A Galactic Journey
This large acrylic painting was painted using air brush techniques and
masking of areas to emphasize planets and large stars.
I have always had an interest in painting scenes that depict outer space
ever since I saw the first Star Trek series on television (TOS).
It's hard to argue with what things really look like "out there,"
so painting what I imagine is always fun. I have done several of these
paintings. The difficult part is painting every distant star one at a
In regards to using your imagination about outer space, and as wierd as
it sounds, a discovery was made when astronomers from the Max Plank Institute
studied Sagittarius B2, which is a dust colud near the center of that
galaxy. What they confirmed with the studies of the dust clouds was that
the chemical ethyl formate was found. And why is that of interest? This
is the chemical that smells and tastes like rasberries!
[acrylic painted in 2016; shown at Sans Moca Gallery. Second Place Professional
award in the 2016 Buhl Day Art Show]
[Price: $1500 + Shipping and Handling]
[Painting size: 37.5" by 37.5"]