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    I thought I would give this challenge a try and give myself some practice with the techniques I recently learned or am still learning.
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    Not too bad at all for a beginner.
    If the radiance of a thousand suns was to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One...I am become Death, the Shatterer of worlds.
    -J. Robert Oppenheimer (father of the atom bomb) alluding to The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 11, Verse 32)


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    How great to see a new member jump straight into a challenge. The challenges are there to improve your skills (and there's nothing like a bit fairy dust reward and a time-limit to do that). The only thing I would suggest at this stage (as you're mapping onto a sphere) is to use the spherical distortion filter (or GIMP equivalent) to spherise your clouds and sea texture.

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    Thanks for the welcome guys. Also thanks for the suggestion ravells.

    I used a lens distortion here to give the image more spherical depth.
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