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13 June 2009 @ 09:13 pm
Star Trek - The Holy Trinity - digital paintings  
Some digital paintings I made of Kirk, McCoy and Spock.

-|| Hamano Ayumi ||-: so i herd u liek pazzls?hamano_ayumi on June 14th, 2009 01:49 am (UTC)
That is some absolutely gorgeous artwork. McCoy is your most flawless one out of the lot, but I must saw that Kirk's is my favourite. <3 If not for his eyes because they mesmerize me The sheer amount of detail seriously blows my brain to Neverland, though. It's just...asdjaklsjdk ♥ I'm so jealous. <3

What program do you use, by chance? :3

Also, you're patience with the detail on Bones and Spock's shirt is astounding too. <3
Lady Vaako: Kirk - Cadetlady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:07 am (UTC)
*blushes* Thank you so very, very much... I'm in love with Kirk's eyes to so I totally know how you feel. :D

I use Photoshop but you can use just about any decent editing program (Paint Shop Pro or Gimp will do). I have to say though that the magic tool here is my digital drawing tablet. I know people who can do this with a mouse but I think I would pull all the hair off my head before I could a portrait by strictly using a mouse.

As for the shirt, yeah... I'm not sure I'm going to do this again because it's kind of mind-numbing. Maybe I'll just do them naked next time. Hee! :D
-|| Hamano Ayumi ||-: That's CAPTAIN Kirk Bitcheshamano_ayumi on June 15th, 2009 02:15 am (UTC)
Totally you're welcome! :D even watching the movie I was drooling over his darn eyes GUH

Photoshop, should have figured. XD You've got wonderful control with your brushes. D: Whenever I try to manipulate my brushes to paint something they always go wonky on me. >_> Course, my computer's so old that it bitches at me every time I try to use photoshop... D: I got my own wonderful tablet too, one of the older Graphire 4s, but I tend to stick to SAI Painter. :3 (a less-known program but that has GORGEOUS tools and it doesn't destroy my computer and my patience with loading times. XD)

Holy crap so you DID do them by hand! XDD Jesus, here I was thinking you'd cheated with a brush or something! That's just plain suicide! XD
Heatherweeping_daphne on June 14th, 2009 02:16 am (UTC)
Holy crap, how is that even possible? These are brilliant. You're attention to detail is amazing.
Lady Vaako: Spock - younglady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:07 am (UTC)
Thank you so very much! Takes a lot of patience, though... :D
Angela: bromance II: zq & cpallbutwon on June 14th, 2009 02:50 am (UTC)
Damn. At first, I didn't get it because I was like "It's the pictures?" And then I clicked them to look at them normal size and promptly showed two different people I'm talking to. THESE ARE AMAZING. I am blown away by how amazing you are at this. They are just flawless.
Lady Vaakolady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:11 am (UTC)
Thank you so very much! Actually, I've seen digital paintings that are even more photorealistic than this, believe it or not. Personally, I'd rather leave the brushstrokes there and not make everything "too perfect" because I don't want people to wonder if it's a photo even after they've looked at the paintings in their normal size. It's happened to me a number of times and I find that annoying. :D
abbysiuta: ooohabbysiuta on June 14th, 2009 02:58 am (UTC)
Holy crap these are amazing. You are made of win.
Lady Vaako: Kirk - Cadetlady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:12 am (UTC)
*blushes* Thank you!!! :D
{ embracing the storm }mithrel on June 14th, 2009 03:48 am (UTC)
Holy shit, those are digitals? I would have thought they were photos!
Lady Vaako: Kirk - smartasslady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:14 am (UTC)
Thanks! Next time I think I'll post the photo(s) I've used as reference so people can see the difference. :)
Kelikeli on June 14th, 2009 06:34 am (UTC)
Wow absolutely amazing work! Soooo gorgeous!!
Lady Vaakolady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:14 am (UTC)
*blushes* Thank you so very much, sweetie! *hugs*
ginny_wadeginny_wade on June 14th, 2009 07:30 am (UTC)
Reading all the other comments I'm still a little confused, are these photos?
shaitanah: k/sshaitanah on June 14th, 2009 11:05 am (UTC)
Oh God, these are absolutely mesmerizing! Particularly Jim! <3
Lady Vaako: Kirk - smartasslady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:15 am (UTC)
Awww... Thank you so, so much! I think Jim is my own favourite as well. I tried to make his eye pop, the way they always should 'cause they're just so beautiful... <3
a particularly troubled Romulan: communicationillariy on June 14th, 2009 02:46 pm (UTC)
Wow. Looking at just the thumbnails I couldn't believe these were not photos. Amazing work! Thank you so much for sharing. :D
Lady Vaako: Chris Pine - Gleelady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:17 am (UTC)
Wow. Looking at just the thumbnails I couldn't believe these were not photos.

This is definitely a great compliment! Thank you so very much and you're welcome! :D
Talithatalitha78 on June 14th, 2009 10:18 pm (UTC)
These are gorgeous!
Lady Vaako: Karl - Smilelady__vaako on June 15th, 2009 02:17 am (UTC)
Thank you so much! :D
Tori Lovelostandalone22 on June 17th, 2009 07:56 pm (UTC)
Wow, those are nice.