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Battle for Dantooine by joewight Battle for Dantooine by joewight
pencil, Photoshop

I got fed up with trying to make this one look like a sort of Ryan Church sketchy painting and just finished the damn thing as best I could.
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:iconacerr85:
acerr85 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Awesome
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:iconyf19-sama:
yf19-sama Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
That brings me some old good flight memories.
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:iconmedjugore:
Medjugore Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Splendid peice of art! The empire Star Destroyer seems quite fuzzy compared to the alliance x-wing fighter but it works nice.
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:iconhinchen:
hinchen Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
this is stunning!
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:iconfattylover101:
Fattylover101 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
I'd be piloting that X-wing till the end baby nice drawing man sickness
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Dyluthus Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011
I love the effect of the Star Destroyer emerging from the clouds at the X-Wing makes it's approach. Beautiful work!
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:iconmasterbarkeep:
masterbarkeep Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011
Dude, it's nice ! Good work !
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:iconkevbrett:
kevbrett Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011
Great job!! Very cool!!
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:iconarticraft:
articraft Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
Great composition, striking!)
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:iconkhovaxandrauss:
khovaxandrauss Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010
Ryan Church is awesome. And so is that X-Wing!
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:iconshveyk:
Shveyk Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2010  Hobbyist
I'd place my bet on the X-Wing... OK, perhaps I've been playing X-Wing Alliance too much ^^;
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:iconlordmep:
lordmep Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
I'm pretty sure its called Tatooine.
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:iconalltheoriginalnames:
alltheoriginalnames Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010
There is also a planet called Dantooine: [link]

"Dantooine is too remote to make an effective demonstration. But don't worry – we will deal with your Rebel friends soon enough."
―Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin to Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars IV: A New Hope
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:iconlordmep:
lordmep Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah. That was the planet where Luke grew up. It was the planet that was controlled by the Huts. The planet has 2 names or something. I don't really get it. I suppose its just a Star Wars brain fart, like how a parsec is both a unit of distance and time.
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alltheoriginalnames Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010
Two different planets. Tatooine is where Luke grew up, the desert planet run by the Huts in Star Wars IV.

Dantooine is the planet Princess Leia says the Rebels are on while being interrogated on the Death Star.
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:iconlordmep:
lordmep Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
That scene created tension because at the time, it was the planet where Luke and Obi were still living. They're the same place, somehow.
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alltheoriginalnames Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010
Dantooine: [link]

Tatooine: [link]
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:iconlordmep:
lordmep Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Whatever. I know I'm right and you know you're right. Why don't we meet half way and just agree that I'm right here?
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orcbruto Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wow! Its wonderfull! I didn't knew that empire dreadnoughts could enter in planetary atmosphere... =D

This X-Wing pilot is really badass to charge a dreadnought alone =D
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leseraphin Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010
Doing some Ryan church-like painting implies very high skills. I know what it's about cos' I have his video tutorials from gnomon. However you did a nice Job with this piece, though the brownish sky looks a bit weird. But I guess I would have expected the scene to happen in space. Feel free to checkout my own SW fanart.
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:iconjohnhaunle:
JohnHaunLE Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010
Great Job!!!
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:icon2ndtoone:
2ndtoOne Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! That's a really cool piece of art. I like the 'concept art' look of it!
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sl44n3sh-CFA Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aweomse!
but
I really hope the Star Destroeyed didn t leave it s ventilation flap open...
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legoholic Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2009
Fantastic work!
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:iconchallenger4000:
Challenger4000 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009
I love how you used an Imperial-Class I instead of a II, not many works showing that class.
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:iconphaedrolous:
Phaedrolous Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2009  Student General Artist
Awesome details on the X-Wing.
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:iconjtguilber:
JTGuilber Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2009
We feel like don't needing Wedge Antilles and his habilities anymore.
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SabrinaDBlood Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2008
That is amazing
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:iconblackcaracal:
BlackCaracaL Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
blackravendesign down here just took my thoughts, but yeah, this is really beautiful. I love the definition on the closest ship
Awsome work overall
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blackravendesign Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2008
Looks really good, I like the sense of perspective and distance you have acheived with the use of pale and strong colours, works really well. :+fav: !
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Keiichi-K1 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
Wow, your ability to pencil draw aircraft and ships never ceases to amaze me. You seriously need to draw up some technical manuals someday XD
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:iconbelvarius:
Belvarius Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Wow, very well done! I love the details on the X-Wing.
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Gib-Pinups-And-Toons Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2008  Professional General Artist
D0 you see my jaw anywhere? It fell off when I saw this....

Simply amazing!!!!
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KLearningMoreK Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2008
Cool scene ^_^
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:icontysho:
Tysho Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
frikkin' awesome. I love x-wings... and star destroyers... brilliant.
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:icontonysak:
tonysak Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome man.. awesome..
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:icondustrho:
dustrho Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2008
This is an excellent picture, and it's now my computer's wallpaper. I think you did an outstanding job with it.
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Sakara-Siluria Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2008
stunning piece, really atmospheric
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:iconsenatorseth:
SenatorSeth Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome job!! I love the whole look.
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:iconjrdblue:
jrdblue Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007
hey I love Starwars and it looks great to me
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:icontoonbat:
toonbat Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Twenty bucks on the big one!
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finrod-calmcacil Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2007
AWESOME*10^infinite

and in response to a comment someone made, Its not s sulicide attack..reasons
1. that x-wing may have all of Rouge squadren behind it.
2. The star destroyers weponary is to inacurate to hit an x-wing
3. This may be a New Republic Star destroyer in which case the x-wing is a FREINDLY
4. It may be a hit and run with the proton torpedoes
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RaZoR7256 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2007
looks lik that scene from the last episode of star trek voyager wen the ship nearly hits the cubel. lol nice pic man
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AltecApollyon Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
i love your stuff - but the star wars stuff i love especially....
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:iconjdog106:
jdog106 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2007
All I can say is, superb
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toonbat Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Holy wow. No CADs. No vector artwork. Just hard work with a pencil. Incredible work!
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:iconyngvir:
Yngvir Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2007
AAAAAwesoooome :clap:
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Ego-Trap-graphics Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2007
Awesome.
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:icondasnarf:
daSnarf Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2007
You did an outstanding job on this
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BastardSon1 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
If I was in that X-Wing, that Destroyer would be sub-atomic bits by now.
But, I'm not, so he's screwed.
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