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The Traveler by psamtik The Traveler by psamtik
What can i say? This piece sure took me some time but not as long as i thought. Most of about 2 days work. I wanted to go for an inspired theme, so i used dinyctis' cosmic sunrise for a good challenge as we all know his art is the toughest to beat.

I basically started off creating some of the most detailed land textures i've done, but you couldn't see the quality after all of the coloring and layer effects that had to be applied unfortunitely.

The hardest part was deffinately the flare (sun) on the horizon. I went from flare to flare to filter to filter from bluring and messing around for hours trying to get something that would be remotely adequate. I ended uo with a half flare half explosion look to make things a bit spicey.

I wanted to add a ship because i like ships though i hardly use them. Which is where i got the name from. Imagine what it would be like to have the technology to fly from system to system and see uninhabited planets millions of lightyears out... Ok, maybe thats my dream.

Well, i'm sure theres going to be the usual crit about stuff i've done wrong, really i dont care, its for my enjoyment, not to please you.. So please just see it as hard work that i do for fun.

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Edit: Again, so people get this right.... When i said i was enspired by dinyctis' piece, i was meant to see if i could recreate my own version, hell he even helped me out on it... You may think thats low, but personally i like to take the best artist out theirs work and see if i could create something close to it. To see how far off i am.
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SpaceOdyssey2021 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2006   Interface Designer
thats amazing how did you create that explosion effect and the atmosphereic effect
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zyphyerk42 Featured By Owner May 11, 2004
your art is very incredible!
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Freak-Angel56 Featured By Owner May 11, 2004
Love your space art!
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evanescent-void Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2004
Now this is what I call sexy. I like the planets, not too stand out but not too subtle, and that starfield is just awesome. Great work man, keep it up.
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Dezio Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Really like this!Great work :)
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aksu Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2004
nicejob man! i like all the small details that give it a great look..the ship is a nice touch
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mastercyrix Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2004
very nice piece you have here....your not the only one dreaming of flying to new worlds..trust me on that..wish i could get my planet textures to look like that.great work man
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7of9 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2004
Wow .... Great work :clap: and very nice :D
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steve-o-mac Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2004
Nice, but it reminds me alot of Cosmic Sunrise by +dinyctis
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blassed Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2004
WOW, awesome work my friend!!! :clap:
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