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SteamPunk Octopus by raybender SteamPunk Octopus by raybender
this is my entry for the Steampunk Challenge over at cgtalk which ends today..

the image is about a giant machine octopus which is attacking freighters and civil cruisers.
Nobody really knows who is behind the huge machine which is attacking the ships for several months now.
because the government wasn?t able to react fast enough, the shipowners have hired some brave men and modified some old fishing cutters and equiped them with modern weapons to secure their ships. the unknown attacker seems not very impressed though...


its done with photoshop, 10K Wide (yeah i know its big, but this way it was easier to paint the details for me)


THANX :)
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German freelance concept artist Alex Broeckel joined deviantART only earlier this week as ~raybender and he's already making impressions! I have a thing for cephalopods, so I picked SteamPunk Octopus to introduce this artist to you. Do not miss out on the rest of Alex's gallery! ( Suggested by Hideyoshi and Featured by Thunderstatement )
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AlexandriteBandola Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Pretty cool! :D
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Knightfall1972 Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy crap! That is awesome!
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spacephrawg Featured By Owner May 27, 2014
you wouldn't by any chance have some pictures of the ship in the foreground would you?
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CaoChiNhan Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Your beautiful art have been feature here: fav.me/d7h320v :hug:
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thesketchjunkie Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
absolutely spectacular! My cursor is moving itself over the favorite button.
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jkemeny Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes! That is sooo steam punk..love it! Have you read "The Scar"? Looks like a scene from the book.
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FionaDevil Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Student Digital Artist
epic scene!
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ncturnbull Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
Really impressive. I see why you needed to create it at 10K wide.
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Krzysiek2222 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013
great
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VisiousDesigns Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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