Monday, June 25, 2012

Illustration Friday: Space

I love making pictures with lots of stars! And linocuts really lend themselves to rich blacks. So, needless to say, I've made a lot of artwork that fits itself into this week's Illustration Friday theme, Space. Since I've done several blog posts about images of our planet from space, I thought I'd share some art that mostly features stars.



Above are the closing and opening pages from my artist book, Earth.


This was a messy test piece I made for a book, but I really like the way it turned out. The quote is by NASA Astronaut, Edgar Mitchell. "My view of our planet was a glimpse of divinity."


And here's a little night sky picture from my series of Colorado images. Now I'm off to make more stars for my next picture based on The Night Circus!




6 comments:

  1. I do like your "messy" test piece as well. I think it's quite charming!

    P.S.: Thanks for your lovely words!

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  2. I love your stars with the bright colors against the black. I've been doing some linos myself lately so it's great to find your blog!

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  3. Your blog is wonderful. love your star spangled illos!

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  4. How are you faring in all your fires?
    May luck and hope be on your side!

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  5. Thanks, Dinah- We are fine in Steamboat (so far.) There are soooo many fires in other places in Colorado, though. It's really heartbreaking.

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