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Antheron by DemosthenesVoice Antheron by DemosthenesVoice
quick sketch and gas giant practice. needed a break from my other major projects :P also, my first wallpaper pack.

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Nice, it's a good quality space art with some nice gas giants! What I like the most is the nebulae on the left, it has a nice depth and lighting!

Now there are a few things that bother me about the composition of your piece even though it's pretty good.
The planet in my opinion is a bit too big and takes up too much space. That feeling of a space with no end is taken away as space is just in the background and doesn't take much room on the picture at all. I would suggest you make the gas giant a bit smaller and not directly in the center (even though it's a bit to the right) so it's better positioned. Also the texture is nice on the planet, but where the light hits, it feels too soft. Maybe overlay the texture on itself to make it come out stronger? If that doesn't work, try sharpening it or changing the color of white glow inside. A bit more pink-ish or orange.

Now I really love the nebulae as I mentioned earlier, but that extra dust texture that you added, in my opinion, it makes the overall piece feel "overcrowded" especially since there's already an asteroid belt in the foreground. Maybe you should make it smaller and put it a bit lower so we can focus more on the nebulae?

Speaking of the asteroid belt, I just noticed that you can't really tell what it orbits. It doesn't seem to orbit the gas giant, but there's also no planet in the foreground. So it's just there?

All in all it's a really good piece, especially with the nebulae, but the whole thing is overcrowded. Try taking away a few things, especially the dust layer because it looks just like a cloud texture that has been inverted, and also make your gas giants more sharp.

Good job though! ;)
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Genbe89 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2010
wow, thats only a quick sketch..
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princejulian Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010  Student Artist
looks good~!
Im using it for my wallpaper :)
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Mulsivaas Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
This is soo awesome! Great job. :meow:
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:iconkeyzpoof:
keyzpoof Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pretty planet!
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DeviantCalieL Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2010
Amazing^^
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dmaland Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like how this has a more "illustration-esque" look to it.
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thanks dude!
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kaede-kit Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010
Beautiful work!
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thank you! :D
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SECRET-NINJA-SUPER-M Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010   General Artist
Sheer awesomeness!
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thank you! :D
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SuperSmurgger Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Student Digital Artist
The gaz planet is beautiful ; love it !!!
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thank you! :D
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:iconsupersmurgger:
SuperSmurgger Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Student Digital Artist
You're Welcome ! :hug:
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:icontadp0l3:
tadp0l3 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love the farthest gas giant. The background do seem a bit rushed though...
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
yea, it totally was... :P thanks dude
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AnnyeFenix Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010
awesome *-*
great job!
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thank you! :D
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:iconbrajn:
Brajn Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool.
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thanks
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DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thanks
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spani5h Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
gg's look great, nice colors and texture. nabulae looks a bit odd and weird but i like it
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DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thanks dude
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:iconsintaki:
sintaki Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010
awesome
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thanks!
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:iconsintaki:
sintaki Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
ur welcome
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:iconsergbel:
sergbel Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Professional General Artist
great picture :D
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thank you! :D
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:iconsergbel:
sergbel Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Professional General Artist
you are welcome ;)
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shakz09 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010
wow, i love this. It's like you can see the beauty of msot lands within the earth, outside of it. And you've shown that here. Great work Demos!
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:icondemosthenesvoice:
DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
im never going to live that down am I? haha :P

thanks dude, i appreciate it
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shakz09 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
:D
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priteeboy Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hmm, lucky its just a practice since the shading and nebula look a bit rushed ;p, but the gas giant textures look nice, sorta like halfway between Jupiter and Saturn :)
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DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thanks dude. neb sucks but im pretty pleased with how the giants came out :D
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bloknayrb Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks good to me ;)
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DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thanks bro
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princesspea95 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010
i love the colors wicked awesome
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DemosthenesVoice Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
thank you! :D
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