City of the Sun by hiles

City of the Sun

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Added: Mar 21, 2004
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At the end of the Golden Age, the city remained the symbol of what was noble and good in the empire...

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Guest's picture

Wow! Very well done. I love this scene, but I am intrigued by what it would be at night…Lillith

hiles's picture

Thank you...this piece was a bit of a slave. I'm pretty happy with it and the fact that some of it just came together through sheer serendipity!

abigailryder's picture

Beautiful! Very nice use of strong colors. I'm impressed that you kept the depth & form of the mountains in the background even while gaining the nice silhouette of the ridgelines. Seems like it would be difficult to get that happy medium. And of course, stunning city-- I feel transported! Cheers.

niki's picture

This is really gorgeous, and I'm not much of a landscape person. Very, very nice use of color!

cherber's picture

Congratulations! and NIce pic! Love the colours and the cropping really made a difference!

hiles's picture

Thank you Svetlana... it was frustrating not knowing exactly what to change. The water was pretty obvious but even that change got a "problems not addressed." Cropping the image to foucus more on the city seemed to do the trick.

bladeofgrass's picture

I am really happy to see the picture accepted Smile it is simply GREAT! you captured very unique atmoshere and i love what you did to the water and mountains!

congratulations again!

Art at its best.