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Energy Backup by keepwalking07 Energy Backup by keepwalking07
Energy Backup! :D

"A huge energy drone army specially created to gather and store big amounts of energy during long journeys around unknown planets. "

Done for The Luminarium Illuminate 3 exhibit:[link]

check the group here: [link]

hope you guys like these big giants ! :D

find the tutorial here!:[link]
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Robots. Created by humans for the express purpose of simplifying our constantly heterogeneous lives. At first simply obeying our commands and performing various tasks around buildings and households, they soon became sentient beings and flourished into an actual race. Many humans were skeptical about their existence and many robots and similar automatons and eventually shunned them. Others remained and assisted us in intergalactic work such as terraforming and planetary construction. Energy Backup, created by =keepwalking07, shows us precisely how robots could be implemented in the future to perform task such as this on other worlds or even on our very planet.

Starting off with the first thing I see on this piece, the machines never cease to amaze me with their design style; being depicted as decrepit and aged automatons still somehow functioning well enough to serve their jobs well enough. The various markings, running lights, hanging wires, cracks and other minuscule details upon their hard, metal frames. You can almost imagine them moving slowly across a barren planetoid; exposed wiring swaying slowly with every single movement they make, old gears and parts whirring with audible effort in each and every movement. The humans speaking amongst themselves as the look about their surrounding in order to get a better understanding of the location. It really builds onto a story and makes the world that much more lively toward the viewer of the painting.

Such a piece with such great elements is not without flaws however. Some of the robots Tesla coils aren't refracting and/or generating as much light as they should and the flicker effect on the reflecting metal does not appear as effective as it should be. A good partial retouch would really do that part of the piece justice. Also the atmospheric fog is nice but some of the humanoid figures on the right side of the image have shadows that appear unusually solid and should really be faded a bit.

That aside, the piece still shows more than enough of the incredible work that a Luminarium member should hold for himself. Congratulations once again =keepwalking07 and we look forward to many more pieces of your work. :clap:
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dude u should make a book about this not a novel but a anima book i would buy it XD
Awesome Art !!
Hulaabeo Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They're pretty bloody cool. ._.
julius1880 Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool concept and image.
NOMANSNODEAD Nov 19, 2011  Student General Artist
wow, nice size :-)
Rokis17 Jul 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Perfect atmosphere! :+fav:
WE NEED MORE GIANTS :p lol idk why but am scared what you will create for titan o.o
MarceloSperandio Jul 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dude, first time I saw your artwork was on NewGrounds. And believe me, I found you here accidently... I use to see *aditya777 artworks, which are critiqued by =SkillZombie, and then I stumbled on you. lol
Really nice artwork man, this one in particular is one of my favorites!
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