Earth and Moon Process


I started by asking some friends for a word each for inspiration. Their words were:

cotton, fancy, stars, light

Then I did a bunch of thumbnails until I found an idea I was happy with. I used photos of the sky at dawn and of the Orion Nebula through the Hubble Telescope as inspiration for the colours. The stars are (loosely) the constellations seen in the month of May.

Work in Progress – Jade Bridge by Day


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Here’s the day version of Jade Bridge, with most of the crew in all their flat-colour glory. Some distant future day: shading and shadows.

I’m kind of pleased with perceived improvement in puzzling out proportions.

Can you tell which four people I used references for and which six I just winged it?

(I hope it’s not as obvious as it feels, hahah.)