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December 15, 2011
Sapphire waves by ~tadp0l3 I really like the details and shapes of the nebulae, and the overall depth of this piece is breath-taking. Excellent work!
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Sapphire waves

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Been too long since I submitted a decently worked through piece. But here it is! A lot of time was put into this, and it underwent a lot of transitions over the course of creation. Thanks a lot to ~Baro for invaluable tips and critique.

Original size: 3000x4300 (so there's room for wallpapers, would anyone want that).

This is the second piece of my nebulae centred gem series, the first being "Shores of Gold" (yes, the planet has been reused for that purpose):

All of the pieces of the series:

Shores of gold
Sapphire waves
Birth of a ruby
Calcentine Abyss

We'll see what kind of gemstone (not that gold is actually a gem, but ah well) I'll present next. Emeralds? Amethysts? Rubies? A lot of nice colours and themes too choose from.

Critique and comments are always welcome.
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Sereida-Arts's avatar
It looks amazing! Love the spiral nebula around the planet :D
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Starsong-Studio's avatar
Hello, I would like to feature your beautiful image on my blog on Amazing Stories! I will credit you, and link back to this image here on DA.
The blog is scheduled for Wednesday 3 April, you will be able to find it by following this link: [link]
Apologies for the short notice , and please let me know if this is *not* ok with you!
Coolcatz545's avatar
Wow, this is so stunning. I love the colours you used and all the details with the clouds and the moon. Amazing job.
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V1lian's avatar
Space is just eerily beautiful.
violetstory's avatar
Ahh I love this :D :huggle:
wuestenbrand's avatar
Great Work .. :D ..
cmvnb's avatar
Wow you call this "decently worked" THEN WHAT IS OVER DECENTLY WORKED THIS IS UTTERLY AMAZING
kinmik's avatar
this is completely breathtaking. if i hadn't known you had painted it, and knew a little less about astronomy, i would have thought you had commissioned hubble yourself! may i request the wallpaper size?

subscribed, by the way. =D
InTheStarryNightSky's avatar
A lovely piece. Beautiful!
Tephnos's avatar
I normally have a thing for very well done space art. This is spectacular, good job. Can't wait for the rest of the series.
wangqr's avatar
stunningly beautiful!
zeroconvoy's avatar
very nice
kind of reminds me of nightmare before christmas
Rouan26's avatar
Beautiful colours and the cadence of the waves is gorgeous. Really tranquil too.
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kanna37's avatar
For some reason, this picture reminds me of dark matter - beautifully done, anyway.

Amber
Miynxe's avatar
moonstones :3
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ClearFog's avatar
Amazing! and cool logo xD
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