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An Impossible Dream

November 4th, 2007

This will never happen to me. A 3D image created by me, with a cityscape from VersonPhoto (used with permission).

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Posted By: zikman from gmail.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
what do you mean "this will never happen to me"?
you'll never live in the city?
Posted By: swarmoeskerken from mac.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
Jup. Such a appartment in that city... I will never reach that.
Posted By: funpoleece from gmail.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
Colours are too dull. Nothing really interesting in the scene. Darker tones in the room and more light coming from the window would have added more mood. Overall 6/10.
Posted By: charles.tatossian from gmail.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
Nicely done.
Posted By: zikman from gmail.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
"Jup. Such a appartment in that city... I will never reach that."
why not? where do you live now?
do you have self-confidence issues?
Posted By: ie from ya.ru
about 6 years, 9 months ago
there are no dreams impossible unless you believe they are
pardon me for being pathetic:)
nice image though
Posted By: kijer from hotmail.fr
about 6 years, 9 months ago
the background is here no ? http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/details.php?id=1341
Posted By: immortal.sage from gmail.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
I don't really like this. It's a very inventive idea, and I appreciate that you're trying new things but the execution seems off. The legs on the chairs seem very rendered rather than realistic, which is probably my biggest problem with it. The window with blinds drawn on the far right just seems like a way to show off the look of the blinds and I think detracts from the overall feel. With an apartment like that they'd likely put in large windows to match the main wall and it might look interesting with windows done on both sides of the corner. Anyway, it's an interesting idea, work on the execution.
Posted By: spam from potenso.dk
about 6 years, 9 months ago
I agree about the legs on the chairs. In real life the Barcelona chair is either made with a chromium alloy on stainless steel or (in the more expensive versions) with polished stainless steel. The model makes it look like unpolished steel or even raw aluminium (which would of course make it snap in a jiffy).
Posted By: monkey2ewok from yahoo.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
You stole the background cityscape picture from another InterfaceLIFT photo.

You can find the original picture (which is excellent) here:


http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/details.php?id=1341


You should at least give the original photographer credit. You thief!
This comment is rated: immature
Posted By: xlarryx1 from gmail.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
I kind of agree with what some of the other people are saying. I think this has a lot of potential though. I definitely think there needs to be more color. I'd like to see a view of an ocean outside the window instead and maybe have the chairs a vibrant orange or similar color to contrast. I liked this at first, but upon downloading the full image and putting it as my wallpaper I found it, particularly the colors, to be especially dull. Its good, but I think you can definitely improve. =)
Posted By: hype
about 6 years, 9 months ago
The chairs look like a bit of an after-thought - they don't seem to be casting much of a shadow, especially where they meet the floor. But my biggest problem is the perspective of the city scape outside against the flat interior. To achieve that view the building containing the flat must be leaning over at about 45 degrees!
Posted By: kazimir34
about 6 years, 9 months ago
Good ideas but it looks way to fake to be a nice wallpaper.
- The shadows of the chairs make them look like they levitate
- The city perspective isn't the same as the apartment's
- The wooden floor looks unreal
- There are lots of shadow issues on the walls
Still nicely done. I'd love to see the v2 :)
Posted By: JurgenDoe
about 6 years, 9 months ago
Awesome and wonderful wallpaper...Thanks for sharing !
Posted By: weiistone from gmail.com
about 6 years, 8 months ago
I like this background. Granted all the comments made above once I read them I could notice them but overall it's kinda warm and mellow, matches my laptop and definitely makes me feel like I'm somewhere other than Seattle right now.
Posted By: pierrejacques5 from yahoo.com
about 6 years, 8 months ago
Flawless. Well done.
Posted By: StefanoLoco
about 6 years, 8 months ago
This is a awesome Wallpaper. On of the best i ever saw. :)
Posted By: hype
about 6 years, 8 months ago
"You stole the background cityscape picture from another InterfaceLIFT photo.
You can find the original picture (which is excellent) here:
http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/details.php?id=1341
You should at least give the original photographer credit. You thief!"

Nice one monkey2ewok. If you actually bother to read the description for this wallpaper you'll notice that the artist not only gives credit to the original photographer but even includes a link to the wallpaper. Maybe you should pay more attention before posting such dribble and accusing others of theft.
This comment is rated: insightful
Posted By: joey from mozor.net
about 6 years, 8 months ago
I love it
Posted By: william_mangham1 from hotmail.com
about 6 years, 8 months ago
hey. good work, however i think that u couldve at least changed the background and used something else. instead of stealing another guys work. i like the orgininality of the pic, good theme. but it just doesnt mesh wit the context
Posted By: VersonPhoto
about 6 years, 8 months ago
I made the original image used in the background here. He didn't steal it like some of you have accused, he asked for permission before using it and I gave it to him. Furthermore, I think it's a very well crafted design and a great use of integrating two spaces to create something original. Well done indeed.
Posted By: VersonPhoto
about 6 years, 8 months ago
However, if any of you would like to help me take care of an actual art thief, check out the link below and report a policy violation or make a comment on this guy at DeviantART who ripped off my work directly from this site. DeviantART hasn't listened to me yet, so maybe more people will help.

http://xx0.deviantart.com/art/Wallpaper-Wide-69224775
Posted By: apolanco from telefonica.net
about 6 years, 7 months ago
Lejos de todo, por encima de todo. Bello y lindo.
Posted By: marloc from onlinesupport.com
about 6 years, 6 months ago
I love this. Thank you
Posted By: linux.user from blueyonder.co.uk
about 6 years, 6 months ago
Very nice. Thank you for sharing.
Posted By: lawrence-lugar from usa.com
about 6 years, 6 months ago
it's only impossible, once you say it is

sure it won't come easy - what does!
but it's not impossible.
Posted By: Nasgirl08
about 6 years, 6 months ago
beautiful
Posted By: tekno522 from yahoo.com
about 6 years, 4 months ago
Love the wallpaper, been using it for a while. Just wondering though, are those chairs shopped in? I saw the reflection, however the shadow made me feel weird. The left chair's legs seem to float - Amazing and all, just wondering [Please don't take this as criticism like everyone else does :(]
Posted By: ax2usn from yahoo.com
about 6 years, 4 months ago
What you think, you become.

If you truly WANT a place like that, you must do one thing toward achieving it every day. Draw plans for it, take a class to learn how contractors might build it, study plans for solar energy devices for it, put aside a dollar in a 'Dream' jar .. just do SOMETHING every day toward your goal.

Here is the plan: grab a pencil and paper and write down where you want to be in six months, in twelve months, in five years. Then, resolve to do 'one thing' every day toward that first goal.

You have the talent, now all you need is the desire.
Posted By: darcy-farrell from hotmail.com
about 6 years, 4 months ago
The more I study this the trippier it gets. The chairs do look like they levitate and the building DOES look like it's leaning over. WEIRD. The colors and the shadows are pretty great. More texturizing would be great in V2 if it ever happens. At least you have the ability to visualize and manifest something you would like to have and that is very important in getting what you want, so keep it up :D
about 5 years, 10 months ago
it'z realy awesom, but cud hav had mor sunlight!
Posted By: sugarplum.dancer
about 5 years, 9 months ago
I would prefer a view of the country or the beach, but I love the feel of the comtemporary interior design. The light, neutral colors are very appealing accented with the warmth of dark brown on the chairs.
Posted By: Goodvin
about 5 years, 7 months ago
poor work
Posted By: Adam Dell
about 5 years, 6 months ago
How did you get the city in the background thats outside of the window?
Posted By: Adam Dell
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Nice photo btw

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