Recreating Doom – Photoshop Speed Art

Posted by | February 18, 2013 | Community, Videos
Doom Photoshop Speed Art

If you ever played the original Doom, or played the remake on iOS, you may appreciate this Photohop speed art video from Elemental79 on DeviantArt. Over the course of 8 days, and 35 hours, he recreated a classic 320 x 240 scene from Doom, into a 9600 x 7211 masterpiece! Check out the final image, as well as a time-lapse below!

Video

Source: YouTube

Final Result

doom   pinky demon blocks the exit by elemental79 d5unxbd Recreating Doom   Photoshop Speed Art

From the Author:

“This is a remastered screenshot from the video game Doom. The original size was 320×240 and the final product is 9600×7211. This is the highest resolution Photoshop image I’ve done to date (although I’ve done higher 3d rendering).

It is commonly agreed upon by all of humanity that Doom was the greatest game ever made. Okay, maybe not everyone. Doom was a PC game made in 1993 by id software. It was created by John Carmack, John Romero, Adrian Carmack and Tom Hall as well as many others. This is actually not a direct scene from the game but a composite. The Doom guy has only 1 rocket left and a pinky demon stands between him and freedom. If he shoots he’s dead. These were some of the best moments in the game.

As you can tell the style matches closely to the original game, but with a slightly different perspective. I used a 3D rendering program to outline how things would appear in the scene to assure the perspective remained correct throughout the creation process.

The original image is 9600×7211 pixels and stored in 7 PSD files.”

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