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      nolgroth is offline
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    I tried my hand at this a while back (using Gimp). I used a Sparks brush with the paintbrush tool at a relatively low opacity to paint in the city lights. I can't actually find the original picture but I'll post it if I come across it.

    I like how yours is coming out kridenow. I will be watching with interest.
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    Well, I moved to another office and went from Photoshop CS3 to an older version.
    And the .psd file doesn't open correctly (all layers are fused into one).

    So I guess the work on this will have to wait until I find a way to get back all my layers
    (as well as the world map of the planet Andoria from Star Trek I just started to work on...)


    I was considering darkening a bit more the shadowy region and lessen the stars brightness (and remove the brightest, large, one at the bottom).

    Pierre

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    Save each layer as a png, or something like that which supports transparency, and then put it on a disk or email it to yourself. When you open the new layer in the older version the transparency might still be there but if not it'll probably be a solid color that you can easily delete. Also, write down if the layer has a blend mode.
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    That probably woul d be what I should do... however.... accessing my former office place is a tad... difficult

    So I guess this work is lost anyway, unfortunately.
    And time to restart my map of Andoria (I'll post early work soon I hope)

    Pierre

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    Very nice, but you should add some lights further inland.

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