Paintings: Mars

Here are some of my paintings relating to Mars, displayed in reverse chronological order. Click on any one for a larger view and a caption.

MARS ATTACK


Painting commissioned as cover art for the sci-fi novel "The Greater Good" by Scott N. Giarman.

(Oil on board, 8 x 10 inches, 2014).

MARS DUST STORM


Painting depicting a dust storm approaching a human landing site on Mars.

(Oil on board, 13 x 24 inches, 2013).

HUMAN EXPLORATION OF DEIMOS


Painting depicting the human exploration of Mars's outer moon, Deimos.

(Oil on board, 8 x 10 inches, 2012).


PRESSURIZED ROVER ON MARS


Painting depicting a pressurized rover exploring the Valles Marineris canyon system on Mars.

(Acrylic on canvas, 12 x 24 inches, 2011).


NORTH POLE OF PHOBOS


Painting depicting a view of Mars from the North Pole of the planet's dark inner moon, Phobos.

(Acrylic on canvas, 18 x 24 inches, 2011).


ARRIVAL AT PHOBOS


Painting depicting a hybrid nuclear and solar powered spacecraft in orbit around Mars, as seen from its inner moon, Phobos.

(Acrylic on board, 16 x 20 inches, 2011).


MARS FROM DEIMOS


Painting depicting Mars as seen from the dark surface of its outer moon, Deimos.

(Acrylic on board, 16 x 20 inches, 2010).

 


HUMANS EXPLORE PHOBOS


Painting depicting the human exploration of Mars's inner moon, Phobos. Spacecraft is a nuclear thermal rocket.

(Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, 2008)


MARS MOBILITY SYSTEMS


Painting depicting a human mission to Valles Marineris on Mars and the use of a pressurized rover and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) as surface mobility systems.

(Acrylic on board, 9 x 11.5 inches, 2004).


MARS RETURN JOURNEY


Painting depicting a nuclear thermal rocket departing Mars on its return journey to Earth.

(Acrylic on board, 5 x 8 inches, 2004)


MARS FROM DEIMOS


Painting depicting Mars as seen from the vicinity of its outer moon, Deimos.

(Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, 2003)


FLASHLINE ON MARS


Painting depicting the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station imagined on Mars. Painting executed inside the FMARS on Devon Island, Arctic, on 28 July 2001.

(Watercolor and ink, 12 x 9 inches, 2001)

 


THE HAB WAS VISIBLE IN THE DISTANCE


Painting depicting a pressurized rover equipped with a tethered balloon returning to the expedition's habitat on the floor of Valles Marineris on Mars.

(Watercolor, 5 x 7 inches, 2000).