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I'm having  challenging time lately finding the best composition for my landscape artwork.  Perhaps I've been spoiled or tainted by my arch/viz career, where an image always has a center of interest (such as a bathroom vanity or kitchen sink area), and is always rendered for print at 11x8.5 ratios...

But I feel the need to delve into more panoramic renders for my personal artwork, and find it a bit frustrating to decide on and implement focal points.  I've read up on tradition landscape composition techniques; maybe I'm just trying to cram too much into my scenes?

Anyway, I'll be posting up some recent works-in-progress for you all to critique, so stay tuned and don't be nice about the scenes, please!  Let me have it.  I could use some new ideas!

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Jared Magneson
United States
Life in every breath.

Current Residence: Puyallup, WA
Favourite genre of music: Metal of Death.
Favourite photographer: Shadowclad Pete, Stefani (NaturalWoman)
Favourite style of art: 3D Realism, Landscapes, Light.
Operating System: Win7 x64 Jessica Alba Edition
MP3 player of choice: KMP
Shell of choice: Dragons don't need shells...
Wallpaper of choice: Look around!
Skin of choice: Old Factory, Manda's...
Favourite cartoon character: Jugei Gimimommy
Personal Quote: I am the Storm.
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:iconedselarnold:
Thanks for the Brigitte Silverbow and Selene faves and for watching!!
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Diablicka Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!
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:iconjaredthedragon:
Well thanks!  It's been a great one, hope your day is going well too! :)
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Diablicka Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem!
it's good! :3
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:iconshad-23:
Happy birthday, my friend
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endave Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for the faves and watch!
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:iconjaredthedragon:
Thanks for making such awesome artwork!

I really suck at characters/people, and tend to stick to landscapes and scenes more as a result. :)
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endave Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the support! I will try to keep making WoT art as long as I am capable. As long as there are people out there who will enjoy it I am always pleased :)
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Pixerke Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for the :+fav:
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:iconshad-23:
Happy birthday, my friend
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:iconjaredthedragon:
Thanks, I hope you had a great day too!
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:iconanalovecatdog:
happy birthday, wishing you the best
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:iconjaredthedragon:
Thanks for the birthday wishes!
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Forestina-Fotos Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!! Hope you have a fab day!!

:party: :cake: :iconballoonsplz:
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:iconjaredthedragon:
Well thanks a billion! :)
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x-fee-tish-x Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for following my DA, discover my page Facebook here and does not hesitate to share [link]. Thank you :D
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Z-In-Your-Hair Nov 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hiya! Thanks for the fave, and the comment! :)
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Z-In-Your-Hair Dec 9, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hey, you faved a WIP of mine a while back. Just wanted to let you know the finished version can be seen here: [link]
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:iconperegrine1:
Hello! One your older Wheel of Time fan works (at least, it was attributed to you?) is being featured this week on Fan Art Friday on Dragonmount.com: [link]
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:iconjaredthedragon:
Yep! That's one of my older works, but I still like it a bit. After having read The Shadow Rising a few more times, that image looks nothing like my mental picture of Cold Rocks Hold now, but it was a fun and interesting piece to create! Hope you enjoyed it too.
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QueenNothing20 Apr 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fav hun! :hug:
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KeremGo Apr 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hey there my friend! Any new personal work? I rarely log on to CG Talk forum since I'm forbid to comment there for some reason - so don't know what you doing there so far too. Are people still arguing about "the best 3D software in the world" ? :D

Take care and spend some time for art! :highfive:
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:iconjaredthedragon:
Hello Kerem! Been working on some big art projects, but I fear they're so damn complex the progress is tedious. I'm currently sculpting a buddha statue for a nice little mountain path scene. CGTalk is ridiculous as always but often there are piles of useful tips and techniques too, along with the heated discussions which I try to avoid anymore.

Take care as well, hope to see more work from you soon too!
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Forestina-Fotos Aug 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the DD! :clap: :)
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