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December 30, 2009
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Nebulas were painted and they alone took days to complete. I'm proud of this piece. Full view is a must

100 dpi

303.6 mB psd
over 200 layers

Edit: edited clouds and stars and nebula thanks to `priteeboy

My art is copyrighted, please only view and do not alter in any way. Thank you :)
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Interesting looking nebula pair, they actually look a bit like planetary nebulae shedding layers of glowing gas as they expand 8-) While some areas of a nebula can have pretty sharp edges, I think the lines in these are too well defined (moreso the blue one) and some randomness and cloudy/feathery texture to them to soften them up a bit would make them look more real 8-)

The planet's clouds seem all like they're around that hurricane, I think the hurricane could be smaller and there clouds need to be in other areas as well since the sky over the rest of the planet is too clear. The rays from the stars should all be facing in the same rotation too (some look like a + while others look like an X) it'll have a bit more consistency of the star-rays are on the same axis for every star ;)

Lovely colours though, the two colours I typically affiliate with space actually and you had the right idea with the direction of the planet shadows too :D
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Growlie26 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Rubna Apr 8, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... Very nice! Fav for sure! The right blue light has the shape of a rose, and, when zoom out, it's got the shape of a hand pointing. A bit. I guess..... Not that that's bad. Not at all. It's awesome
blackbelt777 May 22, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Thanks very much, I hope to post an updated version soon. :D
Mr-Ripley Feb 5, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, your beautiful artwork is featured here >> [link] =D
blackbelt777 Feb 7, 2010  Student Digital Artist
geekman127 Jan 5, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
this deserves more credit than it's getting in my opinion : /
the sheer scale of this project blows me away even more than the finished product itself!
and the finished product is awesome!
faved btw :P
blackbelt777 Jan 5, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Thanks very much. :handshake:
KenSaunders Jan 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
2560x2289, 200+ layers?!
Man, that would choke my PC.

Awesome work
blackbelt777 Jan 4, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Thanks a lot man. Yeah love my mac. :) I have Windows on it as well.
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