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Seeing Stars by Cosmic-Cuttlefish Seeing Stars by Cosmic-Cuttlefish
I wanted to create a slightly disorientating piece this time, with lots of blurs, bright lights, and of course, plenty of fractal stars. Getting the colour scheme how I wanted took quite a long time, but I'm pleased with how it turned out.

:star: If you want to make stars like these yourself, check out my Fractal Stars Tutorial. :star:

Made with Apophysis 2.09.

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:icondanalee1996:
This is really pretty!!!! I love how some of the starts look further away than others. I use apophysis for my fractals and I am definitely going to try to make some!!!! I also really like how the background is not black, and it is a sort of a bluish reddish colour. You have reached your goal of making something 'slightly disorientating'. Also thankyou for the tutorial to make a similar one, I am just about to look at it and try it. I have no idea what else to write to fill up these last few words so I am filling it with this pointless sentence.
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This is a particularly nice example of what can be achieved with your "Fractal Stars" tutorial as basis. The "disorientating" aspect or randomness factor (in both placing and coloring of the stars) is the most positive feature of this piece, followed by the wonderful simulation of DOF and the aleatoric glows which fill the entire canvas with a magical feeling and connect all the elements together in a way that is relatable to how our universe's cosmic systems intertwine.

In spite of being well-composed graphically and visually appealing when not in full-view, I strongly advise you not to use any Photoshop filters (I'm guessing it's "Dry Brush" in this case?) during post-processing, like you seem to have done here. It is damaging to the artistic value and quality of your work and is a poor way to infuse a traditional overtone to something that is not even meant to embody it in the first place, in case that is what you wanted to achieve by applying it. No matter the reason, I find it to be absolutely unnecessary.

I hope this critique has been useful. Keep up the good work, stay inspired. :)
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:icondarcise:
Wow this is incredible! Awesome work, goes to my wallpaper!
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Cosmic-Cuttlefish May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot, I'm glad you liked it!
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:iconeyesys:
It's shiny, glittery, and awesome
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Cosmic-Cuttlefish Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much! :)
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baba49 Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This would make a lovely x-mas card :clap: :iconxmaslaplz:
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Cosmic-Cuttlefish Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm glad you think so - I'll have to keep that in mind! Thanks. :snowflake:
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So pretty~ and inspiring for a story -- could be from a children's bedtime story~ :3
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Cosmic-Cuttlefish Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah, thanks for your feedback! I can see what you mean.
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You do know that I reply to, like, every comment right? Yay for unnofficial ADHD-ness. xD

And, lol, like, those stars could totally be the transition from reality to the kid's imagination 8D

Oh no, I'm going too far again... xD
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Cosmic-Cuttlefish Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Replying to every comment sounds like hard work - I'm glad I don't have unofficial ADHD-ness, haha! Thanks again, anyway. :)
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