Now that the space shuttles have been put into retirement, do we have any hope of finding new planets out there, one day even colonizing them?
It’s all very expensive and I wouldn’t wish to live anywhere but Earth but searches will continue I’m sure, when they stop needing the money to buy weapons, new horizons will be explored, new beginnings will be accomplished…

FEATURED in Favourite Fantasy Creations

The Desert background stock by LostSoulsArt
Added all the mountains and water, one from huntere15 – The Exodus Surface with water. Temple by hubert61, sky from ashensorrow.

This sci-fi work and many others available as laptop skins at Society6

Vanessa Barklay is RavenMadd, accomplished digital artist who has sold work on and off Red Bubble, lives in Far Nth Queensland, Australia – specializing in Fantasy, Mythology, History and Space inspired artworks.

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  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Vanessa…Thought provoking comments :) xx

  • Thank you for enjoying it Carol, appreciate your comment! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Another fab. creation Vanessa, beautifully done.

  • Thank you Andrea, these are a real joy to make! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • rain-dogs
    rain-dogsover 3 years ago

    Most excellent work Vanessa you have a real flare for the futuristic sci-fi look you could be a cover editor……….easily

  • Thanks for that nice compliment on this one mate, I really enjoyed making this and the others, maybe someone will offer me a job one day… :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 3 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thanks so much Simon, really appreciate your comment! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • strawberries
    strawberriesover 3 years ago

  • Oh wow, thank you so very much strawberries and Favourite Fantasy Creations!! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • SpinningAngel
    SpinningAngelover 3 years ago

    Wow! Love this one too – the lighting is excellent! :-0

  • Thank you so much, I spent ages on the lighting, nice of you to notice! lol :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Sazzart
    Sazzartover 3 years ago

  • Thank you, I love your Cosmic comment! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersover 3 years ago

    Great image!! . . .

  • Thanks alot, these were so cool to make, I had been wanting to do some scenes like this for a while! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Nadya Johnson
    Nadya Johnsonover 3 years ago

    Your innovative artwork has been Featured in Cutting Edge! (Topic of the week: SPACE, the Final Frontier: be sure to visit the Permanent Gallery of Features, and check out our newest Challenge, Future Visions! )

    Congratulations, Vanessa!

  • Oh thank you Nadya, that is wonderful news, I am glad you enjoyed my visions of the future! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

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