"I usually only have use one person for my "scale factor" but I thought two (a mother and son if you look very closely) were appropriate in this case. Colonizing extrasolar planets will require children after all.
You will notice the ocean has a green tone. This image was initially inspired while I was reading "Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow" and the color is a homage to "The Great Green"."
"My second space image created using Apophysis fractals on 2D "plates" in Lightwave. By varying the luminosity and transparency of the different places and moving some in front of others it is possible to create the illusion of darker dust obscuring brighter plasma. Because the plates are 2D they are relatively fast to render.
Next I would like to try mixing the 2D fractals with 3D volumetrics. . ."