Rising of the Milky Way by Eskiworks

Rising of the Milky Way

Eskiworks

25 August 2015 at 15:16:35 MDT

We humans have always been looking to the stars; be it for guidance, for relaxation, or out of curiosity, we always gaze with a sense of wonder. I like to think that werewolves might have the same urge to explore the constellations. They might build their mythos from the sky's formations, and study it with heartfelt awe. I wanted this piece to convey the clarity of a night sky untouched by light pollution, with the cool heavenly colors only the cosmos can offer. I hope I touched on that sense of connectedness I get when I see the night sky.

Recommended listening - https://youtu.be/hrw7Wp2q8nY
Work in progress shots - http://eskiworks.tumblr.com/post/127583095178

My piece for the 2016 werewolf calendar! I am so excited to be back for this coming year, with a couple of wintry werewolves in awe of the night sky. This piece was such an intense pleasure to work on.

Pre-orders for the 2016 Werewolf Calendar open on September 1st!

http://werewolfcalendar.com/

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    This is absolutely incredible!

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    A still more glorious dawn awaits / not a sunrise, but a galaxy-rise / a morning filled with 400 billion suns / the rising of the milky way

    Gorgeous art as always <3 and now I must go listen to A Glorious Dawn.

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    I just love this; I've always loved your winter-y pieces the best, and this is just beyond gorgeous!!! Thank you for sharing this with us! :)

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    Breathtaking ;u;

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    A beautiful skyscape. I love the snow and mountains too.

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    This is so incredibly detailed and colourful. * ^* Even when the sky seems to be the centrepiece, the landscape and characters too were wonderfully detailed.

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    This is beautiful!

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    Absolutely beautiful, very nice colors.

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    This is definately one of your best works ever.
    Absolutely incredible work.
    I love the lighting, tone, atmosphere and just over all look of everything.

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    Incredible! I think this piece combined every aspect that makes your work great into one wonderful package. It also makes me want to go outside and experience something similar. <3

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    This is quite spectacular!

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    Absolutely lovely!! Going out to a good dark sky site is something I'd recommend to anyone, because it really is an amazing experience!! You can see so many things you normally can't around city lights +o+

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    In a world/location without light pollution, I imagine werewolves would probably have a good time speculating about what's up there! The night sky is awfully nice, when you can see it. I wonder what sort of mythology or explanations a werewolf might come up with!

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    I adore the lighting here, it's simply fantastic. Kudos on it <3

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    Awesome work! Really cool.

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    "Not a sunrise but a Galaxy rise, a morning filled with 400 billion suns "

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    Universe is magic

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    I have the calendar, and love love LOVE this!