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Flight of the Eagle
This is my first go at soft pastels (not oil pastels) in about 18 years. The background crater field is almost entirely black and white pastel on grey card, but I added some highlights with a white coloured pencil. The ship, meanwhile, was painted in...
Keywords: crater, Moon, Eagle, traditional art, spacecraft
Commissioned for the cover of the prestigious British journal journal Nature, this image illustrates a story about the large asteroid Vesta being hit by a smaller one, long ago. The impact is thought to have caused Vesta's southern-hemisphere crater....
Keywords: asteroid, Vesta, collision, impact
High above the Earth, an asteroid a few kilometres across enters our planet's atmosphere at a speed of several kilometres per second. At that velocity, it is only a matter of seconds before the asteroid smashes into the surface, vaporising both itsel...
Keywords: Earth, asteroid, impact, collision