Space Art Week
The mention of space art or scenery conjures up, for most, images of ourselves free-floating out there in the darkness of space, with no ground or sky in sight obstructing any of the view. But just as common in the genre are scenes where there is a view from standing on the ground or flying high up but still within the atmosphere of a planet. Often the planet might not look much different from our own Earth. But how can a landscape that looks so earth-like still come across as actually being a different world altogether? A unique sky is often the main selling point to count on. This tutorial will show how regular looking landscapes, whether they're photographs or 3D scenes,can be transformed into far-out worlds that are imaginative but just as importantly - visually realistic in terms of how the cosmic elements blend into the existing scene.
Adding planets or other astronomical elements onto a dark outer-space background is fairly straightforward and rarely leads to unfo