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From Nothing

"Our new picture of cosmology is that we live in a universe dominated by 'nothing'.  The largest energy in the universe-70% of the energy in the universe resides in empty space, and we don't have the slightest idea why its there."
- Dr. Lawrence Krauss

"If you asked: what would be the characteristics of a universe that was created from nothing (without god), it would have precisely the characteristics we see today.  Does that prove that god doesn't exist? No, it just makes god unnecessary."

This picture was painted from nothing, in roughly 12 hours while I listened to a lot of interesting lectures on physics, including Dr. Lawrence Krauss' famous lecture "A Universe From Nothing".  This is the most fascinating information I have ever heard.  I have watched it at least a dozen times in the last year.…

A video tutorial is available from the creation of this painting.

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theheek's avatar
used here- Imagine by theheek thank you
GrafGunther's avatar
Great job, mate. Beautiful and intense!
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Mightydein's avatar
excellent picture of a sky.
Hey I would like to use this for an album cover for an artist that I work with. Where is the best place to contact you in regards to that? 
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Hi, you can email at
or just post your email and I will get in contact with you.

VlSoul's avatar
Too much power! Awesome!
Aroreforlife's avatar
This picture has inspired me to write a very large score... I love love love this painting.
escasper's avatar
Inspiring work, thank you for sharing :)
Ithritable's avatar
I think of the oblivion soundtrack when looking at this.
StarkitecktDesigns's avatar
Man that is some great texture work-- how many hrs did it take?
cosmicspark's avatar
Thanks :)
About 12 hours of distracted painting
marianalf08's avatar
I'm recommending paintings on Tumblr, can I use some of your works? (If you give the permission) I obviously put all your information (account,name,links)
cosmicspark's avatar
Sure go right ahead :)
theheek's avatar
used here-Imagination by theheek thank you
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Follyfoot's avatar
Stunned by this... so good!
majoshu's avatar
I like the colors and the light!
petronellavanree's avatar
Hi, I would like to ask permission to use this beautiful painting as a texture for my photographs.
I would love to pay 50 points as well. Can you please let me know if this is possible, thank you so much.
Wonderful galleryHeart 
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