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Terragen - Silver by tigaer Terragen - Silver by tigaer
tigaer-design.com proudly presents: terragen - silver

D³SCR!PTION

this time i tried to follow an advice by a friend who told me to not overload my pics with details. in my previous pieces i had a lot of details and added more and more. from my point of view they were good for the pieces. but this time i follow the advice to not add too much. what we have here is, again, a fictional scenery on a distant planet somewhere in our universe. the sheer mass of planets and stars out there should make it possible that a scenery like this really exists. ;) i guess everyone who looks at this piece will never see something like this for real... but we still have our imagination, right? :) so please take a look at the pic - then close your eyes and imagine you're inside the scenery. you can see the planet rising on the horizon. you feel the winds that stride through your hair... and you take a deep breath of the fresh clear air. :) if you can imagine this while keeping the pic in mind... i have succeded with my piece.

TECHN!CAL DETA!LS

this time i haven't tried to improve. this time i tried to create a different kind of scenery from my usual stuff. i rendered the pic 2 times with different atmosphere and water settings. i combined the pics in PScs to make them fit to the idea i had in mind. later on i added the big planet - clouds abd particular parts of very early renders of mine. also added various textures to the clouds. the clouds needed the most attention in this one - i'm still not happy but i don't know what else more to do. the terrain was from the net somewhere... and the atmosphere file i got from *hypnotic. though i changed a lot of settings to make them match my ideas... thanks out to *hypnotic.

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rendered with // terragen ver. 9.19
rendered resolution // 3800x2850
rendering time // 2 rendered pics - ca. 25 hours
render without post process // [link]
post process done in // photoshop cs
post process time // over a period of 3 weeks (ca. 20 hours work)
total filesize // *.psd with a res. of 3800x2850 -> 306mb
total layers // ca. 32
inspired by // a friend

happy viewing... thanks if you read all down to this spot =)

FULLVIEW ESSENTIAL

ps: after some comments i see what people seem to crit. the most: the planets. if you think they look too much fake, because of positions etc - well, it's all intended and part of the composition.
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Given 2004-09-22
Spacescene or waterscape? I can't figure out, the blend and motive seems fuzzy. But I know this much, the work put into this, the amount of detail and creativity in Terragen - Silver is truly worthy of a DD. Feast your eyes in the eyecandy from `tigaer. ( Featured by DanielRabjerg )
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TrAnKoS74 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic :+fav:
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snuffy77 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woah, thats amazing, I just got terragen and I can't do anything with it.

Instant Fav.
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UnholyNova Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2007   Digital Artist
Wow. just amazing.
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apt2vanish Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2007
Awesome gradients
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Desmessed Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007
a great pice of work =)
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AyanFujimiya Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2007
I love your work, awesome!
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WikkiEE Featured By Owner May 30, 2007
speechless ...
fav
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Rachael-b Featured By Owner May 4, 2007
Awesome pic!!! :D <3
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Southern-tigon Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2007
i just did something in terragen but new to it this is awsome. can you by any chance show me a few things
if its not any trouble?
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Southern-tigon Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2007
nuuuu!!
one question: did you use photoshop to get th sky like that or is that an atmospheric effect.
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