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    Here's another one for my campaign. I've switched styles on the trees and I'm trying something new with them. Turned out ok, I think. I also did more of this one in SAI so it's about 50/50 SAI/Photoshop. This is mainly because I recently installed Windows 7 after a major disaster and CS3 doesn't run great in it for some reason. I'm having a bit of trouble with laggy/jumpy tablet pen strokes (grrr). Someone said I should probably just upgrade to CS5 but that's not really viable financially right now. =P

    I'm going for an arid feeling with this one too. I have a western-style showdown in mind at some point in the campaign so I'm trying to convey the dusty frontier town aesthetic.
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    Guild Journeyer Moe's Avatar
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    It bears indeed an arid feeling and the trees turned out quite well, too.
    Is the red barrier in the north a kind of gate? As there is no fence or wall connected to it I have some trouble identifying it

    If I stare at the country long enough
    I can prise it off the paper,
    lift it like a flap of skin.
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    The red thing is a torii arch. There used to be a shrine there but now the torii is all that's left of it.

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    Very nice Larb, my only little nit-pick is the stroke on the buildings is a bit dark (for my taste).
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    Very cool, man. The tree stroke should match the others, though.
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