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Orpheus7
Greg Bahlmann
South Africa
Current Residence: Johannesburg, South Africa/Taipei, Taiwan
Favourite genre of music: Rock, Orchestral
Operating System: PC
MP3 player of choice: NOT the iPod
Shell of choice: 125mm FSHEDS
Favourite cartoon character: Homer Simpson
Personal Quote: Keep your head down, your powder dry and the world will turn!
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AlexFlorezArt Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
Wow! I'm blown away by your gallery.  It brings me back to all the Star Wars' ship books I looked at as a kid.  I'm curious, do your drawings come from a specific world with a story joining them all, or they all "snapshot" ideas that are disconnected?
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
Thanks very much for the comment. Glad you like my stuff. Yes, I have an overarching "universe" within which all the ships exist. It isn't all that developed yet but I am hoping to pull the strands together someday.
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AlexFlorezArt Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional General Artist
Cool!  I'd definitely be interested in reading it if you ever wrote it down.
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
I will post it on deviantart if I am able to finish it off. Thanks for the interest. Have a good one.
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jonbluestone Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Magnificent design work. But then, it always is. I've seen your work before but never been fast enough to grab an image off of the image of the day to find out who you were. Inspiring.
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
Thank you very much for the comment. I appreciate it. I'm glad you we able to find my profile.
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AustinRowley18 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have to say I loved your space ship designs. Do you use photoshop or something else? I really want to learn how to draw and design space ships myself.
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014
Thanks for the comment. No, I don't use Photoshop - I use Copic markers and Pilot pens on plain ol' photocopy paper, scan it into the computer and clean it up a little with a photo editing program (any half decent Photoshop clone program can do it - even the simple free ones). That's it. I guess you could use Painter or Photoshop to do the whole thing, but I like the feeling of drawing on paper - I'm old school, I guess. The important thing is to get the perspective right, go for a distinctive (but not weird) overall hull shape and then detail just enough to make it interesting. Having a back story also helps. Like everything it just takes practice. Good luck it. 
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Svargedorath Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014
I love your gallery, outstanding stuff .. Thumbs Up 
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
Thanks very much. I appreciate the message.
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