Collage Contest #3 entry: Nuclear Consequences

in Collage2 years ago

nuclear consequences.jpg

I wanted to participate on this contest hosted by George because it would allow me practice a skill that I haven't used since 2004-2005.
I remember making digital "signatures" for forums and it was basically collages with a bunch of weird brushes for Photoshop, that was my first approach to digital art, when the trend of forums started dying and we all moved on to social media I stepped away the scene and never touched any digital tool again. When I started studying web design I had to install all this programs but just for easy logo designs and quick photo editing.

So, it's nice to come back to actually 'craft' something, it's refreshing leaving my pencil and watercolors for a second and limit myself just using real pictures but also use the unlimited resources and knowledge you can get online for this.

Process

I tried another concept before this one, I wanted to make the angry cat at the table meme (the one with the lady screaming at him) riding the Red Baron airplane but when I started working on it, it felt really hard to pull off just because there are no real good shots of the plane or of replicas of it.

I moved on with this idea of a post nuclear landscape with mutated crows, ruined buildings and in the background, the symbol of nuclear disasters, Godzilla. I knew I had to use something to merge all of this together and so I added some fog, specially considering that I used a picture of a toy Godzilla and not one of the designs for the movies.

20200229.png

Using the pen tool to mask the background really threw me back in time, I had a lot of fun doing it but getting those edges of his back was a challenge.

Here's a list of the images I used:

Crow Head
Crow #1 and #2
Ruined Building #1
Ruined Building #2
Power line
Godzilla Toy

animacion.gif

I hope you liked it!

Sort:  

Wow, thats really great:) The mutated crow is a great idea and the mists hide Godzilla in the background. I hope it is not the future we are about to face,lol.

collage-logo-gif.gif

I hope so too hahaha. Thank you!


This post was shared in the Curation Collective Discord community for curators, and upvoted and resteemed by the @c-squared community account after manual review.
@c-squared runs a community witness. Please consider using one of your witness votes on us here

Thank you so much guys

Hello!

This post has been manually curated, resteemed
and gifted with some virtually delicious cake
from the @helpiecake curation team!

Much love to you from all of us at @helpie!
Keep up the great work!


helpiecake

Manually curated by @georgeboya.


@helpie is a Community Witness.

Shared it on twitter: link

Hi @siucatti!

Your post was upvoted by @steem-ua, new Steem dApp, using UserAuthority for algorithmic post curation!
Your UA account score is currently 2.707 which ranks you at #15471 across all Steem accounts.
Your rank has improved 5 places in the last three days (old rank 15476).

In our last Algorithmic Curation Round, consisting of 73 contributions, your post is ranked at #59.

Evaluation of your UA score:
  • Only a few people are following you, try to convince more people with good work.
  • The readers like your work!
  • Try to work on user engagement: the more people that interact with you via the comments, the higher your UA score!

Feel free to join our @steem-ua Discord server

Congratulations @siucatti! You received a personal award!

Thank you for the witness votes you made to support your Steem community and for keeping the Steem blockchain decentralized

You can view your badges on your Steem Board and compare to others on the Steem Ranking

Do not miss the last post from @steemitboard:

Use your witness votes and get the Community Badge
Vote for @Steemitboard as a witness to get one more award and increased upvotes!

@siucatti, thank you for supporting @steemitboard as a witness.

Here is a small present to show our gratitude
Click on the badge to view your Board of Honor.

Once again, thanks for your support!

Do not miss the last post from @steemitboard:

Use your witness votes and get the Community Badge
 2 years ago  Reveal Comment