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Midado by AdamBurn Midado by AdamBurn
This was a commission I was asked to do for a new Online MMO called Midado-Online, The site is [link]

The requested concept was the earth in a state of emergency, the surface on one side is always facing the sun as its rotation has stopped and it gets very got. The atmosphere is escaping at the poles causing aurora and other nasty things to happen, also the moon exploded.

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Noble--6 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Really cool concept - nice work!
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felipewii1 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
f***king amazing ;)
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Helge129 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
",also the moon exploded." That made me chuckle a bit :P

This looks awesome like all of your work.
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devilscalling Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012
not to sund like a dick....but f the earth stopped spinning everything on its surface including a few hundred feet of dirt would be ripped free and thrown into space.....its an epic picture though
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AdamBurn Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Not really, it's not the spin of the planet that keeps us rooted to the ground its the size and mass of the planet, the moon doesn't spin at all one side always faces the Earth yet there is gravity keeping all the very loose dust and rocks rooted. The magnetic field around Earth would keep going as well as that's not caused by the earth spinning but by molten rock spinning rapidly around the solid iron core, physics 1-0-1 hot liquid moving rapidly around a solid iron core = magnetic field. If the Earth did stop spinning it would have a huge effect on the weather, with one side always in sunlight and one in dark coldness there would be some epic storms especially across the border between night and day, maybe even permanent storms.
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BurningArrows Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
I think what he's trying to say is, due to the fact that the Earth actually spins quite fast, a halt like that would be noticeable on the surface... like, if someone is flung several feet to the left. It might not actually throw things out into space, though.
...But what do I know? I'm not an astronomer.
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daiokaio Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011
absolutely beautiful. All done with photoshop? Painter?
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AdamBurn Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
All done in Photoshop, and using a Wacom graphics tablet :ahoy:
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daiokaio Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011
nice! i have a wacom tablet, but I don't have any drawing experience. I think i need to take some courses in drawing first before i can tackle photoshop or painter. I'll use your work for inspiration. Thanks.
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