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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 )
athena4wisdom Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
your artwork is amazing!
H4NA Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work has been featured in my Journal! 
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.
pedro8999 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Student Digital Artist
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.
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.
BloodyWing Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful Setting.
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?
tongtou222 Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Love it!
Poison-B Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the ambient, love every detail. Great job
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