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Celaeno by patrikarvidsson Celaeno by patrikarvidsson
Celaeno is a star in the constellation Taurus and a member of the Pleaides star cluster. Celaeno is sometimes called the Lost Pleiad.

Not the most fitting name for this if you consider the source, but beside that, I like the name and therefor I chose it. :)

I regret to inform you that once again I was actually just playing around, and therefor on low resolution, unfortunately I never expanded it so this is the full size image not even a bit resized, sadly. I think if I did work on bigger resolution than 800x800 then this would be a whole lot better.

Nonetheless, I hope you like it. I'm not going to test anymore, larger canvas sizes, here I come!

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The painting process took me around 10 hours stretching way into the evening/night on christmas eve, but the day after I did lots of extra editing. It consists of ~80 layers. Original planet size is 8000x8000. (details not visible since it has been massively downsized.

It is drawn in Photoshop CS3 with a Wacom Graphire 4. Planets are made up from textures from

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Given 2009-03-06
Celaeno by =patrikarvidsson looks like a gate to an other dimension. Love to detail and a lot of depth make this piece really unique and extraordinary. Keep an eye on this artist for upcoming pictures! ( Featured by taenaron )
arisuhige Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012
impressive!! O.O
AndromedaCollision Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Very nice, this is just impressive
CarlosGomezArtist Featured By Owner May 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
wow, 10 hours, well it looks amazing!!!!
patrikarvidsson Featured By Owner May 31, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
psion005 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrats on a well deserved DD :wow:
patrikarvidsson Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Considering the circumstances I was a bit suprised. But I'm glad people liked it. :)
AdrienCGD Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2010
Great use of lighting and shadows on this one ^.^
Looks really good!
Congrats on the DD! :D
GamerWorld14 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2010  Student Interface Designer
You've got some completely incredible work! :D

:+fav: and :+devwatch:
ifreex Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow.. Love it
Cmotes Featured By Owner May 11, 2009
Awesome work! :wow:
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