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Satellite Fusion by ucd Satellite Fusion by ucd
FULL VIEW plz. To much detail on the planet to see it at a smaller view.

Revamped version of my last submission, Enemy. I did change some things from the planet, and I tried to give the picture more stuff. Hopefully this turned out better. Spent so so so much time on this. By far my most detailed piece ever. Funny story, the psd file was about 70 layers, well, I flattened it, just so that I could get a base image of it, then I copied it and pasted it on a new document to edit. Well I was suppose to undo the flatten, but i wasnt thinking and accidently saved it as one fucken layer. So I lost so much work, and had to edit around all the damn corners to finish it. So, I can no longer edit this piece, it is what it is. Sigh..

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captaincabin Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Love the civilization details on the planet. ARGHHHH! We all have that 'save often' habit so burned into our minds. It works to our advantage most times but that one time it works against us is always a heart breaker.
Jasmin-K Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009
stunning! great work!
FedericoRodriguez8 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
This is a :+fav: for sure
Spring-Heeld-Jim Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2007
hehe we're all screwed
Dgonik1 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2007
wow 100% photoshop? that is just crazy! awesome work!
Dgonik1 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2006
so amazing! you say you did it in photoshop from scratch?
DJMarkIIDX Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2006
All I can say is wow, that is a lot of work for photoshop alone! Great job, definitely a favorite.
blackedmund Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2006
mclaranium Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2005
So beautiful render. Excellent work, .... :( so sad by the LAYERS you've lost, I've felt that befor now I use SAVE and SAVE AS to prevent (incluiding auto-backup_ files) but what the hell am I saying to you when you're the master ..... I love your work , what can I say :)
demonic-me Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2005
how did u make the asteroid with the shockwave?
is there a tutorial that can help me?
MajorHavoc Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2005
Were you aware your piece is featured here:

...your text info is removed and replaced with other info.
Don't know if you've approved this or not - but just thought I'd mention it as a friend-of-a-friend wondered about it.
Echosolace Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
I think the streets and cities in the world gives it a cool look. Nice detail. The impact point and flames directly around the impact circle are nice, but the flames around the moon or satellite hitting the planet seems odd. It looks like the flames whip around the back. The flames don't match up to the vibrancy of the impact area which is awsome. Maybe It might look better without the flame detail farther away from the atmosphere. Just a suggestion. But cool work!
Alynna Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2004
Great job =) I love the colours and the lighting

Keep it up!! :+fav:
sacredhideaway Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2004
wow.... awesome. would suck to be on that planet, haha.

i feel your pain bout the stupid layers in photoshop. oi. great job nonetheless :D
darkangel123137 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2004
wicked....o.o ^^
YaNoZz Featured By Owner May 30, 2004
just 2 talented XD
Stoodent Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2004
It's just catastrophic!! Wonderful work with the planets, I just DL your texture pack, looks great, look forward to molding some worlds ;) I have only made a few attempts thus far... :hmm: getting there! Another thing, the way you made those fery soft waves of light behind and around the smaller planet is awesome, I really like that touch.

A question: About the area around the impact, it's great, and Im wondering if you have ever tried, or would have some ideas as to how you could create a circular ripple effect around the point of impact on the planet surface being hit. I know it may not be realistic, I think I've seen that effect in a few movies and I think it would look awesome in one of these space collision scenes :D
kriminal2k3 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work on everything but you should have put some clouds on the planet unless you dint want to which is fine.
kavirin Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2004
wow. I love that larger planet!
Groxx Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2004
That's pretty good... From an accuracy standpoint, there shouldn't be any glowing-things THAT far from the planet, the atmosphere is too thin. I'm a perfectionist, that wrecks it for me, but I LOVE the planet xD
Special-Kay Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2004  Professional Traditional Artist
This is beautiful, you have such talent in your pieces! The peace and serenity of space contrasted with destruction...
rawart Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2004
Amazing details. All those city lights on the surface, the shockwave, the asteroid about to fall in to pieces. Very good composition.
cyber-punk Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2004
This pic is awesome and the detail is just beautiful :D :D

What font is it you are using?
Raidzuo Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
I love the detail in the cities; especially how some of the roads expand over water.
bloodyslash Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2004
this is really kickaz!

rajiv Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Thats really.....just amazing! I love the work on the detail....must have been painstakingly hard? :+fav:
Dezio Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome work
elvenkind Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2003
oOo :o
awesome :boogie:
whopper Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2003
took me a while to discover this awesome piece and i couldn´t resist to write something
the textures of the planets are stunning, think it´s the part i like most
the "cracks" of the colliding planet are convincing too, still trying to figure out how u did them
all in all an excellent wall :)
shiar Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2003
This is an astounding piece! The detail level and how you put it all together flows really well. I DO wonder why everyone keeps calling the other planet/moon that was pulled into the larger planet's gravity well and eventually collided an asteroid or meteorite... Considering both are considered rough and barren rocks. Maybe it's just me, but that looks rather round and planet-like. At least it wasn't said it was a comet. I like the most how you captured how it's slowly collapsing in upon itself and the stress fractures showing the inner molten core, and the slow shockwave in the larger's atmosphere from the impact with the surface. This shows a gradual impact, and works very well. This is the first work of yours I've seen, so I'm going to have to browse the rest now. Heh.
jonsage Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2003
This is a really awsome picture. I love the detail of the planet and the asteroid and the impact looks great. Keep up the good work!!!
recoil221 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2003   Writer
Swwweeeeeeeettt :O
savann Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2003   Digital Artist
Yeah of course, I can see all the details and it is very Frightning! Looks very cool!
alchem Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2003
Great detail level! I like those cracks on asteroid! Only thing is not so good is flame-somewhere at the edges it looks too unsaturated.
dep-art Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2003   Digital Artist
wow man, i love this piece... so amazing :o
derezzed Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2003
Incredible! So much detail, so many layers... It's as if you could zoom in on any part of it and still keep seeing more details. I especially like the fact that you can see lights from some kind of civilization dotted across the planet, and that the flames and fallout from the impact are travelling in a subtle arc as if it's being affected by the planet's gravity or magnetic field. Nice job on the font effects too. It's a +fav.
muggins Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2003   Writer
ooo looks like i found my new wallpaper. Thanks!
ssx84 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2003
Wow, well, lets see. I do some planetscapes in photoshop too, and this makes my stuff look like shit lol! I'd love to know how you did some of the planets and also your starfeild, seriously its so fucking awesome!!!!! Check out my stuff and leave me a note, we should do a compilation.
greenarmani Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2003   General Artist
Very nice work......the planet detail is really really good :headbang:

lobuster Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2003
no offence .. but .. it looks like its been done b4 .. many times .. :/ well done .. but nothing new and spectacular about it :/
baboonmasta Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2003   Photographer
holy detail batman!
stellar-insight Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2003
That's amazing for all Photoshop, you are very talented for accomplishing that. I'm trying to accomplish such pieces of graphic art, but 70 layers + edits, now thats determination. Respect man, great job.
nerro Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah realy cool man respect!
cberg Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
thats beutiful, the planets look soo realistic, but the typo im not feeling, great work though.
barefly Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
Wow, simply wow. Its been awhile since i've seen such a detailed and beautiful piece. Everything about this screams quality. Triple A all the way. Insta - Fave.
send Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
Awesome, great composition and theme, and the colors are wonderful!
DagothUhr Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
Thats awesome dude,
Like to see more,
Keep it up
animositi Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
very, very nice....+fav for me
unripelemon Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
Amazing, I rember you from somewhere!! :+fav:
klbt Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
so awesome :|
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