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February 14, 2010
Cosmic Daylight Close Up by `dinyctis is a legendary masterpiece!
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Cosmic Daylight Close Up

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i havent submitted anything for over a month, so i decided to submit somewhat of a preview of my current work. As you can see, im learning how to make rings for planets, since not a lot of people are doing space scenes with ringed planets; plus i wanted to play around and learn something new.
an easy way wouldve been so simply make rings in photoshop, then set them to low opacity; however theres no fun in that, and since im not trying to achieve a photorealistic look, that wasnt a choice.
instead i turned to 3dstudio max and started learning the deal with particle systems. and after 3 days of experiments with photoshop, i finally got a look what im satisfied with. i think this is pretty good for a first try, and i like the way its coming along.
the final version should be finished soon.
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Lean-V's avatar
Overall welldone, but is it just me or is the bottom part of the ring extremely low rez?
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It probably is. Look at the smaller stars in the background, they're low res also. Back then, not everyone had broadband so I had to knock down the quality more than I would today :)
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Jscenery's avatar
Texture on planet is quite poor, but the ring is superb :) Nice work !
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Isn't it amazing how far the standards have come in 7 years?
Frobie-Mangaka's avatar
I dunno what's more epic, this pic or your avatar!
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MeaNara's avatar
That is SO COOL!!! :highfive:
AgentWills's avatar
WOW
simply breathtaking
mind if I make this my wallpaper?
dinyctis's avatar
Of course you can :)
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GeneralMeow's avatar
Congrats on the DD. You're famous for your rings.
MinaAnima's avatar
It's just like a dream !
Joshua503's avatar
I just set this as my new back ground!
focallength's avatar
Very nice work. Gorgeous details.
AndromedaCollision's avatar
man I wanna know how to do that :D
dinyctis's avatar
I have a planet tutorial in my gallery and a semi-rudimentary ring tutorial as well :)
AndromedaCollision's avatar
srr for the late reply :D

thx i will check it out :D
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deviantfetishlver's avatar
i'm reminded of pitch black when seeing this.
LOVED THAT MOVIE!!!!
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Hmmm I'm gonna have to watch that movie again :lol:
deviantfetishlver's avatar
amazing movie; made my own gaia online spoof of it; called it "adventures in another world"
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