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One Of Those Days by Eclipse-CJ3 One Of Those Days by Eclipse-CJ3
Well, here's a new one. Hope you like it, I tried out some new stuff, as well as painting ships ;) 5 hours or so, across 3 days.
*If there's some errors it's cause this was just a practice piece, I needed to try something out*

comments and favs would be awesome! :D
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:iconalexiuss:
alexiuss Featured By Owner May 4, 2005
delightfull work!
the stars might be a tad over-done, but the starship takes off the edge.
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mastercyrix Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2005
damn this looks awesome...i like the coulors that you used here...very nice
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xRed-thunderDragoNx Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2005
Arrgh just to humilhate my lil ships again :cry:


awesome :P
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AidenVenis Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2005  Student Interface Designer
Great work! The painting whas really good. You used terragen with this? And did you paint the ships with a mouse or a pen?

:+fav:
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SpudZ-- Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2005
nice work .. love the brightness in this one..
beautifull colours as well..
The starfield is very well done and I love the planet..
great texture
the terragen work and spaceship are a great addition

I normally hate lensflares but it doesn't ruin the piece here..
nice work :clap:
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leliathomas Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2005
To me, a lot of space art is just overdone. There are only so many nebulas you can do before they all look the same. There are only so many planet formations. And there are only so many pretty color combinations. After a while, some of the space artists get to know each other so well that their artwork begins to look like each other's, only adding to the (in my opinion) dullness of the pieces.

And then there is space art, and that's what I would call this. There's an original layout and style here that just isn't seen in other pieces around the site. I love the bits of rock that are about the planet above, and this method of lighting is definitely one of the most original I have seen on DeviantART.

It could use some extra stars in the sky, as *T3RMiN4T0R said, and they could be a little less generic than using the same shape at different sizes, but maybe you didn't want that; considering your original style, maybe it's intentional. Some of the critiques you received here, while I can agree on some points myself, seem to only be based upon what they (we) are used to seeing. Sometimes it's good not to look like you're from the same mold. Ultimately, it's your decision. :)

It's an amazing piece, considering it was used for practice. I think there are places that could use some refining, which is usually the case with practice pieces, but keep this original style. It gives you an edge that most lack.
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:iconfox247:
FOX247 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2005
great as alway's, nice one.
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jagged-r0cks Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2005
Man, im watching you. This is inspiration... really...
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:iconxeroblade:
XeRoblade Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
excellent job eclipse i like the planet and nice ships!
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The-Student Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2005  Student Interface Designer
REALLY COOL IMAGE!!!
Only 1 point could be better ;) The stars, the big bright stars could be better, I do'nt like them a lot ;)
But the rest is great!
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artofJLP Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome ship :D
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:iconmusicfan:
musicfan Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
nice detail and time put into this. It shows up!
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:iconrealityfaery:
realityfaery Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
beautiful work =D :clap:
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Novacron Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow man, you've outdone yourself on this one. Nice work.
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CrAzYmOnKeY Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
looks great mate...:nod:

as people have said the nebula needs a lil tweak, i like the low sun and the flare...those ships u painted are quite good...fit nicely in the piece :D

good one :#1:
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GieGie Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
how in the world do you make ships like that :confused:

haha this is great though =D Keep up the good work!!! :clap:
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tul Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
Awesome work on terragen. But I think you can work alot more on nebula. As * huang already pointed out, it does lack depth. One more critiq that I wanna tought on is the fact that it has so many sources of lights. It distracts a lot from the focal point. I hope that helps.

BTW I love the jets you painted :)
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tul Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
*touch

sry spellin mistake
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T3RMiN4T0R Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i like this one!
the terrain is nice. the spaceship is cool. the space is not bad. some crits though.
- space could use some small stars.
- the top planet shadow should be draker (more opacity)
- get rid of the lence flare
- i like the small asteroids
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huang Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
Cool work. Great job on the landscape and spaceships, but the nebula lacks a bit of depth and development. It looks a bit flat against the rest of the image. Still a great piece, though. :)
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rabidmongoose Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
Very nice bro...:+fav:
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WishIWasAsHotAsBram Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
:drool: You are one of those people who I stumble upon your work and gasp and wonder how on earth a human being can create such things.... :love:
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Eclipse-CJ3 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
thanks.
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gellybeanz Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
oh wow!!! this is beautiful!! @_@

:dies::
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ccangel33 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2005
awesome job!! ^_^
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