This is my personal work, inspired from playing Mass Effect 2.
Hope you like it, all C&C are welcome, thank you. ^^
Mind-blowing use of color, perspective, and overall technique! *v*
I see you must be very busy, so it is understandable, this type of art takes ages normally :d. Haha I wish I had the same friends which are excellent artists. I would then at least get some help on how to improve lol xd.
There are places influenced by other fictional places like the Slums in Final Fantasy 7 influenced the slum idea I created called Hanbei Avenue in Dragon Street which is the Chinese Ghetto within Sector 3 of Kaidan. I wanted a vast society of all sorts of thriving cultures and people from the world. This isn't some space opera story like Star Wars so there are no Aliens or anything like that. Instead of Aliens there are Androids present, some Cyborgs, and Psychological forces that reside in the story. So I would say its pretty much like Blade Runner meets The Matrix Meets Ghost In The Shell Meets Parasite Eve Meets Enemy of the State because of all the heavy influences on extreme technology and Evolution. You blend that stuff together and you either have a mess of a story or one hell of a crazy journey unlike anything else in the world.
Definitely art would help people visualize the place, If only I had a tablet I could paint some up ._.. I see, so it's like a mega city then, it's a nice kind of world if you develop it, I would love to read it. You could have a story by going through all these different cultures and places. I like crazy stories haha .
This reminds me of both my friend and of Isaac Asimov (I believe my friend is inspired by him). He's a sci fi writer, now dead. But I loved his books (He wrote I, robot and the Foundation series). He has things like yours, he has certain sectors within a ecumenopolis (A city covering an entire planet). His city goes deep down in the Earths crust and mantle I think, and also has domes covering whole cities that have artificial atmosphere etc (The domes are high enough that if you look up, it looks like sky). He went through certain sectors that had different cultures and things it was pretty interesting. Furthermore, "he had colonized" the entire galaxy, so there were different kind of worlds with different cultures etc. Reminds me of what you said with all those heavy influences combined xd.
Its very inspiring and makes me really want to start working on backgrounds, as I mainly work on characters.
I look forward to seeing more of your work!
You,ve got some great designs here! Just wanted to invite you to have your work featured on the Hugo Award Winning StarShipSofa Podcast. Every month we feature a different artist from around the world on our site's virtual cover and the podcast episode. An audio segment of the show will be dedicated to you, giving a brief bio and some background on the art you provide for display, along with any links to more of your work for the listeners.
We would love to have you!! Hope to hear back from you soon
the fore ground ship, the distant traffic, the gulls. Movement gives it energy and that draws you in. Also there is story here waiting to be told it seems like to me but then I'm a writer.