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Title: Arcology
Pixel Artist: Ixolite  (Level 2 Petty Officer :: 945 points)
Posted: 7/4/2010 17:45
Palette: 12 colors
Statistics:  8 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

Water level started raising dramatically in second half of XXI century. Many island based nations faced extinction - that pushed them to finding epic solution. After international campaign they gathered resources, that let them build a new home - giant arcology founded on the soon-to-be-flooded soil. In the end of XXI century great construction works started and lasted for the next 30 years. Finally, in the year 2122 the enormous crystal-shaped structure was finished, housing and giving shelter to inhabitants of ever shrinking island countries. Arcology, being the greatest achievement of human engineering in history, was soon deemed the 8th wonder of the world.

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Riva (Level 6 Commander) @ 3/5/2011 16:47

The water effect is nice. Im sorry the rest is imo completely wrong. Shading, shape, style ..

Hrunting (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 8/7/2010 15:01

The shading of a gemstone is high in contrast and angular in shape.  The water is very good, but the clouds are lacking.  I think the world would look dreary if the water levels rose that high, wouldn't you?  The clouds don't seem to send that message.

Jabber (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 7/15/2010 18:05

 The water looks good but the sky and the rock could use work. The outlines on the rock are really obvious and not very attractive, and the shading is poor.

keron11 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/7/2010 15:47

Not enough minerals


very nice picture!

SpaceSalmon (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/5/2010 07:50

The water shading is very nice.

Ixolite (Level 2 Petty Officer) @ 7/5/2010 00:30

Thanks, it was a bit rushed in the end so yeah, clouds need some more love :( Was last second decision to add them as the piece was missing some sense of scale without them. Glad you liked it in spite of the flaws :)

Webus (Level 3 Stalker) @ 7/4/2010 18:51

 The water is pretty nice. I would use another green though.

eliotfellow (Level 7 Assassin) @ 7/4/2010 18:41

 Awesome! I know there isn't much time left for editing before the challenge closes, but I'd suggest cleaning up the clouds if anything.

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