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[SFM] Afternoon Gaze by KvornanTheLafesta
[SFM] Afternoon Gaze
What started out as a quickie SFM poster. Turned into a marathon of course-corrections, obsessing over details, getting distracted by more tutorials,etc...

Originally, I intended to make a simple romantic poster of Scout & Femscout laying down on the grass in ctf_sawmill, gazing at each other. But no matter how I setup the light, the rainy environment just didn't cut it. So I switched to another map with grass & sunlight. Result? It looked weird! They were laying down on "flat" pixel-grass. But then I found "Poseable Grass" made by Lugia and the result made a real difference to the scene. But it was tedious work getting the grass to "wrap" around Scout, Femscout, and their "accessories".

Anyways, it was proof that persistence pays off....

It was based off a photograph I took in photography class back when I was a freshman in college.

I'm fully open for critique...

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Source Filmmaker & Photoshop CS5.

Poseable Grass © Lugia

Femscout © AyesDyef (made HWM by MaxofS2D)

Scout & Team Fortress 2 © Valve
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[SFM] TF2: Walk the Walk by KvornanTheLafesta
[SFM] TF2: Walk the Walk
Upgrated version of kvornanthelafesta.deviantart.c…

Originally, I only intended to make corrections to my SFM artwork "Let's do This" as suggested by a moderator. But after getting distracted surfing the net and watching tutorials, I wound up making major changes to the artwork- so much that it became a new piece in itself.

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Source Filmmaker & Photoshop CS5.

Miss Pauling model © Crazyb2000

Scout, Miss Pauling & Team Fortress 2 © Valve
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KvornanTheLafesta
Evan
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Thailand
I’m a Self-taught Photographer & 3D landscape artist and I capture the things I see before it goes away.

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My Website: evanchristopheredwards.weebly.…
My Wallpaper Website: ecewallpapers.weebly.com
My Redbubble: www.redbubble.com/people/vanya…
My Zazzle: www.zazzle.com/eedwards1990
My 500PX: 500px.com/vanyahaheights
My Tumblr: evedwards1990.tumblr.com/
My Steam: steamcommunity.com/id/vanyahah…





Current Residence: Bangkok
deviantWEAR sizing preference: M & L
Print preference: Get it framed!
Favourite genre of music: classical, New Age, hardcore techno, jumpstyle, Celtic Irish, opera, new age
Favourite photographer: Ken Rockwell, Realitydream, Dave Hill, many more I can't name
Favourite style of art: abstract, fanart, digitalart, photography, composites
Operating System: Windows 7 and MAC OS X
MP3 player of choice: Ipod Nano G2
Shell of choice: The artificial stuff
Wallpaper of choice: Cars, sailplanes, color graphics, dreamscapes
Skin of choice: ?
Favourite cartoon character: Sally Carrera, Wingo, Froslass, Rotom, EVE, Miss Pauling, Scout, Neytiri, Ahsoka Tano
Personal Quote: I believe that nature intent us to be curious beings, always evolving & improving; else we would have fangs, wings or sharp claws like other animals. Those are the weapons animals use to survive, humans don't: humans have strong brains instead.
Interests
In my last journal entry, I jotted down my intent to sell wallpapers online-- only to NOT do anything about it, until now.

Making a commitment to anything requires good planning & will power. I may have planned, but I had no will power, as I was unsure how I was going to sell it through my Weebly-based website. Weebly may have had 'product blocks' to sell stuff, but they were probably meant for 'tangible' products, not digital downloads. Because of that, I opted to do some research, finding websites that host digital downloads. Some charged a lot whilst others kept it cheap, or free.  For now,  I'm settling with Ecwid.com because they give you 10 product slots for free as well as a HTML widget to put on your website. IF... I find a better product hosting website (or service) though, I will change. But for now, I'm going to take advantage of those precious free slots.

Though I intend to use Digital 3D nature scenes as my primary wallpaper medium, I'll also use my photographs- I rummaged through gazillions of folders in my computer and to my surprise, found some great photographs that would make great desktop wallpaper!

I'm still only halfway before can I get my so-called 'business' set up and running. But even then, I am feeling like I'm taking a leap of faith. Many people dream of owning a business, but they never get to do it due to fear, embarrassment when oopsies happen, or just peer pressure from friends & society. I don't even know how things will turn out for this wallpaper business of mine. Nevertheless, I just want to focus on the NOW.

If you are reading this, I hope you become inspired to create an income source of your own and be able to work for yourself...


Evan
  • Mood: Pleased
  • Listening to: Audiomachine
  • Reading: LOTR
  • Playing: Worms Armageddon
  • Eating: Cake
  • Drinking: Protein Drink

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CA-WOLF Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oel ngatý kameie, my old friend! Good to see that you're still alive. :)
Im E.T from NB btw!
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jlhy Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
hi there, long time no see! :wave:
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Tranquil-R Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
thanks for the favorite
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Pleasure-or-Madness Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
hi :tighthug:
Happy Birthday to you. :party:
I wish you happiness, health and a lot of inspiration and beautiful photos!! :blowkiss:
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CreamyJem Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:...:)
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torivarn Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you so much for the :+devwatch: , really appreciated :)
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EmbrisionArts Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the :+fav: :aww: :+favlove:
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JacqChristiaan Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
Thank You for your rating on Ruin:hooray:
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GeneralLee1807 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav. :)
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KvornanTheLafesta Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
No prob :)
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