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Hey guys, there are many programs to create day skyboxes with clouds, but are there any that can also do night ones? I'm in desperate need of a high res star skybox, no moon, no planets, just stars, but there are none anywhere on the net that I could find, and so I'm wondering if there is a program I can buy to make one?


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I'd check out a few photoshop tutorials if I were you. They are generally deceptively easy to make: http://www.photoshopessentials.com/photo-effects/starry-sky/

Thats just a random one I grabbed, just google 'photoshop stars tutorial'.

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Some links that may be of interest:


http://www.diardsoftware.com/ (software...dunno if it's worthwhile)


http://gallery.artofgregmartin.com/tuts_arts/making_a_star_field.html (photoshop tutorial)



And here's some stars I made using a Photoshop action (preview attached)


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hope it's of some use to you...


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This might be of use LINK



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I use texture maker it can generate good clouds and stars ,you can combine them to more realistic look.

I will post a pic when I get home.


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