LMAC#136 Entry: "Invasion & Chaos"

I made it on time! Here's my entry to the 136th round of Let's Make a Collage contest.

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It's my second time participating in the LMAC contest and I'm already having a lot of fun time creating my collages. For this latest entry, I put more time to it into terms of developing the concept of "invasion" and "chaos". I wanted to add as many elements as I could and still keep the Partenon as the centerpiece.

The inspiration for my artwork --->>> "Independence Day" movie.


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Among the many alien-themed movies that I saw, Independence Day is probably the most remarkable for me. And so I took my inspiration from it and apply it to my collage.


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Even the color style of my artwork was based on the movie which shows high contrast between warm colors and cool colors.


Here's how I created my collage


1) Here's the base image for reference.

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2) Firstly, I changed the overall color tone of the base image to make it look dim and warmer.

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3) Added the red planet and alien mothership to set the tone of the scene

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4) Populate the scene with smaller flying saucers

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5) Added some foreground elements (sea shore & guy on top rocks) to make the scene even more interesting.

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6) Added some explosions in the background and dark clouds to give the impression of chaos.

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9) For the final touches on the image, I added lightning effects, improved the lighting, and I also added fire at the base of the hill. The lighting effects were painted using basic brushes in Photoshop.

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Images I used in my collage


Mother spaceship from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/illustrations/ufo-alien-spaceship-ship-3105954/
Red Planet from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/space-sun-planet-light-star-1506349/
Flying Saucers from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/ufos-spaceships-sci-fi-5577222/
Man on the foreground from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/man-hiker-mountains-viewpoint-sit-1839604/
Foreground landscape from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/body-of-water-nature-side-sea-3379326/
Explosion from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/volcano-hawaii-lava-cloud-ash-2262295/
Lightning 1 from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/thunderbolt-lightning-weather-storm-1905603/
Lightning 2 from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/thunder-thunderstorm-purple-storm-953118/
Fire from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/fire-smoke-flame-burn-hot-4721862/

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If you wish to participate in the latest round of the LMAC contest, you may refer to this link:

>>> Let's Make a Collage - A Contest for All Creatives on Hive - Round 136 - ✨256 HIVE in the Prize Pool!✨ <<<


I hope you enjoyed reading my blog. Thank you!


My journey to the world of LMAC.


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