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Now Arriving by fox-orian Now Arriving by fox-orian
... at Aricee Hills South.

Maia [link] stepping off the train to her new neighborhood.

SYNTHESIS is an upcoming online graphic novel project!
See it at the website here:
[It's just a placeholder for now. It will launch soon!]

Influences: Boston MBTA, Tokyo Metro, Swedish graphic design.

Special Homage: Mirror's Edge for the much-needed influential boost it gave my work during late 2008. Marked by the runner's bag on the suitcase :) There was just something about the visual approach that game had that made me think differently about everything. It really helped pull me out of a huge artistic rut. So a big special thanks to DICE studios! [Also, the mark on Maia's arm isn't a reference to Mirror's Edge. This has been a part of Maia's design since about 2001. It's supposed to be a scannable QR code -- also visible here [link] . In the past year though, I've slowly phased out of drawing this from her design.] I'd also like to add, that though Mirror's Edge was an influence on me during this era of my work, not everything with a primary color scheme is automatically Mirror's Edge related. XD Prime real-world examples are IKEA and Legos, which are two other things I love!

Check out the process for the drawing of the image: [link]
[kind of a big image]

Also, see how this image was colored in a step by step process here: [link]

Wacom Cintiq 12WX
Adobe Photoshop CS3

*** "Now Arriving" has been awarded the BFA Juror's Award for the graduating class of 2009 in Illustration. It has been further selected to be hung in the university president's home gallery. [which is basically AIB's Hall of Fame.]

Yee! A DD! My first one on an actual artwork! XDD Thank you so much ~Brosa and everyone else who likes it!
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Given 2010-02-15
SYNTHESIS - Now Arriving... by `fox-orian reminds of those wonderful days when you just set out to travel. The destination never seems important, what seems wonderful is the feeling and the enjoyment! ( Suggested by Brosa and Featured by archanN )
LovinaYavari Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is absolutely stunning! the colors, everything is so memorizing. Beautiful job! also congrats on the DD ^^ 
JJ-Was-Here Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
Man, I absolutely love this. It reminds me of the BART system back home.
Commander-jao Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Student General Artist
Really cool, I get a kind of mirrors edge vibe from it
SynaXs Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
not downloadable? damn, I'd like to use it as the background of my Galaxy SII :/
Kuki-chan7 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Student General Artist
great picture!
White-Rose-Brian Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I found this on Comics Alliance.  Impressive. 
otakubhogs Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
SonofZion-JLM Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Great picture.
Blackopssniper445 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
Flashed back to Black Mesa Reasearsh Facility for a second.
juantomajok Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
nice colors, man!
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