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"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"."


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8.75/10 rating (293 votes)

Latest Member Comment:

"Extrasolar = Extracool"
I love a good sunset. Nice one!

Jeff R.E.
Tue January 4, 2011 at 10:44 am
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The Haunted Nebula (Happy Halloween!)
"A fractal Halloween Planetscape. Dedicated to the father of fractal mathematics, Benoit Mandelbrot (1924-2010)."

"The Haunted Nebula (Happy Halloween!)"

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7.80/10 rating (261 votes)

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"Love it!"
Great work! Love it


Sat October 31, 2015 at 6:05 pm
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"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. . ."


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8.66/10 rating (158 votes)

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Any chance we can get a 2880x1800 of this?

Mon September 17, 2012 at 6:26 pm
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"Created this piece during a very tough time in my life. My son Jason fell mysteriously ill in early 2010 and eventually had to spend 4 days in the Children's Hospital. Oncologists were involved so it was pretty scare for all of us. Fortunately it turned out to be a particularly nasty viral/bacterial infection and he was fine.

I fashioned this one out of the Muspelheim sun during a 48 hour stretch while Jessie stayed at the hospital and I stayed with Ian. It was a great stress release I must admit.

I'm very excited about the cool space effects possible from melding Apophysis fractals with 3D geometry. "


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8.52/10 rating (332 votes)

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"Good job :)"
This was in 2010? I remember this release like it was yesterday :S

Tue November 8, 2011 at 7:18 pm
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"This is a companion piece to my "Niflheim" ice scape. Where Niflheim was the Norse realm of ice and fog, Muspelheim was the realm of fire.

The sun here was rendered in Lightwave using a mix of 3D geometry and 2D plane's with Apophysis fractals. I this the two combine to create some very "organic" looking energy effects. "


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Adding my vote for dual/multi-screen versions :)

Chris S
Sun May 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm
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