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SD - Close your Eyes... by tigaer SD - Close your Eyes... by tigaer
tigaer-design.com proudly presents: stellar dreams - close your eyes, pick a star (let's travel there...)

INCL. WALLPAPER PACK

D³SCR!PTION

My last space art try lies a bit back and i felt i needed to try it again. I thought about a new pic quite some time... months to be accurate. I thought about what i could create. How the setup should be. What elements i should implement. Gods adagio [link] , my last space work, got some nice feedback and i tried to take out all suggestions what to make better. I found that the overall coloring was quite chaotic in gods adagio... though it's an important element of the pic because if offers so many color combinations that the eye seems to be busy for ever to get the whole spectrum and complexity lol. But it's too much really. i tried to change that with my new pic. i tried a more peaceful nebula. Still with strong colors that can catch the eye... but very balanced and not too chaotic. I also refined my skills in planet creation a bit more. All in all a training piece in space art for me. With a very pleasing result to me...

TECHN!CAL DETA!LS

Technically is not much to say. Everything was created with photoshop. For the nebula elements i used photography and manipulated it to get the desired look. Space works are always the hardest to work with for me. The psd files always get overnatural heavy and it's very hard to get a fluid workflow.

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createded with // photoshop cs, canon 20d photography
creative process time // over a period of 4 weeks (ca. 28 hours)
total filesize // *.psd with a res. of 3000x4500 -> 457mb
total layers // about 110
inspired by // `hameed - `alyn - ~ sirgerg

The wallpaper pack contains 5 different wps in 1600x1200 (each has about 1mb). Plus the deviation picture. The reason for the large 1600x1200 res is easy... it's the most compatible resolution to easily downsize to 1280x960 / 1024x768 / 800x600. The wallpaper pack is almost 10mb large. I'm sorry for that... quality counts.

Enough of this... i wish happy viewing... :)

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WanderingSeeker Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
Thank you so much for contributing this piece to my new group! I really appreciate the support. :dance:
#SeekersOfWonder :popcorn:
(Wanna check out the group? Follow the link to see more amazing work.)
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Ampmaster Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2008
Damn... I need to pay more attention in photoshop class because I would love to be able to make starscapes like this. Wonderful piece
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cougarsforJesus Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2008
This IS one of the best photos that i h/ seen so far on deviantart. Great work!
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the-cydonian Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2007
All I can say is wow. This is definitely a favorite.
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thecoasterfreak Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2007
awesome
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kavi143 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2007
good photo!!! i like it ^-^
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itsArt Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2007   Interface Designer
Ein Traum eines Nabulae

Der kleine Planet etwas über der Mitte stört mich persönlich ein wenig.

Das ist aber auch schon alles, ansontens wirklich herrlich.
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Ace-Thorne Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2006
CLAP CLAP CLAP!!!!!!!

Lovely picture..... it make me want to jump and :dance: out in space. :giggle:
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3rdENERGY Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2006
great job!
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BohemianMatt Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2006
Great colors! Awesome overall! :+fav:
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