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Flight to Wayland by Angelstorm-82 Flight to Wayland by Angelstorm-82
The WIPīs are over now! Finally! This is the final drawing of my Imperial Star Destroyer (Allegiance class) :D. This drawing took me almost 2 months of hard work. I donīt know how long in hours, sorry. I used several references to make this drawing come alive. As first the amazing Star Destroyer [link] originally created by Ansel Hsiao (Fractialsponge). I used also a reference of him for the Imperial shuttle [link]

As first I started with the Destroyer and I thought I would get nuts drawing this beast. But later I decided that the Destroyer itself would look boring and so I added some planets and a Nebula. My last add was the huge planet in front (Wayland). I got the idea to all this as I remembered one of my favorite novels from Star Wars EU. The Thrawn trilogy ;). Who knows the novels and - or the comics will know what Iīve drawn here ;).

The drawing itself is 1/3 larger than A2 (my biggest since over 3 years) and all is done entirely in graphite. The starfield was created with some kind of white gel pen.

I hope you like how this one turned out. I really like it thatīs for sure.
So last but not least watch it in fullview and become nuts :evillaugh: :).

WIPīs can be found all in my scrapfolder and you can also watch a short video on Youtube [link]

Thatīs all. Thanks for looking and everything. Allan

PS: The planet is slightly inspired by the Mars.

Wow it got a Daily Deviation :wow::faint:. Thank you very much ~Stevebot-7 and *bloknayrb for suggesting it :). And many thanks to^Voyager212 for featuring it.
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Given 2011-07-31
Flight to Wayland by *SilentDeath007 Suggester says: "More than just being technically impressive, the amount of dedication required in crafting this is truly amazing. His gallery is full of other equally impressive works that deserve a look." Also suggested by *bloknayrb ( Suggested by Stevebot-7 and Featured by MacRebisz )
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Hi Silentdeath007. First let me congratulate you on a truely stunning piece of art. If I had the funds I'd buy it of you. How you've captured the depth and feel of space is quite stunning. I also want to comment on the way you've played with the light. These thing you master perfectly. I do think though, that you should have been more aggressive with the shadows. If they were darker the ship would jump much more out of the paper. I realise that the soft shadows are so because you want to show the immense detailing, but if you hid some of it in hard shadow and instead put some lights/windows in the darkest parts I think this would truely stand out. Also it seems to me that the perspective is off. The right side of the superstructure is way longer than it should be, and the angle of the bow is a little wrong. The choice of angle shows real courage though, because getting perspective right with such shallow angles is quite hard. I also want to comment on the composition which I think is very good. There is perfect balance in the picture. I look forward to seeing more of your work, well done!
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MerianDenham Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
W-O-N-D-E-R-F-U-L!!
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halo117masterartist Featured By Owner 6 days ago
No way bull sh## holy sh## ohh my god !!!! U should get paid 500$ an hour for this wowowowowow !!!!
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FairyLife Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your artwork was featured here: fav.me/d8kshqm
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DanielTaller Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Simply incredible! I greatly admire such detail!
Really fantastic work.
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snicol19 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  New member Hobbyist Artist
inspired!
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:icongillspar:
gillspar Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
I can just hear someone shouting:  "Are we there yet?" :D (Big Grin) 
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dlb1979 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
wow very great job I love it
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BorrisBlack Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
Oh my .....lord...... that is just great
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:iconblindillusionist:
BlindIllusionist Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Totally awesome!
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mistermat05 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! It's amazing!! There is so many details, it's impressive :o (Eek) 
Just perfect.
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MS-Amateurfotos Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
Itīs just breathtaking cool... what an amazing work... love it!!! Would like to see more of this crazy stuff!!! :)
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ArthasElric Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing work! :D
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:iconvnm51:
vnm51 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013
It's just perfect artwork.
Keep it up!
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Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice Job :)
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XxDemonLordxX Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dun, dun, du du dun, du du du du dun, dun dun du du dun du du du du dun...
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:iconkatyma:
Katyma Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
meine güte, das ist verrückt...absolut genial!
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:iconbillionairere:
Billionairere Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dude, how much lifetimes did this take you?
like
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:iconvishvesh99:
Vishvesh99 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG simply amazing!!!
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:iconhuodi:
huodi Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
Beautiful! Just beautiful...
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:iconadavesseth:
adavesseth Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woah... I think that's all I can utter of words right now! Insane!
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Paul2960 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing!
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:iconblizzard-huskywolf:
Blizzard-huskywolf Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You do amazing work! I love the pencil sketches best of all
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IgorFontanaDiTrevi Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
muito mais muito bom mesmo cara me inspiro em voce pra mim voce e um idolo espero um dia chegar ao seu nivel parabens pelo seu grande talento
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SvdK92 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
well F*** me... that's crazily awesome!
amazing man!
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:iconthe-commando:
the-commando Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow! very nice work
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:iconl-i-n-d-s:
L-i-n-d-s Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Student General Artist
What? What? You drew this? Whaaaaaaattt? Mind= Blown!! This is so good I'm going to go cry now XP
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:iconziltralex:
Ziltralex Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW !! It's crazy :D
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GusSkywalker Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
man this is amazing :O
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noneofurbussiness Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
this is a very detailed drawing
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Darkrisa Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist
OMG! breathtaking! :jawdrop: :eyepopping:
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Sinright Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
geeszzzh laweeezzzssh,am-az-on work!!
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ThompsonsArtAndYou Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Simply amazing and incredible talent. Your dedication to your art is unreal. Stunning and moving and inspiring.
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Xtranu Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
very good work !!
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Oznerol-1516 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's so perfect and stunning, is magnificent, impresive... Basicaly it how an artwork should look. The amount of detail and dedication is something to behold. Your technique cannot be better and the theme for the artwork is superbly chosen. Fractalsponge's design are detailed and complex as hell so you diserve more credit and recognition, for the masive difficulty this drawing has. And also set in Thrawn's Trilogy! What could be better!
Thanks for doing artworks like this, was a pleasure to see something so complex and beautiful as this drawing is.

Regards

Oznerol
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Angelstorm-82 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for your nice comment :).
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blacksad87 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012   Traditional Artist
YOU'RE A FUCKING KILLER !!!!!!!


(Just create a tag for recognize your work: the deviant's url is not aesthetic. I want to do my wallpaper, and I and see the type of details)
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Ragerancher Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
This is amazing. The only thing in particular I want to point out though is it looks to me as if the front of the destroyer is twisted in relation to the back, so looking form the front backwards, the front is twisted clockwise.
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Jones-chan Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Student General Artist
A
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no1mumbler Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
The world "WOW" comes to mind.
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cwadeh76 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
WOW!!
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Ihlecreations Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Professional General Artist
wow
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Allojff Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just admire your work!!!
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Michelle313 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOW!!! :omfg:
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crystal-wolves Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012   Traditional Artist
Featured your piece here [link] in my DA journal.
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:iconmerkosh:
Merkosh Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
Impressive....nothing more to say. I'm speechless.
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:iconthejoysters:
thejoysters Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
so awesome. keep the good work!
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:iconmark-rsa:
Mark-RSA Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I pooped my pants :eyepopping:
AWESOME!!!!!!!
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Mark-RSA Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
PS.
I have to disagree with Scifiwarships's critique, I think the proportion is 100% spot on! That's just my opinion and I think Scifiwarships will have a better view as it's his line of work.
Have to agree, the details ARE amaaaaaazing, but I kind of agree with him on that, if you went a little darker and sharper it would have popped more.
I feel guilty critting such a masterpiece!
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Ben1133 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012
Wonderful
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