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Image of a starship trooper I did for ImagineFX issue 83. Like my other painting I did for imagineFX of a pirate captain wrecking her ship, I thought I'd do something similar but in a sci-fi setting :)

Done in Photoshop CSX Alpha 1.4, with my magical golden Cintiq pen.

You can get Issue #83 here, amazing issue!!>>>



Make sure you check out the Youtube tutorial video and let me know what you think so next one can be better:

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Crondax Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Go Canada!
BombTheDodongo Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014
Her hair is awesome c:
CreatorofExistance Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
You should do one of something like Samus Aran.
Meteor-Bear Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014   Traditional Artist
Great tutorial, thanks.
Fidae Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
just saw this on youtube Awesome!
SemoSi Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013
Your women are so amazing...  tough and sexy..  even though they are in brutal surroundings, they still have femininity and seem so defiant...
ransomink Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013
Watched the tutorial and I like your unscheduled approach. Sometimes planning out the drawing doesn't really work and kills the creativity of wanting to try new things. You mentioned being a 3d artist during the playback and I immediately became interested in what type of 3d work, if any, you craft in your free time. After doing some digging - well, just checked out your DA homepage - I saw that you work at Blizzard "la crème de la crème." I figure you wouldn't have time to do 2d and 3d personal work and/or couldn't show anything due to rights, violations, etc. Anyhoo, dig the inspiration your work brings and no matter what, I always come back to Impossible Love, whether it be on my desktop or PS3 wallpaper, you just cannnot beat it, cheers!
Chocomegs Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think the face you chose to paint really suits the overall image. Obviously some sort of female space soldier, so giving her face a tiny bit of a masculine edge makes sense, whereas her legs are very shapely and feminine. She's like the definition of awesome space tomboy.
childersart Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
LittleScaredRabbit Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello, I'm in a madhouse, I'll go out in 4 hours ... I'm looking for, I'll go quietly in the
night and kidnaps your drawings ... and I will be the mistress of the universe MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

lie: P this lovely your work! are impressive ... regards
Estonius Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012
Wicked pretty!
Celestial-Witch Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome picture
gabrielyanagihara Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I love'd the bob ross reference in your ImagineFX video. "Happy Mistakes" haha
Kikirikii Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
I like the Canadian touch. Looks like she took a spill in Badlands provincial park.
HannahWhoDraws Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I have got this issue of ImagineFX i was inspired by your wonderful work :) keep it up!!
Tetsuoo Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
I dunno why, it reminds me of Venus Wars
Darkpayne13 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
what software did you use for this?
SimonHK Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Student
"Done in Photoshop CSX Alpha 1.4, with my magical golden Cintiq pen."
Next time, please read the information before you ask.
DarkFae666 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
I love this especially the fact that she's Canadian!! beautiful!
claremanson Featured By Owner May 24, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
you have been included in my sci-fi feature [link] have a nice day :)
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HannaKN Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow. okay. So the colours in this is just amzing!!
It has the right "sunlight but not earthly"-feel to it. The texture on her suit is also amazing. I really like the foreground a lot, the whay it's coloured and the fact that it's blurred.

Now I don't know if you want critiqe when you write "let me know what you think so next one can be better" But if you want here's one little thing:

I feel that there's something off with the character. Mosty her legs i think. I don't know if it has to do with balance, the way her feet are posed like a japanese schoolgirl, or that her shins are a bit to long.. perhaps? Or her feet a bit big..? I don't know. But there's something there.
Also: her overall pose doesn't say trooper as much as model in troopers outfit, and that's a bit sad. But if what you're going for is "pretty" rather than "character" than it's your choice, and I can't say anything against that^^.

It's really nice anyway!
Daroneasa Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This popped up and I was like "OMFG my magazine's cover!" Huzzah! Really fantastic work here, I adore the coloring scheme you chose, and for some reason the rocks in the foreground just really please me. Your pirate captain is taking this whole ship wrecking business pretty stoicly, I must say. ;)

Keep up the good work! :D
Spifmo Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
omg lol i was just reading this magazine yesterday
syncmax Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
looks like a proud Canadian =D Great works!! =D
iferania Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Must. Buy. Print! I really enjoyed watching the tutorial video, it was very inspiring. :D
Celepsi Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Student Digital Artist
OH MY GOD I just got my issue in the mail today! It's my first issue I've recieved for the subscription I bought about a month or 2 ago, and when the cd fell out of the plastic and I saw your painting on it I was ecstatic! You're one of my favourite digital artists. Best first issue :D
alm0stsk8r17 Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Student Interface Designer
amazing, love the suit, and her hair, and the ship, and well just everything. the video blew my mind like all the previous. cant wait to see more[link]
Risteaird Featured By Owner May 1, 2012
Nice... but I think there is something wrong with her legs... dont think the upper legs can have this distance when you turn your knees towards each other...
Maripon Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Love the armour!
laraapatel Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The video was awe inspiring. I just zoned out watching the magic happen :)
Andy1063 Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I watched your video...very inspiring. I have to say that I was amazed to see you did all of this on one layer. I have been taught and have been told through many tutorials to keep separate layers when painting. A brilliant piece of work. :)
Beatrix-White Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
awesome work. I watched the video too and it was very inspiring :)
wla91 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woow so amazing!
raynetempura Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
Awesome, I love her hair!
EXHellfire Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice colors, and very nice ideas, apart from the sketching skills that I can see are superb. Still, I think her pose is really wrong for the situation, it's well drawn, but I doubt she'd look like that. It's almost as if you had designed that character in a blank background before, and now you added this one to the image :/
RADification Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
oh! I wish my hair had so much volume that even a sturdy helmet couldn't keep it down. that hair makes me as happy as the pretty suit and that wee Canadian flag. the sandy background is lovely too, a nice complement with the blues in the picture
vallo-flame Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
Stunning work as always ;) really cool blog as well :) what template did you use?
MirkAssassin Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
Canada finally goes to space!
ADgraphix Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
I got the issue, luv'd the tutorial, great work.
wateradept8 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Student General Artist
this looks amazing. the only thing is her feet are kinda too big. I'm guessing that is just her armor or boots though right?
Tr4ncer Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
Your work is wonderful!
The14thStoryteller Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
hmmm major helmet hair :D
bear48 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Professional
sweet job
goldenba11s Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
I saw this in the mag!
Zyphergale Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
such a great picture, and the video was so inspiring and informative. i cant believe you did it all on one layer!
BlueBerryJamTart Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
awesomesauce !
Lonewind Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic, I bought this issue today!
buuten Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
Aww I wanted to see the video but youtube removed it =/. Anyway this looks amazing! Good work.
Bluefley Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I had to do something to my account to allow longer videos, should work now!
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