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
Beyond the Frontier
Our first contest, Unkown Moons, is over and we got a lot of awesome entries (120 in total ). Thanks a lot to all who participated! We hope you understand that the judging take some time as real life sometimes needs more time. We are going to post the results including the winners soon. Being at that point, don't miss the next contest in our series. The topic is going to be "Center of Power" and we expect you to take part Look out for the news article!
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!!!
October 2009 - Daily Deviations
The best suggester of this month have been Atramina and aRchAng3lZz
Inferno by ifreex
The suggester said: The nuclear inferno of the stellar realms is very well represented in ~ifreex's appropriately named Inferno, featuring a classic sense of perspective and composition with the newer style of making digital space art in application. Sure to be an inspiring wallpaper, when considering the seemingly commonplace scene it represents.
03. Thegg Mining Outpost by theLovas. An awesome scene by a pretty unkown artist here on dA. Perfect execution meets colors out of this world. You definately should support him and his art!
Coesite by powerpointer
Gods point of view!
Volatile by sumopiggy
One of his typical nebulae. What I love the most about them are the vibrant and strong colors.
Mechs are a Girl's BestFriend by transfuse reflects in an exagerated mode a reality we're about to live soon, since it's truth that day by day more girls prefer a technoligical gadget instead a diamond as present! Anyway, this beautiful piece has a great composition and message I loved since the very first time I saw it. Not only the character is lovely, but the robot has a curious and original design! (suggester's thought)
Retribution Battleship by The-First-Magelord
The amount of details and hours spent on this work are clearly visible and very admirable!
Genocide by Abiogenisis
Suggester said: Introducing an unique piece of Sci-Fi to you. It is showing a genuine side of alien life undergone by sober creatures furthermore the onefold atmosphere creates a predicate, that even aliens are not perfect. Whereas these individuals seem to be remote from us we can still feel with them, with their problems inasmuch as our world has those as well. ~Abiogenisis had a vision in 2007, stay tuned and please enjoy !
Chaos Unleashed by ChrisCold
The suggester said: There is no doubt that the chaos is unleashed in this piece. The details and the really nice colors give this exceptional explosion the sense of power. Makes me wonder who is so brave and crazy and go there by his own will.
C'mon; everyone knows that you have to check out explosions at close range!
Temples of Sandy Empire by AlexNIKO
The suggester said: A rather nice representation of a planet with somewhat dense atmosphere, ~AlexNIKO's Temples of Sandy Empire seems to show the magnificence of geological formations on extrasolar planets.
Colony_47 by Artush
Suggester said: A beautifully calm but yet dramatic space scene that combines lovely and tranquil blue tones with a colourful centre piece. Perfect for a desktop with many icons where you don't want to hide that beautiful background of yours.
Weight of the World by Kaioshen
Many details and a great composition make this piece of art very outstanding and great to look at!
.:Speedpaint_88:. by David-Holland
Suggester said: The maestry *concept-on-mac put in his works is unique. Every single detail seems perffect to my eyes, and each stroke gives more and more life to his pieces. The colours and design of this one is specially attracting and keep me looking at it, discovering new hidden details on it. Simply amazing!
Thou shalt not kill by Vilk42 shows a wonderful dark sci-fic photomanipulation. I especially love how the red color of the robe stands out and catches the eye!
Versus by saejinoh
The suggester said: Excellent!
- Damn right!
Man vs machine by Arkiniano
Such a vibrant picture simply deserves more attention. I really love the robots details!
Imprisoned by jamajurabaev
Suggester said: I think this piece is great due to lighting, composition, and dynamics. Very stylized work as well
So,Commander,what is your plan by Suirebit
Well, if the artist's plan was to create an amazing piece of art, then it definitely worked out!
Newborn Istina by agnidevi has a gorgeous lighting, beautiful and well-developed characters and an incredible futuristic aura that makes of it a pleasure for the sight. Comment by suggester.
Wind towers by gregmks
An extraordinary scene from an extraordinary artist. His gallery is a must have-seen!
A B A N D O N by reammm
Suggester said:The idea of a futuristic element in the middle of a savage and inhospitable natural enviroment is always fascinating. In this case, the gorgeous solid colouring, and the androgynous beauty of the character do the rest to turn this piece into a fantastic one!
The Empire by geograpcics could also be a photo. The quality is amazing and the render really harmonizes with the stock. I'm still waiting for this kind of buildings in my reality!!
robot repair service by rtil
A very lovely scene that shows the viewer how lifeless things like robots can rouse emotions in us.
Renasci by sweetcorn
steampunk bot design by Reza-ilyasa
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