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Pandora's Box by Nrekkvan Pandora's Box by Nrekkvan
one last gift from a civilization long forgotten

Basically after they open the thing it's tribal warriors VS some ugly sci-fi monster that was designed to wreak havoc amongst armored high-tec soldiers with rifles and movement detectors.


Painting in MyPaint & GIMP, C&C welcome
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manar1 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
wow really goood :)
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
Thank you!
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the-night-bird Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
This is ab-fab !!!! I definitely love the whole piece...but I think the light here is so amazing !!!...well done !! GREAT art !!!! :dance:
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
I'm glad you like the light and call it art and all! Thanks for feedback.
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Dandabug Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012
My bets are on the tribal warriors. Sci-fi monsters might be able to survive laser cannons and sonic blasters, but they always fall prey to some simple sneak attack involving rocks, sticks and such. Besides - how is a futuristic android/mutant/cyborg going to survive in a primitive, non-technological wilderness?
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
Good point! But the monster inside is not high tec in its nature nor does it depend on any fancy stuff to survive. It's quite primitive - something like "The Alien". But with strong stealth capabilities, skin that normal bullets wouldn't penetrate and never ending hunger for blood. Tribals are pretty screwed unless they unite and come up with a good plan. (burying under large amount of rock sounds fun indeed, and good for sequel, too)
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Dandabug Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
Well that makes things more interesting... a self-sufficient indestructoid versus a bunch of tribal people. It will probably slaughter hundreds, cause the rest to flee in terror, leaving the monster in a land where none dare to travel. Generations later, when the tales of old have become legend, some rebellious & naive youths disobey the elders and travel into the forbidden land, intent on proving the old tales to be myth.....
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012
Hehe stories are the real fun behind paintings. And I like yours.
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Dandabug Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012
Well I'm glad. :iconsmugplz:
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Niki-Smith Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012   General Artist
I love the color and texture in this awesome concept! :clap: I've suggested it to the group SoulCollectors :iconsoulcollectors: Hope that's cool! :)
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
Thanks a lot!
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Niki-Smith Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012   General Artist
No problem! :D
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lestever Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Great work! love the concept and the colors. Little suggestion? If you could make the shadows bit bluish it would nicely compliment with all the yellows out there enhancing the depth of the scene. Just a thought. :+fav: :thumbsup:
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
Maybe it could use a bit broader saturation range. I wouldn't bring blue hue into a lighting scenario like this though, unless it was some sort of artificial light, like technological or magical. I wanted subtle colors for this guy.

*edit: I tried fooling around a bit with colder shadows. The furthest I could go without overkill was medium saturation red. It looked bluish against all the yellowish / orange almost fully saturated hues. It looked good and fun, especially on the rocks in the foreground but I would have to adjust lighting in entire picture without even knowing if it would look better / consistent at the end.

Thanks a lot for feedback!
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lestever Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You're welcome :) btw Just now I saved your image and tried adjusting the colors myself and Yes, you're correct about what you said here. Anyways, 'tis a minor tweak, piece looks great already. :)
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ultimatede Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011
looks like intense characters. awesome background and overall feeling to the scene
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011
Thanks for feedback!
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:iconlavoux:
lavoux Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011   Interface Designer
love d light
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
Thanks!
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faustissima Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
Nice enviro as usual, but I'd like to point out, that you've really improved your figures. They are less stiff and more realistic :)
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
Took my time, too :) Thanks for feedback!
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:iconrajasegar:
rajasegar Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great piece of work!
Thanks for sharing...
Featured in Inspirations at hangaroundtheweb.com
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
Thanks for featuring!
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Krita-Admin Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glorious. Beautiful attention to detail,lighting and composition. <3 <3 <3
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
Thanks for feedback! Looking forward to 2.4
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Krita-Admin Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! We'd love to hear any feedback you have once it comes out. :D
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ZhaneAugustine Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011
This is just genius in design and ingenius in ideas! Wonderful
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
I'm glad you like it man! Thanks for commenting.
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ZhaneAugustine Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
You are welcome!
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Mangatellers Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic art work. The characters look very epic. I like the BG story. I think that they don't stand a chance against the monster. ^^
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011
Thanks a lot! Maybe the tribes who are constantly at war with each other will unite against a common enemy ^_- But these two guys you can see in the picture, yeah, their only purpose is to unleash it.
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exocolumn Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
Awesome work!
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
Glad you like the picture! Thanks.
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tomgiest Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
love it!
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
Thanks Tom. Good luck freelancing!
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tomgiest Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
With artists like you doing work, I'm screwed : P
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magicsnowflake Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
Super cool. Glad to see Gimp is involved.
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
Thanks! It is indeed.
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maxevry Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
Wow, rad!
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:iconnrekkvan:
Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
Thanks for feedback man!
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Kanthesis Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Brilliant concept!!
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Nrekkvan Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
Glad you like it man! Good luck with your work and greetings to France.
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