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Overhead by MikeYakovlev Overhead by MikeYakovlev
Trying out a new the "texture" technique. It's actually a lot of fun yet still a challenge to use the textures the right way.

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3-4 Hours
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KPEKEP Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
:wow: epic =D
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zeedurrani Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Haven't quite mastered the whole texturing thing, always find it looks a little odd...

Any tips on it ?
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MikeYakovlev Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Professional General Artist
Yeah, it is a bit tricky.
I'd say just keep searching for the right texture on what you want to apply it to. Also, you can always modify it, erasing, painting on top of it, and combining it with other photos.

Good luck!
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zeedurrani Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, yeah I think that's where I give up, i.e. finding the right texture. Often I just find it easier to just paint in the details.

Do you mainly just use cgtextures for your textures ? e.g. on this painting the buildings and stuff ?
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MikeYakovlev Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
Actually I don't go on CGTextures...Although I should probably start, haha.
I just use Google and make sure to manipulate he image so much, it becomes difficult to see the original.

But this is an older image, when I was just trying this method out for the first time. I'm going to upload a couple recent images, where I use textures with more painting on top to get what I want in the 1st place.
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zeedurrani Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
sounds good and looking forward to it mate!
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len24 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Found this from your reddit post. Amazing.
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MikeYakovlev Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
Cheers!
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BriMercedes Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
That looks sweet. :)
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MikeYakovlev Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you
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