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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...

Blue Ice
Triton, Neptune's largest satellite, orbits at such a distance that, from its surface, Neptune appears roughly sixteen times the diameter of our Moon as seen from the Earth. Out here, the Sun is 900 times fainter than we know it, but still brighter t...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Neptune, Triton, landscape, satellite, traditional art, ice g...

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...

Long-Distance Caller
This picture was a commission for the cover of the UK magazine Quest , in June 1997. The image's title is indicative of the fact that many comets come from way beyond the Solar System – taking millions of years to get here – and are in essence on...
Keywords: landscape, comet, traditional art...

Ringleader
Welcome to my hypothetical planet, Ringleader, one of my earlier attempts at astronomical art. Like Uranus in our own Solar System, it's tipped over so that its rings are are nearly perpendicular to the plane in which it orbits. Here you have a view ...
Keywords: exoplanet, planet, ring, landscape, traditional art, surface...

Shepherd's Delight
An artist's impression of a hypothetical Earth-type planet in the vicinity of Barnard 33, also known as. the Horsehead Nebula because, well, it looks like a horse's head. At least that's what people claim. So what you're seeing here is a cloud of gas...
Keywords: nebula, Horsehead nebula, landscape, satellite, traditional art, exoplanet, surf...

Sojourner
This is my impression of the Mars Pathfinder rover, called Sojourner, which touched down safely on the Red Planet on American Independence Day in 1997. The craft itself actually landed in a lava flood plain – chosen because it was flat and easier t...
Keywords: Mars, rover, Pathfinder, Sojourner, landscape, traditional art...

Tides of Fire
This picture shows Jupiter seen from the surface of its closest Galilean moon, Io. Because Io is so close to Jupiter, it is constantly engaged in a tug-of-war with the planet's considerable gravity. On Earth, the Moon's gravitational pull, and to a l...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Jupiter, landscape, traditional art, volcanism...

Wish You Were Here
Well, seems like a nice place to go for a holiday if you ask me! The large rock is based on Durdle Door, a natural stone arch in Dorset, England. The rest of the picture just sprang from somewhere at the back of my mind....
Keywords: exoplanet, planet, ocean, satellite, ring, landscape, traditional art, water, su...

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