do you remember my odd zmodeler model, which i did with no plans? it did inspire greg long so much, that i gave him the model, and he came up with this! amazing how it changed in appearance and meaning :-)… his image did remind me so much of the adventure game myst by cyan, that it kept in my mind bouncing around. so i was inspired. thank you greg!
and now i try therefore to create myst island. i will try to be faithful to the geography, i am not sure yet if i really will copy exactely, or stray away from the original at some point. in either case it will be fan art 🙂 … anyway, this will become my first landscape piece, and i began blocking in the main elements today: