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WAR6 page6 and 7 by joewight WAR6 page6 and 7 by joewight
pencil, ink. Photoshop
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Jjacks1007 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
wow, how do you learn to get those effects
Panzerfire Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice though you did a misstake!
The Missouri battleship looks like the post-conversion version of the 80s and from not from WW2. I can see the CIWS and those didn't exist during WW2. You drawed the modern version of the battleship!
But in any case this is still a very good job and I love it!
Panzerfire Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry! You didn't make a mistake! Sorry. Didn't know that it was some modern day comic. Sorry again!
thepunisherone Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2006
Wow!..just did you do that? The coloring? Any tips and tutoria?
Tobias-Phealin Featured By Owner May 12, 2006
Has to be one of the best battleships I've seen on Devart mate! =D
DarkWizard83 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2006
Nothing beats old school, I guess. :D
JazzLizard Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome job, kinda looks like a Missouri class, but doesn't have enough guns.
Challenger4000 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009
You mean the Iowa class battleship, all 4 are museum ships now.
Inkmo Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
dang, that explosion! That looks really cool!
Flatliner74 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
whoa... that ship looks fabulous.. and th eeffects are rockin... nice nice nice work! :)
Canduterio Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2006
Very well done Joe.
The battleship is cool, the power of the 5 inch is great! one wanker that bytes the dust.
Looking forward to get War! (I'm F-89 from AP forums) :)
MauserGirl Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2006
Those pages are just amazing. You really ought to do a tutorial on doing the explosions because I have a hard time with those. Would love to learn how you do them. If you don't mind my asking, how long does it take you on average to do a page like this?
joewight Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2006
This was originally a single page that I expanded into a double page spread. I do a lot of my effects in an ancient version of Painter, where I can't use layers, so I paint backgrounds and import them into Photoshop.

The smudge tool helps with things like clouds, water, and explosions, but it takes time experimenting to get what I want.

This one probably took all day (its a blur right now), since it's a big file, and there's quite a few elements to consider (atmosphere, explosions, gunfire, ship reference), and MANY layers (clouds, water, ships, fire, rain, dialog, etc).
MauserGirl Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2006
Thanks! :) I always find it really interesting to see how others put together their work, and yours is just amazing. I start griping when it takes me an hour to color the panels for my weekly comic strip (Operation Elusive Concept). ^^ I don't think I could ever put this much work into a comic. I'd be banging my head into the keyboard after the first day, I think.
skulljammer Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2006  Professional Artist
...very VERY well!!!!
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