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I have wanted to paint an image based on the formation of a solar system for quite some time but I was having artist block coming up with a composition so one day a while back I was looking at one of my moon shots and the image for my painting popped into my head, this is the result. I even used my moon shot as a base to paint over for the planet in the FG. The moon base was shot with my SPC900NC webcam as a mosaic with my CGEM-800 set up and the rest is painted in CS5 with over 400 layers using my Wacom Tablet.

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Comment by Nick Dudish on March 6, 2017 at 1:36pm

You are thinking out of the box! Great.

Comment by Philip A Cruden on December 4, 2016 at 2:43pm

Thanks Nick. I have a lot more on my site. Here is the link if you would like to have a look. http://www.billionplanetsquest.com/ The images are towards the bottom of the main page. Cheers, Phil

Comment by Nick Dudish on December 4, 2016 at 7:35am

Comment by Nick Dudish on December 4, 2016 at 7:35am

Stunning!

Comment by Thomas Seok Hwan Kong on February 4, 2013 at 10:21pm

Amazing picuture

You are talented.

Comment by Philip's Astro Art on December 19, 2011 at 10:23am

Hey Trevor, thanks man, this one was a real fun one for me to paint, I have started a new one that involves a comet, I will hopefully have it done mid January now that work has slowed a bit.

Comment by Philip's Astro Art on December 19, 2011 at 10:19am

Hey Marc, thanks, amizing how out of this chaos life can form.

Comment by Trevor Woodrow on December 19, 2011 at 10:12am

Love this Phil, so alive,so active and angery.

Comment by Marc Basti on December 7, 2011 at 5:02pm

Really looks like total chaos. Good job Philip. Marc

Comment by Philip's Astro Art on December 7, 2011 at 9:11am

Hey Chris, thanks man, I am glad you like it. In my real line of work I am an Art Director/Production Designer Producer ans Film Director in the Animation Industry so pretty much everthing I do is for CG animated flims and TV series. Currently my company has been contracted to design a new game for Disney to be released with Epic Mickey 3. We are doing all the designs and for the first incubation period we are handling all the animation and EFX along with the sets. We are using After Effects, Maya and 3D Max. If you have seen BACK AT THE BARNYARD or PLANET SHEEN on Nick you have seen some of my companies work. I started using 3D software all the back on Amega 4000, man things have come a long way. Thanks again for your comments, all the best, man PS if you go to this page you can see the body of work I have done over the last 20 years. http://www.philipsastroart.com/Credits.html

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