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Cataclysm by Wasteland-3D Cataclysm by Wasteland-3D
New climate-weapon was created. In little bay NAVY and scientist started experiment to control weather. But something goes wrong...
(Vue, 3ds max, Photoshop)
Thanks for watching!
P.S. there is a helicopter in the left bottom corner! And there is a cruiser in the right part of whirlpool. And after a few seconds he'll fall into the hole, hell yeah!
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Given 2013-10-03
absolutely breath taking! Cataclysm by *Wasteland-3D ( Suggested by Minato-Kushina and Featured by PolyMune )
Simply amazing!
I'm not an expert, but i think there is some miss in the devastation. You can make those ships to lead the eye more. It is a cataclysm after all, so why all of them are going into the whirlpool? Maybe make them run away! Except maybe one ship(some madman scientist) which does go to investigate this... Cataclysm!
I would try at least though, to make that ship that IS being sucked into the Whirlpool facing the other direction (trying to run away) like it was caught off-guard and change the angle to like this )/ whirlpool -> ")" ship ->"/" sorry, hope you understand ... basically to create suspension like its going to get sucked in...?! or maybe the ship will escape?! TAM-TAM-TAM!!! You can make the lower left corner and instead of the palm trees - make some houses, maybe try to show some panic?
Also i would increase a bit more the fog on the furthest places of the coast (upper left corner) cause their not your main point and don't really matter much like that important AMAZING water tornado!!!

Bottom line: Great work, I really do like the water and the tornado. great ships and the detail of everything ! Remember, you can Always improve ! =)
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Water manipulation is fascinating, because it's hard to make it look real. This looks very real. Even more impressive is the creation of a maelstrom combined with a waterspout, which intensifies the effect. The inclusion of lightning bolts and flying debris around the waterspout is a great final touch.

The larger the cataclysm, the greater its visual impact. The common practice used here is the presence of large ships as a comparison of size. This has further increased the image's impact, especially with what appears to be a battleship about to be drawn into the maelstrom.

(One question. Is that an Iowa class battleship heading into the maelstrom? If so, it looks somewhat small compared to the carrier nearby, which I presume is a Nimitz class. If not, don't worry about this. It is a general point to remember that when representing actual things, like ships, to have the dimensions correct, otherwise the suspension of disbelief, (that the image can somehow be real) is spoiled).

The image's detail is fantastic. The ships have clear, well defined outlines, down to the aircraft lined up on the carrier's deck. The forest in the background is very well defined, (too many background forests I've seen look like collections of blotchy shapes). The individual trees in the foreground are well-detailed, as is the scientific installation. The stormy sky is a great overall finish, consistent with the mood of an impending catastrophe. I particularly liked the image of the flock of birds appearing to fly towards the calmer east, (sensible creatures leaving as quickly as possible the scene of man's stupidity).

Overall, a very impressive image.
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FearaJinx Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Nice work!!! How long did this take to render?
zepaulo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014
dabsmyla Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is so powerful!
I can feel the winds from here....
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cfberg Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is fantastic. thank you for sharing
Zarory Featured By Owner May 3, 2014   Digital Artist
Zarory Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014   Digital Artist
Nice work
AnonymousLifeform Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
Okay, who's playing Jumanji?!
dodinal Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
WOOOW i spend like 10 min checking this ART, i LOVE it <3
Dianote Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
Congrats on the DD, amazing work! 
mrdevart Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
epic proportions!
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