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Brown dwarf by JustV23 Brown dwarf by JustV23
It took me some time to set the stage for this scene.
First i was planning to paint picture of brown dwarf visible from one of its planets. But i figured since brown dwarfs emits very little if any light whatsoever, the scenery would be very dark.
So i decided to make it binary star system (Then other star could illuminate the surface of the planet). But to validate that scenery like this would be possible i had to find some info about binary star systems in which one of them is brown dwarf and another a regular star. 
Luckily there is some systems including a regular star and a brown dwarf companion. 
After that i did some research of how brown dwarf would look like to our eyes, read some info about planetary systems of these dwarfs and after some more thinking i finally started painting this picture.

So here it is! A brown dwarf - failed star dimly glows from inside over one of it's small planet's surface.
The more distant star illuminates scenery and saves a brown dwarfs system from drowning in eternal darkness...
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:iconlaroux-demon:
laroux-demon Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  New member Student General Artist
fantastic work :)
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JustV23 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you! :)
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:iconlaroux-demon:
laroux-demon Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  New member Student General Artist
welcome
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cosmicspark Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow I love how you do research and how awesome the brown dwarf looks!  Such good painting technique!
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JustV23 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sometimes research itself can give you more ideas than pure imagination :)
Thanks!
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za4em9 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice, I like the color combination:  works very well together, even if it's not your standard palette.
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JustV23 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep, as you can see i am trying to become friends with oranges and pinks :D
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Ludo38 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Professional General Artist
Wonderful !!
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KeeNahMee Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Great!
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JustV23 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thx!
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