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Another one of the many failed attempts at producing an intelligent species. Here is all that remains of a species that failed to reconcile economic growth, energy requirements and ecological issues. This is the best preserved of their cities, inundated by rising sea levels, caused through a runaway ‘Greenhouse’ effect.
The city is actually quite well preserved, considering that exo-archaeologists, calculate that more than a millennium has passed since any living creature last walked, swam or flew on the planet.
Now a planetary laboratory, the planet, now known as Reek, is used to test new terraforming processes.
It is thought that if this planet can be brought back to life, then the problems that beset Old Earth, can at last be addressed.
ArtMatic Voyager 2.0 . . . No post work . . .

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Love to make art on my Mac and ride bikes, both Hugh powered and motorised.
I am an optimistic, opinionated, atheist, sceptic . . .

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  • SpinningAngel
    SpinningAngelabout 3 years ago

    Love the underwater effect – fabulous to have new effects to work with – this is exceptional Hugh!!! :-)

  • Thank you Angela, having more control over the atmosphere helps a lot . . . :-D

    – Hugh Fathers

  • Craig Hitchens - Spiritual Digital Art
    Craig Hitchens...about 3 years ago

    Wicked! Looks great, some truth to that story perhaps!

  • I hope not Craig, I think humans need to be close to the edge, it’s where all the fun, excitement and progress happens. Our species is at it’s best, when faced with adversary . . .
    Pleased you like the images Craig, thank you . . .

    – Hugh Fathers

  • Ann Morgan
    Ann Morganabout 3 years ago

    Great picture nice effects and atmosphere. Nice story.

  • Thank you Ann . . .

    – Hugh Fathers

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 3 years ago

    Sounds like here – fantastic work, Hugh

  • Just a bit . . . :-D
    Thanks Shulie . . .

    – Hugh Fathers

  • BingoStar
    BingoStarabout 3 years ago

    What a great creation Hugh

  • Thank you Bobbijo . . .

    – Hugh Fathers

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorabout 3 years ago

    Amazing!! :)

  • Thank you Keith . . .

    – Hugh Fathers

  • shadowlea
    shadowleaabout 3 years ago

    I thought you were talking about earth (future of course) at first…must be a twin…reek a perfect name for this I imagine…Great colours and effects hugh

  • Thank you Irene, it could go either way but I’m backing the human’s . . . :-D

    – Hugh Fathers

  • mjart66
    mjart66about 3 years ago

    cool – looks like an ops hay ;-)

  • Thanks Dave, although I have to admit, I have no idea what an ‘ops hay’ is . . .

    – Hugh Fathers

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