A traveller seeks the light. There is another way to travel the stars, without using warp drive. In Spiritualist meditation, the “merkabah vessel” is visualised, affording safe transit of the etheric realm. Folklore has this geometric form that combines two tetrahedrons, one inverted, as central to everything from powering Atlantis to forming the stardrives of UFOs.

Featured in Spirit & Psychic Peace , 30/05/10
Featured in Creation , 16/03/2011
Featured in Cutting Edge , 14/07/2011
Top Ten finisher, “Cutting Edge” Eve of Change challenge, 30/03/2011

M4 rendered in Poser. Vessel built from Poser primitives, own textures. Background rendered with Bryce. Image assembled using The GIMP, layer modes and masking used.

Thank you to Santamaria who bought a greeting card of this work.

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Comments

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic image!! . . .
    Good stuff!! . . .

  • Thanks Hugh. The geometry of this thing was fascinating to work with. Cheers!

    – virgosun

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...almost 5 years ago

    Great concept . . . great execution. Love it!

  • Cheers, you two, and thank you very much! It was a very soothing piece to work on.

    – virgosun

  • shadowlee
    shadowleealmost 5 years ago

    Not only fascinating reading the work is superb, excellant textures and compostioin

  • Ha, could have written pages trying to explain the shape, in the first draft of the picture I had it totally wrong and had to rebuild. Got it right at last… still so much to learn. Cheers mate :-)

    – virgosun

  • Edzie
    Edziealmost 5 years ago

    You’ re going to get some great reactions with this! Good one!

  • Nice quiet Easter today, mate? Yeah, I hope so, it’s a nice peaceful image. Cheers :-)

    – virgosun

  • frogster
    frogsteralmost 5 years ago

    Now this is so very cool

  • Hey frogs, glad you like, this was a nice one to put together. Cheers!

    – virgosun

  • Santamaria
    Santamariaalmost 5 years ago

    aah..at last a merka(v) bah image on RB— great stuff!!

  • Yes, I’ve not seen any others yet… I had to build this in order to visualise it, glad I did. Thank you :-D

    – virgosun

  • Jo Ross
    Jo Rossalmost 5 years ago

  • Cheers Red, thank you!

    – virgosun

  • Andrea Maréchal
    Andrea Maréchalalmost 5 years ago

    A real unique image. Great idea.

  • Thank you, Silberflug, glad you like :-)

    – virgosun

  • Ostar-Digital
    Ostar-Digitalalmost 5 years ago

    This is outstanding work and very deep in meaning.

  • There is so much about the universe we do not know yet… Cheers, thank you.

    – virgosun

  • frogster
    frogsteralmost 5 years ago

  • Thanks so much, Larry – great news to come home to :-)

    – virgosun

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