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Okay. I keep saying I'm gonna do this over on Twitter, and I keep forgetting to do this, so anyway.

Here's the gist-
This is a BASIC star-field I made up in Photoshop a while ago when I realized a lot of what I do involves space in the background. RATHER than CONSTANTLY eat up time making star-fields OVER AND OVER again, I made a QUICK- and I mean REALLY quick- star field. I prefer to use this versus finding a star-field online that MAY NOT be okay to use for commercial purposes.
See, the thing is that people assume "if I find it on the internet, it's okay for me to use in my projects!"
No, that's not true. JUST because you find it online doesn't mean that the artist doesn't want it to be used in commercial media- they might not even want the work used AT ALL, but because shit gets REPOSTED around the internet like CRAZY without any credits(see: Facebook photos and Tumblr posts- even deviations here), people forget that people don't want their works being used EVERYWHERE.
SO yeah. Anyway. Basic star-field background I made(using a shitload of custom brushes((90%of those are ones I made, which I will eventually make available here too when I can pack them up properly)).
A few images in which I've used this background:

[link] (via my gallery)

[link] (via ~glovestudios' gallery)

[link] (via *markerguru's gallery)
[link] (via *markerguru's gallery)

[link] (via ~Dan-the-artguy's gallery)

[link] (via *callykarishokka's gallery)

Space background is free for commercial or personal use, but conditions are:
NEVER just by itself. It must be PART of an image. Tossing text over the background DOESN'T COUNT. There must at least be some fucking planets or a character or SOMETHING ELSE contributing to the overall image.
-This is a credit-free image; meaning that if you post up a deviation using this in the background or whatever, you don't have to credit or link back to my gallery or this page. That'd be neat if you did, but by all means just have fun with it.
-THAT SAID, IF you want to share it with friends through IMs or whatever, I would most CERTAINLY appreciate it if you would link back to this deviation rather than just sending the image file over just because I would like to see if there is an interest in things like this(via image views/favorites/whatever).

I can't think of a lot of times I make these kinds of stock background images, but I do have a couple of things like this I'd be more than happy to share if I feel the want for it is there.
Thanks a bunch, and I certainly appreciate your time reading this. Very few people pay attention to this information!
File size: 2 MB
3228 x 5028 300dpi (is an RGB file to save space)

I'll post a "tutorial" in ways this can be used/adjusted/edited when my schedule is free if there is interest in it(or just tutorials in general).
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TGping Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Conisder my interest to include tutorials in general as well, sorry for the spamminess here :(
TGping Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I would definitely be interested in a tutorial type post as well :)
therockingpurple Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
awesomeness!! <3
Lady-Elita-1 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks my friend for showing me this :la: and I did use it. take a look. [link] ^^ hope you like it... its my OC Causeway.
originalnameless Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
people assume: 'if i find it on the internet, it's okay for me to use it in my project'
so true, a friend of mine :iconbernce: just fell victim of an opportunistic idiot who used his artwork without permission :rage:
dyemooch Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That bites! I'm sorry to hear that your friend had someone using his artwork. I hope the situation was taken care of!
originalnameless Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sadly, it isn't... but he's dealing with it calmly :)
windraven Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you for posting this and making it available to everyone. You rock! :D
PriscillaTR Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
Daaaaaaamn, I love how you color the background. Specially when the scene takes place in the space!

I remember looking at the first page of Defiance #1 for hours trying to figure out how you've managed to color such a beautiful spacey sky~ <3 But the answer is pretty obvious, isn't it?Because YOU ARE AWESOME, you >:I
dyemooch Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I am 0% awesome; you are 100% awesome.
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