Paint Your Own Nebula With This Cool Online App

Ever wanted to paint your own nebula?

Well, now you can, with Neonflames at It’s an awesome “toy” that allows you to easily create your own nebula-like masterpieces.

Of course, they’re not exactly like the images from the Hubble Space Telescope. But if you try hard enough, they can come pretty close. You can also get some very interesting results if you play with the colors (click the images to see their full-size):

Depth Perception

And just for comparison, here’s an actual Nebula:

Nebula NGC 604 (Image courtesy NASA)
Nebula NGC 604 (Image courtesy NASA)

So go play with the options and see what you can come up with.


Rob Schwarz

Writer, blogger, and part-time peddler of mysterious tales. Editor-in-chief of Stranger Dimensions.