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Nebulae Tutorial
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Published: April 28, 2013
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After numerous requests, I have decided to make a tutorial on how I paint my Nebulae. I did my best to include every part of my process. I'm sure the thing is riddled with spelling and grammar errors. Just ignore those, there's a reason I'm an artist and not a writer.

I hope you all can learn something from this. It took quite sometime to get it done. If you have any questions or are unsure about anything, don't hestiate to ask me.

I've included my custom cloud smudge brush that I use in all my paintings

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DannyWapBang's avatar
DannyWapBang|Hobbyist Artist
I used this to make my Toonami Nebula photo.
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LorettaBR's avatar
Good job! May I ask can I use the could brush in my project?Wink/Razz 
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The-oTTerboT|Student General Artist
Holy f....
I am dumbfounded by the beauty of your painting skills!
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coyohti's avatar
coyohti|Professional General Artist
Beautiful!
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Kitanokata's avatar
OMG! Great... incredible... gorgeous!!! 
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Maggy-mitchi's avatar
Have to try this one day !!
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Metabrush|Professional General Artist
Awesome work! A couple of years old and still so fresh, relevant and the best of its kind.
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MariaLoikkiiEdited |Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello and thank you for the excellent tutorial! This has been very helpful indeed!

About the cloud brush: couldn't find any rules about the usage of the brush so I decided to ask. What's your view on the artworks made with this brush, can they be shared in DA and can the artworks themselves be sold? For example if I want to make a nebula background for my art and then someday maybe want to sell the artwork in question? I wanted to clarify this. And also if I share in DA a nebula I made with this wonderful brush of yours, how do feel about that? I have unrestricted stock.
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TylerCreatesWorlds|Professional Digital Artist
You can do whatever you want with the images created using my brush. 
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Kathryn-Knette|Hobbyist General Artist
This is exactly what I was needing for my next project! I've always loved space themes, but I just couldn't wrap my head around how to create them with my own style and down to what I needed.

Thank you!
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KamaneMikito|Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much good sir! ^^
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Chordey213's avatar
Never mind, I found your Tutorial, and it's phenomenal too!
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Coonpelt|Student Digital Artist
oh nvm lol, this should help me a lot :) thank you so much! :heart:
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tadp0l3|Hobbyist Digital Artist
stumble upon this now and then. And its equally awesome every time.
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TylerCreatesWorlds's avatar
TylerCreatesWorlds|Professional Digital Artist
Glad to hear, I know the finished result isn't close to some of my other works, but I hope the process was clear enough for people to learn. 
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KokoKiero's avatar
Thank you for the great tutorial and for giving us the brush to use with it! I attempted it here: kokokiero.deviantart.com/art/D…
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ThewarriorSecret|Hobbyist General Artist
perfect
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TylerCreatesWorlds|Professional Digital Artist
thanks
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cdesign-art|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for this tutorial ! It helped me to create this cdesign-art.deviantart.com/art… =)
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TylerCreatesWorlds|Professional Digital Artist
Cool, but you can't use my art like that tylercreatesworlds.deviantart.…

You need to remove this. 
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cdesign-artEdited |Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry, I found this reference just by searching on google images and really thought it was a photo... I removed it. 

I'm going the rework the shape of the nebula so I could publish my drawing, thanks for telling me and thanks again for the tutorial.
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TylerCreatesWorlds|Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, sorry for the inconvenience.
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