I am fascinated by this little moon, messing around with ring particles. When I decided to paint Daphnis I knew that it probably looks nothing like this. It must have a thick layer of ring particles covering it’s surface and erasing any craters, or other interesting features this little body might have. But recent Cassini … Continue reading Daphnis
A completed art piece featuring the moon of Europa and Jupiter. This is a fully digital artwork starting off with creating the moon and Jupiter in 3ds Max. After rendering high resolution images, separately, of Europa and Jupiter. Then the final compositing was done in Photoshop: adding glows, flares, and special FX. The red and … Continue reading Europa and Jupiter
Since joining IAAA recently,. . .I’ve really enjoyed this group and been inspired. I dug this out as this SpaceShip One artwork was one of my first completed artworks involving aviation and astronomical art, . . . since it IS technically a space ship. When Scaled Composites, headed by Burt Rutan started their space program, … Continue reading SpaceShip One – One of my first Aviation/Space piece
My latest mesh, the Delta II rocket. I did a whole load of different booster and fairing configurations.
Members of the IAAA were invited to show this past October at The 48th American Astronomical Societies, Division of Planetary Sciences, The Art of Planetary Sciences Art show.. Whew! We had a number of IAAA artists showing this year, Marilynn Flynn, Michelle Rouch, Samuel Dietze, Mark Pestana, Lucy West-Binnal, Michael Carroll, Simon Kregar, and Dave … Continue reading The Art of Planetary Sciences Art show, DPS
During the week of September 12-16, 2016, the IAAA put on an art show exhibit at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SPACE 2016 Forum and Exposition, held at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California. Here I am along with fellow IAAA space artists, AIAA members, and great pals, Michelle Rouch … Continue reading IAAA at the AIAA Space 2016 Forum and Exposition
Did you know that Mayor Jonathan Rothchild declared September “Space Exploration Month” in Tucson? We are celebrating the declaration of Space Exploration Month! Wednesday, September 7, 2016, in association with the University of Arizona, R Bar, and Maynards Market Place, Time in Cosmology will feature “Space Exploration Night” which includes the famous Physics Bus and … Continue reading The Tucson-Chapter celebrates Osiris REx!
Click on the small image to see a larger version. This is a rendering of a Dornier design for a space tug. It accepts up to 6 additional fuel tanks in pairs. There was not much reference information available, (the basic shape was well defined), so I have ad libbed a bit with the details!
MOL Art from the Collection of John B. Charles August through September 2016 Evelyn Meador Branch Library (Seabrook, Texas) 2400 North Meyer Avenue, Seabrook, TX 77586 (Found on the collectSPACE member forum.) From the collectSPACE member forum. John’s collection of vintage paintings illustrating the U.S. Air Force’s Manned Orbiting Laboratory is on display now through … Continue reading MOL Art from the Collection of John B. Charles
Vero Beach Museum of Art (Florida) Out of this World: The Art and Artists of NASA June 25, 2016 – September 25, 2016 3001 Riverside Park Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963 (Found on the collectSPACE member forum.) From the website: “Out of this World: The Art and Artists of NASA,” opening June 25 in the … Continue reading Vero Beach Museum of Art: “Out of this World: The Art and Artists of NASA”