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September 13, 2007
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First Snow by taenaron First Snow by taenaron
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First Snow

First work for some weeks. I just wanted to learn more about terragen. And that's the result. I know, it's no big innovative monster artwork, but I like the mood in it. It's like the first day of winter, snow at evening and everything's just silent and peaceful. Lovely :D

I hope you like it too. :+devwatch: :+fav: and Comments welcome like everytime.

Technical Informations:
- 4000x3000 px 300dpi
- rendertime of terragenpart: 6hours
- some of my own stocks
- Adobe Photoshop CS + 3dsMax9
- 70 layers, 500mb psd

Wallpaper is available in 5 sizes


edit: deleted river on planet, improved the moon and the lighthouse
edit²: added promised widescreen.sizes
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At first glance I thought this was a pretty neat sci-fi image. The composition is very good, and the artist know how to guide your eyes thru his visuals. An overall feeling of emptiness (the bare rocks and no sign of life anywhere), loneliness (am I stuck on this planet? Who left me there?) and unwelcoming atmosphere (the mountains look icy and cold) is the first thing I register.
But then, as your eyes go exploring you notice a small beacon on top of the the most prominent mountain. There is life after all! Perhaps I am not stuck here anyway? Perhaps I live here...I may even be on a trip exploring this planet?
I always love when an artwork tells more than just the apparent story, and this one does so very well.
But the single detail that sucked me into this image, was the small planet or moon situated between "my" planet, and the large Earth-like planet in the back.
That globe makes the whole picture 3-dimensional, believable and lifelike.
The only hickup I have are the distant white mountains and their surrounding white "glow", atmosphere or mist.
They look like they don´t really belong.
Other than that, this is a great piece of artwork that looks like an image pulled out of the NASA archives 2167 A.D.
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ChronicCookie Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist…; Can i use this on my fb page?  i will state i got it from this site and provide the url if you let me use a few photos for the page?
taenaron Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014   Digital Artist
Oeasis Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
Which version of terragen did you use and how much did it cost? cause this is amazing
isystem Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
it fantastish!
ichbastele Featured By Owner May 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool :)
Edward1948 Featured By Owner May 8, 2012
very nice
KoyotoShadow Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's like the view from Palavien...
valentt Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012
Just gorgeous !
Ultragoldenfez Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:O :O :O
deniss1131 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
nice paiting ;)
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