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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 12:33:38 AM   
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small update: complete set of jptops available for CHS (should also work reasonable well for stock). In the plane downloads section.
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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 1:51:52 AM   
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Absolutely beautiful Cathartes! You are the king of aircraft art by far! I look forward to some Allied tops, as well as tops for AE! Keep up the great work!

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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 2:27:05 AM   
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Cathartes is in a class by himself as far as I care.
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Absolutely beautiful Cathartes! You are the king of aircraft art by far! I look forward to some Allied tops, as well as tops for AE! Keep up the great work!


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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 5:01:12 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Big B

Cathartes is in a class by himself as far as I care.
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ORIGINAL: Gary Childress

Absolutely beautiful Cathartes! You are the king of aircraft art by far! I look forward to some Allied tops, as well as tops for AE! Keep up the great work!




Couldn't agree more!!!!!!

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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 5:08:49 PM   
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out of curiosity - if you scaled the planes so that a fighter was its true size next to a bomber would the image get sharper and possible to add more detail - or would the image be too small

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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 5:14:04 PM   
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out of curiosity - if you scaled the planes so that a fighter was its true size next to a bomber would the image get sharper and possible to add more detail - or would the image be too small


If fighters were their true size next to a B-29 plane side obviously there will be a loss in detail. Bigger is always better when it comes to detail. Personally I don't think scaled plane art would be worth the trouble.

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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 6:29:58 PM   
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I agree with Gary. These planes are already minuscule. Scaling them properly is maddening, and you would be looking at some fighters with a wingspan of 12 pixels or less--impossible to show reasonable detail.

All of it is a matter of taste and philosophy: I get that scale is more of a realism/immersion factor for some than the actual appearance of the art. If/when there's a WITP II that supports higher screen resolutions proper scale and more detailed art could be used for aircraft.




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RE: Standardized Artwork Set - 3/25/2009 7:27:30 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Cathartes

I agree with Gary. These planes are already minuscule. Scaling them properly is maddening, and you would be looking at some fighters with a wingspan of 12 pixels or less--impossible to show reasonable detail.

All of it is a matter of taste and philosophy: I get that scale is more of a realism/immersion factor for some than the actual appearance of the art. If/when there's a WITP II that supports higher screen resolutions proper scale and more detailed art could be used for aircraft.





I'd agree with that more or less. What I tend do do is have 4E planes use the entire 'box', 2E and single engine bombers take up less and fighters are smaller than those. I tend to apply that to both sides and any tops I've done. That way there's some indication of scale without any actual tiny aeroplanes

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