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(No Photoshop Filters Used!!)

The birth of a star is often witnessed by other heavenly bodies in the night sky. Look into the starry night and you’ll be surprised by what you see. Enjoy the stillness, peer into the dark bits in between the stars. See as far as you can.

The nebula background to the left is based on a single NASA image. The model is Dollybeck – who just happens to have hair as red as the original NASA image. I’m listed in her portfolio as Ben Timages.

After combining the two photos in Photoshop, I opened it in Painter and hand painted the star-burst effect. It isn’t a filter!! (You can see the individual brush strokes in large versions of this image.)

Check out my web site for twisted *IRON*y metal sculpture.


astral, astronomy, female, night, sky, star, surreal, woman

I create digital art using Photoshop, Illustrator and/or Painter, as well as sometimes creating metal sculptures.

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  • claire jones
    claire jonesalmost 7 years ago

    awesome.really like this.the colour is amazing.

  • trickyruby
    trickyrubyalmost 7 years ago

    strange yet exceptionally good, love the colours, great work.

  • Casey Herman
    Casey Hermanalmost 7 years ago


  • earthjammedia
    earthjammediaalmost 7 years ago

    excellent compisition i really like the fragmentation

  • caseycastille
    caseycastillealmost 7 years ago

    Great concept and title!

    STRINGERalmost 7 years ago


  • helene
    helenealmost 7 years ago

    Fantastic image!

  • Faizan Qureshi
    Faizan Qureshialmost 7 years ago

    Excellent concept, and I totally love the overall image and the name!

  • Casey Herman
    Casey Hermanalmost 7 years ago

    Thanks Stringer, Helene & Faizan.

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragheralmost 7 years ago

    fantastic imaganation,great work

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