Matte Paintings sind der hammer O.O
Ich hab leider nie so viel Zeit :/
InsaneKane87 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is amazing :D is this from the movie dune ?
deScign Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Ich liebe den Dune Zyklus und ich verbinde dieses Bild mit Arraken. Sieh wirklich gut aus
Daedalus-Machina Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2006
Brilliant work, and a good inspiration for me. A definite fav.
Jaggiz0r Featured By Owner May 31, 2006
Some careless person left footprints in the sand close to the bottom of the picture...couldn't have been a fremen
BulletzBill Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2006   Digital Artist
Wow...incredible job, I can't get over the amount of detail. Was this painting inspired by Frank Herbert's books by any chance? That's what I thought of the minute I saw it, the city is exactly what I envision Arakeen would look like. :)
EbonH4wK Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2005
The same city is on your FOREST. Very nice :D +fav
schmoek Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Du hast nicht zufällig vor ein Tutorial zu machen, oder? ^^ Ich bin nämlich auch sehr an Landschaftsgrafiken interessiert.
LightDrop Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2005   Digital Artist

:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:
Przemek Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2005
Superb, amazing details and overall atmosphere... Definetly a :+fav:
Aria1120 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2005
Nice and all, amazing that comes from scratch however...If this is based on Dune the book and not the series up to date, there should be no trees. Dune has no trees like that or any vegitation in that large of a quanity otherwise it looks ok. Flyers would give it a more Dune-ish feel because Arrakis City is a space port...
MortalSphere Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
I love Dune! This is sweet!!
tempelguardian Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2005
Nice piece of work. Sweet detail on the sands too!
alyn Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2005
One or two parts don't seem to gel completely, however otherwise this is once again a very nice piece of work.
Mojoslav Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2005
Love the distant features.
hakubaikou Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2005
Your environments are always so beautiful. I especially like this one though. Something about desertscapes just really appeals to me. Plus the fact that Dune is one of my favorite novels... heh, that doesn't hurt. Love the little footsteps. That was a nice touch.
AkaAlias Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2005  Student General Artist
Dune.. Like in 'Dune by Frank Herbert' ??
AuroranWings Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005  Student General Artist
Ooooh!! That looks really nice. =)
ideation Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2005
Hey, very cool!
alexsmith Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2005
Maybe some shadows from those travelling objects? Looks beautiful otherwise.
sfsean Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2005
Once again - amazing work man - what equipment do you use along with CS/2?
yanimator Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2005
Wow that's awesome. DUNE!! The worms!!!!

I almost thought this was an artpiece from the movie.
Ghost-001- Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2005   Interface Designer
sand strom XD
crAZe2 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2005
Wow...thats impressive. Great skills! come check out my latest painting, i would be really interested to hear your comments and critiques. [link]
xshadowx Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry I'm a little late to comment, but I was compelled to by this very realistic looking peice, great job :)
acida Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2005
omg. just amazing. when will you create an oasis?
Aeires Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2005
Can't really find anything that needs improvement. This looks very well thought out, even down to having the bushes grown in the shady parts of the dunes.
Hador Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2005   Photographer
amazing! it looks so real, especially the city, and the rock piles along the right side
Gigantor Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005   Digital Artist
Excellent work!
MissM69 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005

Stunningly awesome you did a fantastic job with the details a must add to my list of favorite :p
Deligaris Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Cool landscape, the terrain looks great! :)
Only two comments about tiny details; I think the perspective of the foot traces is too steep compared with the FOV of the rest scene (they look like they're getting smaller gradually), and second, desert areas have a very dry environment, and the atmosprere is much more clear at long distances (I've been in Egypt;)). I'd make the mist a little more brown to appear as a sandstorm.;)
inetgrafx Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for your comment! Helpful indeed!
About the atmospheric haze, I think I've overdone it a bit. :giggle:
abhimanyughoshal Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005  Professional Photographer
very good stuff... the detail is great! you've got skills!
ParabolicPhoton Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
You've capture the setting to a TEE. :nod:
Iocus Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005
Hahaha... you can create photorealism seemingly effortlessly, and then you use a photo for the moon...

Hahaha... Awesome work, man!

- ][ocus
RedVinken Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005  Student General Artist
hmmmm i must admit that your dunes are a tiny bit better than mine :D
r-land Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005
Great picture...associations with the "Alchemist" of Paulo Coelho...:)
soloact-the-bard Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005
Awesome! :winner: B-)
walumu Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005
Great work! Reminds me of ancient Jerusalem.
StarDragon77 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005
Love the look of this one, if it were a little larger in the height it'd make a hell of a wallpaper. And it really does look like a scene from the Dune books.
sans2012 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005
Very well done!

Talent, talent and more talent;)
tdx Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005   Digital Artist
Really lovely, the sand looks very soft and smooth.....excellent work with all the details here. :D
Dre788 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Again, your great work has inspried me, I think I'm going to get to work.
OhlookitsMatty Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005  Professional General Artist
OMY :jawdrop: when i seen the preview of this i went WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!! and i still am

you are a GOD, not thee God but one of them
deleted-x Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005
Nice yea i though this was some more terragent stuff but now i see it's wayy better.
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