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Oboro Muramasa Wallpaper: Setting off on a vital journey v2

Tatsuki Amaduyu, Oboro Muramasa, Momohime (Oboro Muramasa) Wallpaper

1920x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

Hello Minitokyo users! After a looooong break from wallpaper making, I'm back with this new wallpaper from a game I've been playing recently: Oboro Muramasa (or here in France it's called "Muramasa : The Demon Blade") on the Wii.

**I just updated the wallpaper!**

Detailed info about this wallpaper:
Resolution: 1920x1080 for 16:9 monitors, 1920x1200 for 16:10 monitors, 1600x1200 for 4:3 monitors and 1280x1024 for 5:4 monitors
Number of layers: 26! (Gimp file size: 29.4 MB)
Time spent: First version: About 45 min for the character extraction then ~1.5 hours for the rest of the wallpaper. Second version: An additional 5 hours because I redid the background from textures extracted from the game.
Scans/stock used: this Momohime scan which is a fanart from the mangaka Tatsuki Amaduyu, textures/background extracted from the game itself (done using Dolphin the Wii emulator), 2 textures from this Flickr set (freely distributable and usable)
Tools/techniques used: GIMP only, using the Bezier path tool for extraction, and several color adjusting filters along with a technique i created on my own to create a light bloom effect.

My goal here was to show the resolve of Momohime/Jinkuro when they start searching for the sword that will allow both of them to survive. Well to understand that you'd have to play the game :P (I didn't finish it yet though so I don't really know if it will be an happy end for Momohime and Jinkuro).

I modified the wallpaper and I think the composition is much better now, with correct lighting plus the funny swords at the top and bottom and stuff.
I hope you will enjoy this wallpaper and I would like to receive some constructive criticism so I can improve this wallpaper and make better ones later.


Here is a version without any logo. It creates a weird empty space but you could use it for your icons for example. http://j.imagehost.org/t/0823/Muramasa_Setting_off_on_a_vital_journey_v2_nologo_by_Floflo.jpg
Here is the 1st version (some people may prefer it): http://j.imagehost.org/t/0437/Muramasa_Setting_off_on_a_vital_journey_by_Floflo.jpg

Muramasa the Demon Blade © Vanillaware, Marvelous Entertainment, Ignition Entertainment and Rising Star Games
Please credit me if you publish this wallpaper somewhere else.

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Comments

  1. Vizon Apr 26, 2010

    This wallpaper is simply stunning.
    I love the detail on your comment it shows passion and a level of organization I wish I had.

  2. firemanking Apr 26, 2010

    nice pic of the muramasa game =]
    love how u put the background in!

  3. drgnwing0 Apr 26, 2010

    Oboro needs more attention given how nice the artwork is. Thanks for the wall.

  4. Goldphoenix Mute Member Apr 26, 2010

    Very nice job, thanks for sharing!

  5. H0ll0wSmile Apr 26, 2010

    Very cute! I really like it.

  6. nicado Apr 29, 2010

    Ireally liked how the image (como dices combinar en ingles?) fills the background and the swords in the upper part and the lower part are also fabolous. Very good job!

  7. flaming820 May 03, 2010

    SO COOL! *two thumbs up*

    Can I request? Can you make a Momohime-Torahime sisters wallpaper too?
    I haven't seen any wallpaper like it? I'm planning to cosplay these characters with my close friend; I'll be Torahime (if fate allows it)... (n_n)

  8. AnikHasan May 08, 2010

    Lovely lady...Nice work I must say...

  9. greenemerald Aug 30, 2010

    like the background... ^^

  10. velocity37 Sep 25, 2010

    love the game love the picture

  11. as6d84as68d4as Mute Member Sep 26, 2010

    Nice background and wall.

  12. OneShade Oct 15, 2010

    Nice colors, and pretty girl! Thanks for posting!

  13. Randyly Oct 28, 2010

    awsome wallpaper thanks 4 sharing

  14. blckthrn2k8 Oct 29, 2010

    woohoo big fan of muramasa! thanks for sharing!

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