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Handbark Academy - my entry [link]
for NVArt @ CGtalk - Surreal contest: In the style of Jacek Yerka [link]

Handbark Academy... a place to learn arcane crafts.


This piece is done in photoshop and wacom, 1 custom texture used and several custom brushes.


I find the art of Jacek hard to imitate.

Photoshop; wacom 20++hours

(c)Inca - Alexander Nanitchkov

you can see the painting progress here: [link]

:ninja:
This work was published for cover illustration
for Clarkesworld Magazine
[link] issue 33 -
go check it out.

night version
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:iconemilie281:
Emilie281 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist
Fascinant !
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:)
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:iconsub-corridor:
Sub-corridor Featured By Owner May 30, 2011
this is curing my headache, awsome work
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
cool!
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:iconnerisiren:
NeriSiren Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011
That. Is. So. COOOL!!! :wow: I love the way the hands are posed, and the flying whale ship.
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconfalkenkralle:
Falkenkralle Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Hard to decide between the day and the night version, but I think I like the day version even better. Beautiful work!:)
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
yeah day version is the original its better
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:iconparanj:
paranJ Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010
i wanna live there.....
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
me2 :)
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:iconpaint-brushes:
paint-brushes Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010
wow! I like :iconwut-plz:
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:p
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:icondoor-11:
door-11 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010
i totally love it D:
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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:iconangelicadonis:
AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very cool design, and excellent imagination! :D
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconangelicadonis:
AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :D
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:iconsarafe:
SaraFE Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010   Traditional Artist
This is amazing, I just love it! Both the concept, composition and execution.
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!!!
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:iconliving-with-aliens:
Living-with-aliens Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010  Student General Artist
Really love the concept of this!
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconayalanaylo:
AyalaNaylo Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's really beautiful. I also like the night version. :)
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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:iconjessica-lorraine-z:
Jessica-Lorraine-Z Featured By Owner May 25, 2010  Professional General Artist
Woah.. LOVE THIS!
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconjessica-lorraine-z:
Jessica-Lorraine-Z Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Professional General Artist
Welcome!
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:iconsms14:
SMS14 Featured By Owner May 18, 2010
I think I remember you once saying that you can't do landscapes/envireonments ! Nice work Alexander Nanitchkov.
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner May 19, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
yes i did said that but... i pushed mycelf to be able...
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:iconspamkiller:
Spamkiller Featured By Owner May 12, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm featuring this beautiful piece here: [link] .
If you don't want to be featured, please note me and I'll remove it.
:+fav:

Kisses&Hugs
Katia
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner May 18, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconspamkiller:
Spamkiller Featured By Owner May 20, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome! :boogie:
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:iconsecrets-of-the-pen:
secrets-of-the-pen Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Your beautiful artwork is featured in my latest journal here: [link]

This piece blew me away! So creative and thought-provoking. Thank you so much for sharing it here on dA!
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner May 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:icon47ness:
47ness Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Very neat concept. :nod: :nod: :nod:

I can totally imagine each "hand" has its own dorm faction, and their respective members are ranked by finger type. :XD:
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
hehe nice!
never thought on that
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:iconbaffled-jailbird:
Baffled-Jailbird Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010
This is Hayao Miyazaki worthy ^^ Its astounding.
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
what a big compliment!... thank you!
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:icontasiorts:
tasiorts Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2010
I prefer that version! Very nice!
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Cheers, thanks
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:icontasiorts:
tasiorts Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2010
You're welcome
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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:iconegil21:
Egil21 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010
This work is very good and it has been featured by #TheFavouriteShowcase in our slideshow.
I would like to ask if you could consider joining the project? It would be an honour to have you.

Thank you :thanks:

Regards,
Elsa
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you and cheers!
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:iconlorian-dragon:
Lorian-Dragon Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010  Professional General Artist
Oh my god that's so...so...hanfull.
He, he, sure. I can't resist to make this joke, beyond that...great work.
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconlorian-dragon:
Lorian-Dragon Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2010  Professional General Artist
welcome
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:iconjoepink:
JoePink Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2010
The whale blimp really ties it together. Haha =)
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
hehe
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TuubArt Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:wow:
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:icontsabo6:
Tsabo6 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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