At the end of each month we want to inform you about general space and science fiction related stuff that has happened, promote contests and show you all the daily deviations that have been given out by us last month. If you have any suggestions or proposals please let us know.
- Official homepage of NASA
- Official homepage of ESA
- Official homepage of CNSA
- Official homepage of ROSCOSMOS
Center of Power
Our second contest, Center of Power is in full progress. You still have time until Silvester! We are looking forward to your awesome entries
To make it short and easy: please take a look at my "Tutorial Collection". You can find it here. These guides should help you to get started with space art. Some of them are for beginners, some for advanced artists. We are constantly on the hunt for new tutorials and if you have any suggestions and links to helpful tutorials, please note taenaron or gucken.
The second collection is about resources related to space art. We try to collect as many as possible for you. Please have a look at the Resources Collection.
Check it out: #SpaceArt Enjoy the growing community there. Already a long memberlist and a growing number of regular participants. We are about to organize some interviews with some very nice artists. Keep an eye on the channel!!!
November 2009 - Daily Deviations
The best suggester of this month have been JoeyJazz and Hieyizar and Atramina
STARBIRTH by DKF
Suggester said: One unique picture from one unique artist. The nice vision and painting skills are combined very nice in this piece. The warm colors and the interesting concept make this picture really outstanding. Don't forget to check the rest of this artist's gallery!
Snowboarding With A Robot - by DanLuVisiArt
Hourglass by Tr1umph
The suggester said: The amazing painting skills and the nice colors make this space art piece really amazing. The tiny details can make me look this piece for hours! The rest of this artist's gallery is as amazing!
What a fitting title! This artwork really reminds me of some sort of intergalactic hourglass, and no pun intended: I could stare at it for hours!
Warmachine: Charger by HUQing
The suggester said: This deadly "Warmachine" is simply scary and shows an indomable strength. The amazing ~shuqing brought it to life with maestry, and a superb colouring.
Spaceship by yonaz
Ruthless Gravity by AdamBurn
The suggester said: An amazing piece of Space art with wonderful matching colours and an awesome setting! The ruthless gravitational magic also seems to attract the viewer!
Seakeeps by guitfiddle
MATTE PAINTING - Babel Myth by fstarno
The suggester said: The time will come, and one fine morning you will see from the window just such a world! He will shine in front of you in the new shades and colors! There will come a new era, an era of new discoveries ...
THE WAR.. by Langewong
The secret of existence by Caboodle
What a funny and original concept this is. Very well excecuted, the artist shows us the secret of existence.
Seti. VI by R3V4N
The suggester said: Simple at first glance but really powerfull with longer exposure. Hidden behind all the stars, one would like to explore this galaxy that gives you the feeling that comes from something far, far away.
Sparky_001 by tariq12
Suggester said: The scary and strange creature *tariq12 shows us in this piece is really original and gives off a intriguing sensation that makes one shudder. The dramatic lighting and each single detail on this creature makes of this piece a pleasure for the eye!
China Tower by torvenius
The suggester said: The dark charm of this "China Tower" is not only attractive but almost addictive. The way each stroke is done gives this piece a special touch, and the soft red lights are a delightful "extra" I simply love, mixed with the deep fog effect.
Alpha by sphereuk
Suggester said: Absolutely stunning details of the planet and very well executed background makes this piece one of the most exceptional pictures of its time.
Reach Nebula by Nameless-Designer
The suggester says: Alien colours, clever structure and that right amount of details make this picture just perfect for a DD.
Escape by flyingdebris
Suggester said: full of motion and wonderful details, this painting is just an example of the amazing works to be found in this deviant's gallery.
I second that!
Space SLums by SC4V3NG3R
The composition and perspective are elements that make this piece so exceptional. You can really imagine the cold and hard days in slums like these in a possible future.
Havona by ANTIFAN-REAL
The suggester says: I found this, and I thought straight away~ WOW. How could this NOT get a DD yet!? It's AMAZING. It's an astounding and breathtaking picture! It truly deserves it!
A very known masterpiece in the space art genre by the one and only Gary Tonge! Don't forget to visit the rest of this artist's gallery!
SFSS by magpies7
The suggester says: "SFSS" is a beautiful piece with a gorgeous futuristic scene and a well developed character with great detailing and a skilled colouring!
What a wonderful piece of art showing us a wonderful scene and brilliant colouring techniques!
Crescent by shirosynth
The suggester says: Classical piece that was probably lost in time. I hope that not forever. It's mood is one of a few - deep, mystique but mostly... ...epic.
Don't forget to visit the rest of this legendary space artist's gallery!
Attackof the Gibzter by Meshuggah52
The suggester says: The scale, perspectives and design of the creature is epic in every way - A true masterpiece. Let's give this fresh new deviant a huge welcome by awarding him with a well deserved DD! What an amazing piece of work to open up a gallery! Please take your time to welcome this fairly new deviant.
Nexa by FotoN-3
I wonder what this robotic woman is up to. The interesting scenery and good use of perspective and painting technique capture the viewer at the very first sight in this work's world.
bg002 by dennis-yeung
Suggester said: This piece doesn't need a title to draw attention. Blade Runner atmosphere, very well executed color use and a perfect depth together bring out a pleasure for the eye.
Noirmatica Nyroschael March by d-vega
The many details, the wonderful colours and the funny design are truly exceptional and deserve a DD very much! (
Ask the dust by waugh
The suggester says: Great composition, detailed textures, mind-blowing color spectre and one of the most beautiful background nebulae you'll ever see. What else do you want from Space Art?
En route by sekido54
Suggester said: Dynamics, speed and power - these are the main features of this piece. Along with the right amount of detail, wise colors and perfect POV. Lock'n'Load!
Archangel by alltheoriginalnames
I definitely want one of those jetpacks when they will be sold for regular customers in the future!
sky city by Falarsimons
The suggester says: This almost-speedpaint has such an awesome traditional feeling. And it's not just the mood but also ingenious designs that make this picture interesting. Make sure to go through the rest of artist's gallery.
Mutant by whmurai
The suggester says: Sick drawing skills, like the air bubbles and the spikes, also the colors are really great!
This captured creature seems to be kept imprisoned against its own will. As a viewer I'd like to smash in the glass of this scientific tube and rescue this individual!
A great piece in which one could lose oneself in!
Cid In Space by goodbrush situate us in a distressing position as it is having your helmet broken while being floating outern space. The composition is simple fantastic, and so is the colouring. Plaese, give an eye to the amazing details from the spaceship! Superb! (comment by suggester)
boost by djahal is a breath taking image with incredible details and sense of realism. Be sure to check out the rest of his gallery!
Dreamgate by Grivetart
This piece of work truly operates as a gate to our dreams.
Battle Rage Prologue 2 by creativTortur
The suggester says: You look at this at first time and you just know this took a lot of time and effort - the amount of detail is incredible. On second glance you realize it has some distinguished style as well.
The suggester says: Violet VS Steelmec by Tyrus88 is classic scifi: giant robots, alien beasts and gun totting chicks from space. Great use of perspective to make the giant robots truly massive.
With great skill and exceptional painting techniques Escape from earth by viag shows us the dramatic scene of a massive evacuation in a distant future.
Finale by Zen-Master
The suggester says: The atmosphere is just full of anticipation before the ultimate struggle - sense of scale and depth is mind-blowing. Not to mention interesting color choice and nice details.
Final Confrontation by Hideyoshi has it all! A really cool mecha-dragon, a very dynamic composition and some sick painting skills! What else do you need?
Hide and Seek by NateHallinanArt
The suggester says: Nice design, interesting color use and well executed texturing support perfect post-apocalyptic mood.
URS01 in hangar by arsenixc
The suggester says: What catches your eye in this deviation by ~arsenixc is the immense level of detail all over the picture. Combined with great textures and lightning this picture is pure eye-candy. The submarine looks just great, and you can get lost following all the ladders, pipes and structures in the background.
Lost spaceship by paul-cz
The suggester says: The easiness and scale, beauty and atmosphere all mingled in this picture... Well I hope this ship will find its home.
Twin City by camilkuo
A very nice executed futuristic cityscape. I really love the details and overall composition. It gives a perfect sense of scale and depth.
Tethered Island by aaronsimscompany
Aaron Sims' take on futuristic space stations combines amazing details, an interesting concept and remarkable painting skills into one incredible piece of art.
Car Trouble by Joe-Roberts
The suggester says: How to turn a daily routine problem into an interesting event? Simply - create an artistic piece of it and cover it in ever-slick sci-fi coat.
Forgotten by BryanCa
Spray paint art has been fascinating me for years. There are only a few people here on deviantart that do this kind of art. ~BryanCa is one of them. Go check out his gallery for more!
Path to Terra by Punakettu
Do you need anything more than an awesomely detailed bot walking on moon? I don't think so. I personally fell in love with the light in this scene.
heavy infantry by mikrob
Imagine a fight against those bots. How would you feel? A perfect speedpainting with a lot of atmosphere.
glacial terror by Wallasaurus
The dynamics of the picture is simply awesome. You can nearly hear the awful sounds of the monster.
Ad infinitum by nisht
A beautiful scene with impressive details and lighting.
Doctor Who - David Tennant by caldwellart
It easily could be a photo. Amazing details and realism make this image stand out. Be sure to check out his gallery!!!
Urban Raid - Agent Maria by markhontucan
I love the style, I love the colors, I love the light. What about you?
It's striking, full of details and it's green. Reactor by Folko-S has it all! This artist really deserves much more attention, as his gallery is full of creative images. Be sure to check out his other works as well!
___00 by sinix
I love the wide-angle feeling of this image. Nicely done! Make sure to check out his other images!
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