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engineer's attempts at Artwork
« on: May 19, 2008, 02:14:17 AM »
While my specialty is texturing things like firearms and other items for video games, I decided to apply some of my limited Photoshop experience to making a "dream STAR"- that is, a STAR unit that incorporates factors from different STAR units that I find to be visually pleasing. Heck, you'll probably find a little bit from all of the STAR's here when i'm finished.

Having said that, this is an attempt at a night time LF w/ appropriate background. The rain icon is a fusion of the XL and current IntelliStar icons, and the LDL is a recreation of the current one as seen on Satellite and current IS units. As you can see, it is nowhere near complete. You'll see it evolve and take on a much more "complete" feel as time goes on.

As the image is large, I had to link it so it would not be a problem on smaller screens (I run 1280x1024)

http://georgheissmann.googlepages.com/IS-ish.jpg

Current plans on this image are to flesh it out and make tewaks as needed. Might add a visible moon that shows the current phase, but I don't know.

Update 1: Added "Current Conditions" header with 4000-esque gradient, tweaked text/image "windows".
http://georgheissmann.googlepages.com/IS-ish2.jpg

Update 3: Edited time, completed LDL, added location, added the little circle thing to the temperature. It begins to resemble an actual CC frame.

http://georgheissmann.googlepages.com/IS-ish3.jpg
« Last Edit: May 22, 2008, 04:16:27 AM by engineer »

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Re: engineer's attempts at Artwork
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2008, 03:14:49 PM »
Very good engineer! Keep it up!

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Re: engineer's attempts at Artwork
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2008, 02:24:54 AM »
I don't know why I didn't edit the first post to begin with. Anyway, new update.
« Last Edit: May 22, 2008, 04:16:57 AM by engineer »

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Re: engineer's attempts at Artwork
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2008, 02:41:13 AM »
You, and the WeatherStar 4000, cannot grasp the true form of Tropical Storm Giygas' rain bands!



(This image had been floating around in my head a week or two before Fay even reached Florida landed.)