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My first Avatar-inspired deviation! :la: yeah, only took like - a year and a half, but the timing seemed right and hopefully this turned out to be what is arguably one the the coolest pieces inspired by that movie anyone will ever see :bow:

:bulletred: Scroll down to zoom in
:bulletyellow: Scroll up to zoom out.
:bulletgreen: Or use Shift or Control keys to do either.
:bulletblue: Click and drag to look around.

I could have gone for a ground view showing one of the many epic landscapes. But that can always be done later. I don't see much of the space scene seen very early on in the film, so that combined with the fact I promised many people my next 360 "Vue It" work was going to be a space one just meant it was the right theme to choose. It was at least lighter in polygon count than my first two that were very "tree-heavy" bumping their polygon counts into the several millions which resulted in countless crashes. Still had a fair amount with this but comparatively not as bad so bouts of swearing while making this was minimal ;)

As for technical aspects, this was testing a version of Vue that can't actually render planets to its limits, that along with clever use of postwork allowed me to simulate a pretty authentic looking world below the viewer anyway. Rendering would have taken eons for me and so I got help, so I'll jump to credits for help before continuing:
:la: SOULSSHINE Did the rendering after I made the scene, took WAY too long on my comp.
:la: Smattila exported it into this Flash format after I had completed all the artwork.
Anyway, this required constant hopping between Vue 7 and Photoshop as some areas needed to be painted on and then brought back into the 3D world again to be rendered with the right amount of distortion and then composed in Photoshop again etc. I won't ramble on, Ill just say it was as hard to do as it looks, so just enjoy it! :lol:

:bulletpurple: Others in the "Vue It" series:
Vue it - Pine Shrine
Vue it - Christmas Village
Vue It - Holiday House
Vue It - Haunted Harvest

All artwork and animations in my gallery are my copyrighted property and are not to be used without my permission, this includes any screenshots of parts of the scene.
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DrFuturism Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Writer
Holy [Cuss Word], this is breathtaking!
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priteeboy Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's the internet, you can swear if you want to. I won't tell :paranoid: Glad you like it :D
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DrFuturism Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Writer
SURE, but someone else might...

:D (Big Grin)
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Enyy0 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015
Wooow this is absolutely outstanding! There's so much to look at and it's so vibrant and full of detail too. I don't think I have ever been stuck so much looking at a single piece of artwork, I think I've spent an entire hour getting lost in it, and that must be nothing next to the amount of time you've spent working on it. Your work deserves all the praise it gets :)
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priteeboy Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's good to hear something I did can hold someone for that long. You might like some of the others in this series too but I'll admit this one is one of my personal favourites (probably because of how hard it was to try and pull that nearest planet off successfully :phew:)
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Arkwolf Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
That is amazingly awesome, nice job
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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kojo619 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
this is awesome :)
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SocQA Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
This is absolutely amazing, you did an amazing job :iconbravoplz: This is epic in so many ways. Thank you very much for sharing your great work with us! :thanks:
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad you enjoyed it :bow:
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SocQA Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015
It's very enjoyable ;) :D
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IcelandFay Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
wow. just WOW. amazing.... incredible...breathtaking... speechless....
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad you liked it :)
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MethusulaComics Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
okay....WOW.
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Spex9000 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
This is amazing,

how are you not famous?

People should pay to see this, really.
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, I don't know why :XD: Though today in particular this one is getting a lot of attention. Did someone feature it or something? :O
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Spex9000 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
I guess idk.


Still friggen awesome
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Yakuza55 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
just amazing
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AaleeK Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
Bravissimo, I'm travelling to Pandora....
Thanks...
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DecemberSapphire9 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Student Writer
This....this is incredible. I'm convinced now that you are indeed a wizard.
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh I wish that were the case :plotting:
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DecemberSapphire9 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Student Writer
No mortal can create such a masterpiece. Dude, when are they going to send you to Hogwarts! How do you do this anyways? I'm so curious! 
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priteeboy Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hogwarts :O But I ain't no Harry Potter fan (but if it promises me wizard powers then I'd go in a heartbeat)

These are largely modelled in one of my 3D softwares that I use. It's more time-consuming than just drawing a normal image since rather than just illustrating what I can see, I have to also be creating stuff that doesn't even show up in the final thing, not to mention constantly changing my viewing angle to make sure I get everything composed right, since even I can't view it all at once (except when I used an overhead view, but that says little about how it looks from ground level). It's quite hard to explain really, and not much easier to create - hence why I only do these rarely.
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DecemberSapphire9 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Student Writer
Well I can't think of anyone but you that can create something so spectacular so you must some secret superpower or something. 

And I'm guessing that 3D software cost money. Well guess I'll have to draw my maps the old fashion way.
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Exillior Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really amazing! I lost control of my mouse while making it spin, and... yeah. Still amazing!
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad to see some people can spin it without lag :XD:
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Exillior Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It was like free-falling. There was definitely no lag. :laughing:
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Marblesky Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Absolutely breathtaking! :D (Big Grin) 
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albator Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One of your best ever. Worth the time you pass making it that cool!
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankyou :handshake:
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ANDY1701A Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic!
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PhysicistEarthPony Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013
Excellent interactivity.
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extraterrestrialarts Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
Wow
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:iconxmachines:
xmachines Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
EPIC! OMG!
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bangalybashir Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i enjoyed this
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad you did :bow:
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PieGirl13 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
this is awesome!!!! i love the detail and i really can't think right know.
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bubotuberpuss Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013
It's good I was sitting down when I saw this.

This.
Is.
Incredible.
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wel I don't know who would be standing up when using the computer :XD: Glad it impressed you :bow:
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ArthurBlue Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Fantastic! We feel we are in the scene. That is really top notch work.
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moltresflare Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
WOW
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DeadDancers Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Again with the incredible clouds!

And the ship and the gas giant and the moons... wowowwowowoowowowowow
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, whenever a large portion of sky is visible I gotta fill it with interesting clouds :D
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CzeladniK09 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
what kind of sorcery is THIS ? :la:
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The end result of a month's work :lol:
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CzeladniK09 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
damn, a whole month.. bless You for that :D
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randomeye713 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
WOAH
WOAAAHAHAHOFWHJELKFJAEFBLAAAUGH!
I haven't seen this vue thingy before so I am really easily impressed
but this is cool
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:iconpriteeboy:
priteeboy Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankyou :handshake:
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133eevee133 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
i can see me!! JK this is so awesome!!!
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Ninja-Sonic-Xenogeny Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg. That is MUCH FUN.

:-D

definately going in my favourites!
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