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Lanterns in the Eagle Nebula by quartertime Lanterns in the Eagle Nebula by quartertime
My first Incendia manip, done over a year ago. I recently dusted it off and re-rendered it with a transparent layer. I can't remember the photo source, but it was probably NASA or ESA. None of my friends own a deep space camera.

Thank you, N8tiveattitude1, for the DD. As some have noted below, this was a very simple fractal that required little skill and less talent. But it captured my mood, and I fell in love with Incendia the moment I rendered it.

Thank you all for your comments, both complimentary and critical. Criticism doesn't have to be fair, it just has to be honest. Honesty is always welcome here.

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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-09-28
:iconphotocomix2:
PhotoComix2 Featured By Owner May 5, 2012
referring to the image comment skill and talent make sense only when supported by creativity.

As luckily in this case
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:icongraphiclia:
GraphicLia Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
This image has great appeal because lanterns in space are incongruous. It tickles my funny bone.
Excellent concept, it's certainly not refrigerator art! Congratulations on the DD. :D
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:iconangie-pictures:
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
Beautiful work. Congratulations on the DD. :iconflowerheartplz:
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:iconvelvet--glove:
Velvet--Glove Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011
Great work! Congrats on the DD! :+fav:
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:icondonny99:
donny99 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
amazing work
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:iconquartertime:
quartertime Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Thank you, n8iveattitude!

The fractal community is very small, but it's extremely collaborative. We thrive on shared software, tutorials, and constant mutual encouragement. And we make friends.

Even a blind squirrel can find a nut. Is it fair to say that when one of us earns a DD, we all share the credit?
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:iconameliapanda:
ameliapanda Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
this is so dreamy!!! love it.
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:iconzemera:
Zemera Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student General Artist
99 lanterns floating in the spacey sky. :music:
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:iconzutara-fan-forever:
zutara-fan-forever Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student General Artist
I like all the lanterns and how they're in space (there's a starry background). I really love it! :)
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:iconmika-setsu:
MiKa-Setsu Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
It looks really awesome =D
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:iconnightowldreamer:
NightOwlDreamer Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Really cool!
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:iconskytracks:
skytracks Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Artist
Great work!
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:iconlkymp:
lkymp Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student General Artist
that looks amazing :)
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:iconaureliuscat:
AureliusCat Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Hey Bud! Much congrats on your DD, it was just a matter of time! Great job! :-)
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:iconquartertime:
quartertime Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Thanks, A-Cat. I had no idea about this until I booted up a few minutes ago and saw "708 feedback messages".

I'm gonna go find a barstool with a seat belt...
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:iconaureliuscat:
AureliusCat Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011
:rofl:
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:iconilonaxxx:
ilonaxxx Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I LIKE THIS VERY MUCH. :) Since I am an artist, it is nice to see well done things. It is not only about the topic which is presented, but also about the colors and composition. MANY of the people cant really appreciate this on deviantart.Its a pitty. :(
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:iconsabisaotome:
sabisaotome Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Artist
Implying that there are no other artists on deviantART.
Implying you're any fitter to judge than anyone else.

Way to write a comment simultaneously asspatting someone else while making every other person who might not like it out to be haters who don't understand real art.

I'm not interested in starting drama, but I felt it necessary to call you out on that point. Apologies if I come off as abrasive.

There was no need to write "since I am an artist". That's what the site is for. If you're an artist, you have a gallery. Anyone can see that.
And way to say a bunch of deviantART users can't appreciate this. I'm inferring that's because they're not artists, unlike you.
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:iconilonaxxx:
ilonaxxx Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Why people are so aggressive here?
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:iconchaunguy:
ChaungUy Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011
a lot of people think this does not deserve a DD
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:iconsabisaotome:
sabisaotome Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Professional Artist
DDs are recommended to the people who choose them for each gallery. If you don't like it, take it up with them, not with the artist.

It's not up to the general user who gets DDs and who doesn't. We can only recommend them, and in rare cases report DDs that steal from other sources, although this hasn't happened in a long time. Please don't bring the artist into something that rarely has anything to do with them beyond someone else liking their work.
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:iconilonaxxx:
ilonaxxx Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Well, I think that it deserves in meter of composition and colors. :) If we start to speak about what deserves and what does not, then, in my opinion, among already existing DD there are only maybe 60 % of works which deserve, and 20 % of them are masterpieces.
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:iconchaunguy:
ChaungUy Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011
even if I'm not a good artist myself... i see whether something is DD worthy or not. to be honest.. it really does not convey anything and really has no real composition.. this is very EASY(exaggerate) to be replicated by someone who has average knowledge of 3d rendering programs and someone who can just pick some image(not even in decent quality) and put it in a background. And for those who said that I should note someone about this... what's the point? if it clearly states """unless the image violates policy in some way, it is highly unlikely it will be removed.""" And i think it's funny how people can't express there opinions that downgrade on someone's work.
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:iconilonaxxx:
ilonaxxx Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
You are right. But thi is not THAT bad. there are much more worse things on DD page.
But I dont agree with one thing: that people are afraid to express themselves. Yesterday and 3 days ago I have got a daily deviation and you cant imagine how much Shit I heard in my adress. So much, that one of them was reported and banned. Many of the people loose the reality here and think that they are superior than others. BEcause of these kind of ...people who spend their whole life on Deviantart posting comments, normal people are afraid to say something. If they say, they will be completely eaten by those kind of sharks.
PS: look at that violet GIRL (who obviously thinks that she is superior, kind of hero who protects others) comment below and you will understand what I mean.
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:iconsabisaotome:
sabisaotome Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Professional Artist
First, I'm sabisaotome. Respect those whom you would acknowledge as opponents. Second, I never once claimed superiority. I offered my honest opinion on this piece already.
I only said something to you because you generalize all deviantART users as subclass to you unless they agree with you. YOU are the one who is claiming superiority, and it's this kind of elitism that I oppose. You are no more an "artist" than I am, DD or not.
I am no shark. Do not think that because someone disagrees with you that they are attacking you.

For the record, I like this work, so your baseless assumption that I don't think it deserves a DD is preposterous. I'm not the one who decides that sort of thing. Why on Earth would I argue...? DDs go up on a nomination basis, which means someone liked it enough to recommend it and the one in charge of choosing the DD for this gallery section liked it as well. Why would I even -think- of posting on the artist's page that they don't deserve what someone else thought they did? That's ludicrous.

I don't think you're actually going to read this, since you already seem to have your mind made up about me. Still, I have to say something, because it's terrible and unfair of you to generalize all of the amazing artists on this site as less than you because they don't share your opinions.
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:iconilonaxxx:
ilonaxxx Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
* comment above
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:iconlunatic--sun:
lunatic--sun Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
:icontwilightclapplz:
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:iconsabisaotome:
sabisaotome Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Artist
Interesting and eyecatching. However, the bottommost right lantern has this odd stretch thing going on.

It's kind of distracting.

This doesn't seem like something that took a lot of skill, but it is neat looking. Congratulations.


Also, please try to remember your sources. That's really important. If it's a copyrighted image, even more so.
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:iconquartertime:
quartertime Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Thanks, Sabi.
- You're right, this didn't take much skill. It was my first Incendia effort 16 months ago.
- Since joining DA, I've been careful to record stock sources, viz.: [link]
- I admit it. I like your bounce.
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:iconsabisaotome:
sabisaotome Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Artist
I figured it was from the description. It's still neat looking, though, which is all that matters.
It's good that you keep track of everything now. It's never cool to take someone's art without permission. =A=

And everyone likes my bounce. <3 Good day to you], and congrats again on the DD.
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:iconcaseydecker:
CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
That looks very interesting. :D
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:iconguardianofyinepu:
GuardianOfYinepu Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Not too shabby! Congrats on the DD!
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:iconcoffeetoffeesquirrel:
CoffeeToffeeSquirrel Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011   General Artist
Congrats on the DD:aww:
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:iconrvallync:
rvallync Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Congratulations! :D
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:iconchaunguy:
ChaungUy Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
uhhhh. howd this get DD
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:iconking-bot:
King-Bot Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
Yeah, I have the same question on some of these DDs too...
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:iconsabisaotome:
sabisaotome Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Artist
Someone recommended it. :3
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:iconcoffeetoffeesquirrel:
CoffeeToffeeSquirrel Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011   General Artist
Better you contact the CV who featured this instead of taking it here on the artist's page.

FAQ #873: What do I do when I disapprove of a Daily Deviation feature?

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:iconkhrabak0326:
khrabak0326 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I love the layout you used, it really drew my eye to your piece. Great job!
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:iconnabilasweety:
nabilasweety Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
cool
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:iconcoby01:
coby01 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
congratulations on the DD :party:
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:iconcapstoned:
Capstoned Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011   Digital Artist
Congrats!!!! Very nice!
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:icondeirdrereynolds:
DeirdreReynolds Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea!!!! Congratulations on your DD!!!
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:iconartbycher:
ArtByCher Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011   Traditional Artist
Nice work! Congratulations!
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:iconoceanscurse:
OceansCurse Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Awesome! looks amazing!
keep it up :D!
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:iconpeinturealuile:
peinturealuile Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very good work! Bravo!
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:iconkayandjay100:
kayandjay100 Featured By Owner May 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful work ~ so unusual! :rose::deviation::rose: Coco
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:iconallthenightlong:
allthenightlong Featured By Owner May 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very cool lighting Incendia :clap:
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