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A Splash in the Cosmic Ocean
The message is simple here, I think. The blobby bit at the top of the splash is supposed to be a certain planet. This image appeared on the cover of the December 1999 issue of the British SF magazine Noesis. I found out many years after making this p...
Keywords: ocean, Earth, water, surreal, traditional art
Beyond Magritte's Door
I based this painting closely on La Réponse Imprevue ('The Unexpected Answer') by the Belgian surrealist – a title that means, as far as I can tell, and as with most of Magritte's titles, absolutely nothing whatsoever. In his picture the hole in t...
Keywords: Magritte, surreal, traditional art, Moon, Earth
What have we here? The universe in a glass ball, resting on a table. I got the idea from the novel of the same name by Gregory Benford. It tells the story of some scientists who inadvertently create a wormhole in a laboratory.
Keywords: wormhole, surreal, universe, cosmology, galaxy, spiral galaxy
Even more surrealism featuring the planet Earth. Again, the background is from an original painting of mine. The water was made in Bryce. And the whole thing was stitched together in Photoshop.
Keywords: Earth, water, ocean, surreal, planet, terrestrial planet
Which came first – the Earth or the Egg? The background is from a painting I did some time ago. The rest was originally taken from a digital photograph of an egg. The photo was very low resolution, so I had to paint over it in Photoshop, to sharpen...
Keywords: surreal, Earth, Horsehead nebula, nebula, surreal
I got the idea for this just by seeing a photograph of some mushrooms on the front of a greetings card. I made a sketch with pencil, scanned it, and added all the bits and pieces in Photoshop. Et voilà: funky fungus.
Keywords: Earth, Mars, Venus, surreal, landscape
Planet of Life
The Earth as a fragment of DNA, a symbolic image characterising Earth's position as the only planet (so far) known to exhibit life.
Keywords: Earth, surreal, Moon, planet, terrestrial planet
This grew out of a photo, taken in Thailand. Originally there was a Buddha head in the tree roots.
Keywords: Earth, surreal