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Low tide by RadoJavor Low tide by RadoJavor
My first picture done with the help the new cintiq tablet. This picture have even some personal value to me. It is inspired by some beatifull places in the south england, on coast of the Sussex.
I still have these images in my head and they helped me to make this picture.
Story is about old British flying boat, resting in some navy harbour. Now his best years are gone long time ago. It is the year 1937 and the machine is allready obsolete. It was build for the empire which is just at at the end of its existence. The picture is a little bit melancholic, but I hope somebody will like it.
Done in photoshop, the airplane proportion are based onthe simple 3d model. Then some painting in photoshop on intuos tablet. In about a half of the production I got the cintiq and the picture was finished on it. Apart of the seagulls, they are too delicate for cintiq.

Time about 20-25 hours on evenings after work.
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gilbyit Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
Very nice
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akiba165 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
Simply Amazing !
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ClymberPaddler Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013
great piece of forgotten history...
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Tzoli Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is it a Blackburn R.B.3 Perth Flying Boat???
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MiGpilot25 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful
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Augos Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Student General Artist
you are amazing
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hugegadjit Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
This is exceptionally good!
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Canuck13 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011
Emotional pic for an old fart like me
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robertcar Featured By Owner May 9, 2011
Nice landing!
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FellaUK Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011   Interface Designer
amazing. im looking for someone to do a halifax bomber, we are putting togeather a museum peice for my grandad who piloted a halifax during ww2, unfortunatly out of the raid of 400 aircraft he was in the 3% that got shot down, the german pilot is still alive to tell the story.

The picture will be hung in a special place above the memoribilia, about Fred Harris (my grandad) and the other crew that lost there life and also in a book we writing about the whole episode.
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