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by Crowmire
Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:19 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Difficulties of making up names...
Replies: 7
Views: 4907

Re: Difficulties of making up names...

thanks for sharing your opinion. I had a discussion about the subject yesterday and we came to conclusion that you just can't avoid it. I heard there's a fantasy series which name means coffee in finnish. Also, I remembered that in popular forgotten realms world there's an area called Vaasa, which i...
by Crowmire
Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:15 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Difficulties of making up names...
Replies: 7
Views: 4907

Difficulties of making up names...

Okay, I have this steampunk projekt called(or at least it was supposed to be) Miatra. It's a twist from my hometown name, Imatra. I had already designed logo for it, and now I just found out that Miatra is a.) a restaurant somewhere b.) person's name. I don't know if I should change it or not, would...
by Crowmire
Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:29 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: 3-D Work
Replies: 7
Views: 3927

Hi, nice work. I'm a bit sculptor myself, miniatures mostly. I usually work with polymer clays, such as fimo or sculpey, I'll try to share some of my stuff as well, as soon as I get something done that I'm actually pleased with. are you going to make molds of these? I'd advice to do that, especially...
by Crowmire
Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Arcade
Topic: Inspirational Games
Replies: 22
Views: 25141

as an serious game addict, I have to list some fav's of mine... HEXEN! I just love the world, also the sounds and atmoshphere is awesome considering how old game it is. Hexen has been huge source of inspiration to me with my fantasy/steampunk project. I'm actually going to play the game this weekend...
by Crowmire
Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:12 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Steampunk illustration
Replies: 4
Views: 3163

thank's for the feedback. I fixed few details and made a version with alternative tone as suggested. there's still few touches I could do to, but I think I'll move on to next one and revisit these later when I feel like it. and yes, there will be more, but I'm still practising the coloring, so I'm s...
by Crowmire
Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: Recommendations - Music
Topic: Soundtracks
Replies: 2
Views: 6254

when drawing I prefer soundtracks over bands as I get distracted easily if background music has lyrics. Also, some of the bands I like tend to be too chaotic(i.e The Mars Volta, Meshuggah, King Crimson..) I've noticed that movie soundtracks often create too strong images of the movie itself, so I st...
by Crowmire
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Steampunk illustration
Replies: 4
Views: 3163

Steampunk illustration

heya! my "boss" recommended this site, so I thought I'll join in and share some of my work. Here's a piece I just finished: http://fc02.deviantart.com/fs45/f/2009/155/0/5/Miatra_Illustration_by_Crowmire.jpg It's for steampunk world called "Miatra", which I've been working on for a while now. any C&C...