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Endless Streets by andreasrocha Endless Streets by andreasrocha
Watching my portfolio I can definitely say I'm more of a Lord of the Rings/Dungeons&Dragons kind of guy. However, there are 2 sci-fi movies which had a huge impact on me when I watched them as a kid during the 80s: "Star Wars" (original trilogy) and "Blade Runner". I remember being completely blown away the first time I saw "A New Hope". "Blade Runner", on the other hand, was a bit different. As I watched it over and over again I slowly started to realize the masterpiece it was. What I admire most are the moods...the constant rain and darkness, the blue/green hues, the lonesomeness, the smoke, the juxtaposition of different architectural styles, the soundtrack...everything just brilliant! One might think that some of these aspects would equal discomfort, but they are portrayed in such a romantic way that they become captivating and soothing.
So, concluding...this painting is an homage (another one) to this superb movie.
I would love to hear your thoughts and let me know what can be improved and I will certainly take it into consideration and try to update it.
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Endless Streets by *andreasrocha Suggester says: "The colors and tone of this piece immediately suck you into the world that artist has so brilliantly composed." ( Suggested by Why-did-Kenji-die and Featured by MacRebisz )
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SAibIRfan Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing environment and colours, i really wanna be there :)
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Professional General Artist
just amazing
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:iconathena4wisdom:
athena4wisdom Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
your artwork is amazing!
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:iconh4na:
H4NA Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work has been featured in my Journal! 
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Sgt-Sahara Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks amazing. All the dark and dreary mood pulled together has a very aesthetically pleasing vibe to it, nice work.
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pedro8999 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Nice
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CeruleanChameleon Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
I like how the ground looks wet, as if it had recently rained.  The lanterns are nice as well.  ^^  Great job.
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SevenSeasSailor Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Wow, all I can say is I want to get my boots on and start exploring the streets as soon as possible.  Couldn't agree more with what you said concerning Star Wars and Blade Runner.
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BloodyWing Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful Setting.
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MarcelG117 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is amazing! It's got so many of the concepts and techniques I am trying to teach myself in terms of perspective and lighting. I would love to know how you approach a composition like this, but the process link is broken. Would you be able to re-link me please?
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tongtou222 Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Love it!
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Poison-B Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the ambient, love every detail. Great job
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BrendanT01 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Is it okay if I can use this picture on my blog? Giving due credit of course...
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bokukurokuro Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Student General Artist
love it
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Endersgame621 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
This is amazing, love the film noir fell to it
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KibaPandaRo Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
omg this looks amazing O.o mind if i use this as background? ill put you in the credits description:)
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WangJundu Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you very much for creating this excellent picture with your amazing skills, the color arrangement and the beautiful theme are what makes me so happy seeing it. Hope you can create more works like this in the future!

Love from Beijing, :kiss: Amazing work!
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WangJundu Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Writer
来自北京的爱!
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tasillo Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
Immense!

I think you got exactly the mood of it.

Great work :)
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tasillo Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
Immense! I really appreciate it.
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DRGIZMO29 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
i can't wait to see this in real life lol
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DAVIDARR0Y0 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Great ambient. :)
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XToriRoseXD Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
wow this is seriously amazing! love it, great job on the pic :D
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fractalsphere Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
I found this piece of artwork outside of DA, but fortunately it wasn't cropped and still had your signature on the bottom left. Beautiful piece of work!
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Val-Faustino Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Muito bom trabalho! :clap:
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Sleabedybarb Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
This is really awesome! I should definitely get around to watching Blade Runner.
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parkurtommo Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Fantastic job!
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ChoclateNinja Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Student Writer
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That picture is up there. Wondering if you want it there. Just saying.
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:iconhao76:
Hao76 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Love It
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An-Old-Otaku Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Blade runner without a doubt. And I wouldn't change a damn thing!
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TK769 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love the composition.

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NormasCreations Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Wow...
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Dr-Aim Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012  Student General Artist
oh my goooooooooooooooooooood
I immediately thought of blade runner yes
woah just woah
gonna check out your process now
no wonder you got a DD on this congratulations
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Purple-Cake Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks beautiful. My first thought upon seeing it was definitely "Blade Runner". After reading the description I can see that I was right. :D
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Hol27 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
WOW!!! Amazing!!
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misha-otaared Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
beautiful, beautiful work.
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Nathan-Pierce Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011  Student General Artist
I think you should light up the lanterns!! Sweet atmosphere (:
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pinkystrawberricutie Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Wow... This is amazing!!! :clap:
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BloodieAssassin Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Student General Artist
May I use this image to represent the main theme for my group's contest? The contest is to write a story based off a given image, and I think your painting will do nicely.
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MonaParvin Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011
Impressive work :heart:
I requested this work to be featured in one of my groups :iconsoulcollectors: & invited you to join us :)
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LadyOwl Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2011   Digital Artist
omg! "Blade Runner" - is one of my favorits films. It's really masterpiece, brilliant atmosphere - as visually, as psychologically)
your art is also amazing. The first thought - Blade Ranner! I don't know what can be improved, because I think it's already GREAT!
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bluenova25 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2011
looks like somthing out of the movie"blade runner" :meow:
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daystormone Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2011  Professional General Artist
Very nice! I could use an artist like you...
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LastZoneTrooper Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
by the way, why does it look like there are 2 jedi skulking around in the front right-hand corner?
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LastZoneTrooper Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
i agree, Blade Runner was and still is a superb movie. i hope they never remake it, because it will completely ruin it.
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Mirrixor Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I'm no good with giving advise in, and surely not in english, but I can say what I think about it.
It is stunning ^^ The colours are really... smooth and giving it that lone feeling, still the streets are not empty. and when you look trough the buildings up into the sky, you see no sky, just another layer of society. I love the way it is compost (if that's the right word ;p), and think this is truelly wonderfull :love:
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Hypholia Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011   General Artist
Oh !!! I love this ... a lot !! :wow:
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MincedGinger Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011
Beautiful!
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Delta-Foxtrot Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
it's great no need to improve it
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MoonLiger Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
What a wonderful painting! :wow: I love the colouring and the lighting, particularly the dark atmosphere with only a few sources of light such as the lanterns and the lights from the vehicles. It definitely reminds me of Blade Runner, which I agree, it was definitely a masterpiece! The amount of detail you've put into this is just amazing too, particularly how it really has a futuristic look yet still has some familiar details such as the chinese lanterns and streetlights. Congratulations on the DD, it's definitely well deserved! :clap:
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