Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
Firebase Issue 8 Cover by warp-zero Firebase Issue 8 Cover by warp-zero
Here's the cover art I did for Firebase #8. At the time I was doing this, my regular job was really dominating most of my time including weekends. So, unfortunately I couldn't devote as much time to this piece as I would've liked. Excuses .... excuses ....

My goal is to try to grow with each attempt at the cover. What is actually happening is that I'm just trying to get it done and be semi-presentable.

Time was running out so, I just finished up a bit here and a touch up there .... and sent it off to the editor. Although, I got a feeling I could've worked on it a few more days because the issue didn't come out till almost two weeks later. Oh well ... its all good.

This was done with pencils on a 8.5x14 paper. Scanned in and colored in Photoshop. The subject matter (an Adeptus Mechanicus force) is based off pictures of a converted Ad Mech Army. There are a few embelishments here and there on my part when I couldn't quite make out what I was seeing in the reference pics but for the most part ... its drawn from all the miniatures. The player who converted his army did a really nice job. If you're curious, go check it out at:


[link]
Add a Comment:
 
:icontigerestoque:
TigerEstoque Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Need a Dispenser here!
Reply
:iconbrothersurplice:
BrotherSurplice Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015
AVE DEUS MECHANICUS
Reply
:iconchilledmonkeybrains:
chilledmonkeybrains Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sweet. You gotta love the Mechanicum!
Reply
:iconxenon147:
Xenon147 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
This is badass. Adeptus Mechanicus master race!
Reply
:iconsnork9001:
snork9001 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
Simply epic
Reply
:iconkrusty-killer:
krusty-killer Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012
this is one of the coolest 40k drawings ive seen
Reply
:icondforrest:
dForrest Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beyond awesome. I love the Mechanicus.

One of these days I'm going to get around to running a Mechanicus campaign.
Reply
:iconskillington:
skillington Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011  Professional General Artist
mint
Reply
:iconsoulslayer317:
Soulslayer317 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011
love the tech priest with the mechanical tendrils!
Reply
:iconbaval5:
Baval5 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011
This is my favorite Admech picture and what inspired me to play Admech in the tabletop game. You single handedly influenced my entire tabletop gaming experience.
Reply
:iconwarp-zero:
warp-zero Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Wow! I am extremely humbled by that! Thank you very much! I'm very happy you liked it that much. I would love to see pics of your AdMech army if you ever get the time to post them. :) Plus, I'm sure other AdMech fans out there would love to see them too!
Reply
:iconrau-le-creuset:
Rau-Le-Creuset Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2011
Yeah you just dont fuck with the Cogboys, they got the biggest guns and lots of them.

.........these fuckers re-wrote the meaning of the term..."having a holdout"
Reply
:iconbuashei:
Buashei Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011   Digital Artist
Superb. You dont have to spend a month to make something good. Sometimes suggestion is just enough. Im a big fan of warh illustrations because my art advanture almost began with them. Nice thrifty and simple lines outstanding color matching, dynamic composition, and depth of field they are already in this piece. Sure you could polish it to perfection and that could also be fun, but theres no need. I think the editor didnt mind less detail here and there cause he needs overall impression on the cover, thats hes goal. Blah blah blabbering enough of talking bored you enough. Awesome picture, great congratulations.
Reply
:iconwarp-zero:
warp-zero Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Thanks Buashi!
Reply
:iconncux4o4:
ncux4o4 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2011
NO COMMENT ..... THE BEST !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reply
:iconkexito:
Kexito Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010  Student Writer
Really cool!!!
Reply
:iconlordsektor:
LordSektor Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2010  Hobbyist
Великолепно!
Reply
:icongarfsan:
Garfsan Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2010  Student General Artist
Wow...Im speechless at how awseome this is..the sense of scale and the power the mechannicum has is really displayed well in this pic! Great and inspiring work!
Reply
:icondolosso:
Dolosso Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2010
Awesome!
Reply
:iconmaiwand85:
maiwand85 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Oh wow! YOu made this!!!Brilliant!!!
Reply
:iconderjagerzep:
DerJagerZep Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010
EPICNESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reply
:iconzarahemna:
Zarahemna Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2010
Are you open to commissions?
Reply
:iconwarp-zero:
warp-zero Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Not at this time. Too busy with work and other projects. Sorry!
Reply
:iconzarahemna:
Zarahemna Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2010
No worries. Give me a shout if/when you have time.

Regards,

Z
Reply
:iconpeturabo:
Peturabo Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2010
Mars Adeptus Mechanicus rock, And this pic has awsome style. I love the lines and the colors. Techpriests are the part of the imperium i like the best, probably cause i play iron wariors.
Reply
:iconazraelusguy:
AzraelusGuy Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks great! Thats Warhammer Imperial fire power :)
Reply
:iconbryanloveshaley:
bryanloveshaley Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009
Omg this is amazing [link]
Reply
:iconjoemand:
Joemand Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2009  Professional Artist
awesome work, bro! :wow:
Reply
:iconcrafty-jack:
Crafty-Jack Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome layout....very epic.
Reply
:icongrunz:
grunz Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009
Just incredible nice!
Keep on the good work
Reply
:iconelementofchaos:
ElementOfChaos Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009
Excellent Mechanicus piece! Great elements, and I like the torque-wrench staff!
Reply
:iconabaelreinon:
Abaelreinon Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009
This is excellent, love the lines and composition.
Reply
:iconcrazygoblin21:
Crazygoblin21 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009
It's beautiful...
Reply
:iconsideboard:
SIDEBOARD Featured By Owner May 18, 2009
nice work man, i was wondering who made this one, ive seen it posted on /tg/ so many times lol
Reply
:iconjazylh:
JazylH Featured By Owner May 14, 2009  Professional Filmographer
Absolutely Amazing. :jawdrop: I'm still intrigued by all the little details.
Reply
:iconshine-zero:
Shine-Zero Featured By Owner May 2, 2009   Photographer
Ahh... this has eased my Adeptus Mechanicum crave I had sence I been reading Mechanicum, thatnks and keep up the Fing awesome work!!!
Reply
:iconmaster-of-destructio:
master-of-destructio Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2009
thats is awsome
Reply
:iconmaster-of-destructio:
master-of-destructio Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2009
tats is awsome
Reply
:iconfrozenwrath:
FrozenWrath Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
Praise the Omnissiah
Reply
:iconjailgurdnegative:
jailgurdnegative Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
those guys sure can fight.
Reply
:iconlargon93:
Largon93 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Whoa. 0_0

Well that's a warhammer I would like.
Reply
:iconproiteus:
Proiteus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Man that guy's army is the best! I can only hope my Necron based Mechanicus can be on the same level of quality.

You've done a great job portraying it :D
Reply
:iconkanartist:
kanartist Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
cool art man)))
Reply
:iconsebbythefreak:
Sebbythefreak Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2008  Professional Filmographer
definitvely checking that converting army out
Reply
:iconwarhammerfanatic:
WarhammerFanatic Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2008
Thats freakin awsome!
Reply
:iconnerub29:
Nerub29 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008
You really capture the feel of the brothers of the cog!
Reply
:iconjasterslegacy:
jasterslegacy Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2008  Student
That Techpriest is badass! Those titans are also quite awesome...I wish Dawn of War looked like this :'(
Reply
:iconvintonheuck:
VintonHeuck Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2008
Nice, Tim!
Reply
:iconazureus94:
Azureus94 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2008
Oh they are very big!
Reply
:iconlaurenmontgomery:
LaurenMontgomery Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Wow! So this is what happens when you have time to post stuff. Neat-O! Keep it up buddy! Only about 3 more weeks until you have to work again.
Reply
Add a Comment:
 
×





Details

Submitted on
November 8, 2008
Image Size
3.8 MB
Resolution
2786×1690
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
39,327 (4 today)
Favourites
1,248 (who?)
Comments
76
×