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The making of the Cosmonautics Day poster (2015)

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Yay, it’s our favorite holiday again! We’ve got three options this time: we can commemorate Belka and Strelka, drink some champagne in zero gravity or update the current understanding of stars.

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Art director: Let’s go with the star.

Sending the sketch to the experts so they can create a scientifically correct Sun.

Drawing based on the sketch. Getting the planets’ position and sizes right.

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The star is easy to find.

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Performing the necessary manipulations.

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Transferring the star onto canvas. Adding planets with fragments of previous posters.

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Placing the planets on their correct places and starting to draw.

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