Sirad Nox - speedpainting by kizalon

Sirad Nox - speedpainting

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Added: Nov 17, 2007
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Hi, me again here Laughing out loud --
this speedpainting took a bit longer than I anticipated, about 8 hours or so. Mostly time was consumed by that little flying thing who just couldn't accept the wing choices I tried to offer him. But now he's ok with them and flying happily.. hehe --
This image came out as a simple building and perspective practise, but then I thought it would also be a nice illo for my (if it ever finishes) book. So, this place is called "Sirad Nox", a vast and terrifying city with enormous walls surrounding it. It's risen from underground here and takes it's first glimpse of sunlight, only to diminish it in an instant to grey and cold in it's vast shadow.

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HOLY $@#%!!
means great F$#ken work!

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This is absoulutley awe inspiring, you can really get a certain feel for the massive power behind this beautiful city 'Sirad Nox'. and the colours are beautiful, i'm a fantasy artist myself but i can never match your style i cant say how nuch it is my favorite I love it! Have you finished the book then? Amanda =D

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Thanks Matt.. I know what you're saying.. it really is something very different than what I've done before. I guess speedpainting has been some sort of boogeyman for me and never quite had the guts to really let go of all planning and stuff. This is an amazing feeling to see that an image can be born in a few hours or even in minutes if I practise some more. Just have to relax and go for it Laughing out loud -- thank you for your complement, it made me extremely happy! --

mattbradbury's picture

Hi Kirsi,

I really like this one. Some amazing things can happen when you speed paint and that's definitely what has happened here. Fantastic.

kizalon's picture

thanks Nathan for the interest =) --
the writing process is slow, but I think it's like a marathon and it's all worth it in the end. Hope the story is ready for publishing in a year.

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When will the book come out? Looking forward to it!
Nathan Furman

Art at its best.