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Killer Instinct - Elizabeth (Burial at Sea) by Ananina23 Killer Instinct - Elizabeth (Burial at Sea) by Ananina23
Elizabeth is a pretty cool gal until you get on her bad side.

This was rendered in 3ds Max and edited in Photoshop. I began working on this image a few weeks ago in anticipation for Burial at Sea: Episode Two. It started as a classic black and white image in which window blinds would cast shadows onto Elizabeth's face, similar to what we saw in the beginning of Episode One. At first there was no blood and she showed no emotion, but I experimented with more elaborate lighting and facial expressions eventually leading to the final product seen here. The scene consists of nine lights - three on each side acting as rim lights for color and specularity, one in front to fill in the dark shadows, another to generate shadows cast by the windows blinds, and one to create the reflection in Elizabeth's eyes. I also used a 85mm camera with heavy depth of field to really put the focus on her face. Render time was about 19 hours.

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For more Bioshock, check out my Gallery and Scraps.

Other stuff I've uploaded:
Ruthless Revenge - Elizabeth (Burial at Sea) by Ananina23Femme Fatale - Elizabeth (Burial at Sea) by Ananina23Battleship Bay by Ananina23Daddy's Girl by Ananina23E3 Demo Elizabeth (Bioshock Infinite) - Freckles by Ananina23

Elizabeth Femme Fatale model by GavinGoulden
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Hrodwulf123 Featured By Owner 19 hours ago
Somehow this picture and the main theme from "Terminator 2" go pretty well together.
Rosro Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  New member
Awesome! I really like the reflection in her eyes.
RipVanGrell Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014

I wish this was a print ;;
rubaibiswas1995 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist
I'm a great fan of Bioshock. Incredible amazing fan art you did. Clap 
BlueNose1982 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Cold stare & cool smile.
trypie5 Featured By Owner May 3, 2014
oh snap
Frostylikesbioshock Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
Well she killed comstock. But Im sure when she doesnt have blood on her face she's probably still that nice girl we met in a tower :I
indiancrowe Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
wow thats amazing man good work! love elizabeth and your doing her justice :)
Slatena Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
She's looking into my soul.. 
Great render! Looks like it was taken from a cinematic
HailMyself Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014
Why did i turn hard when she look so evil ???
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