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I am an artist and illustrator in Colorado. My art ranges from 3-d digital illustration to traditional fine art. My 3-d illustrations tend to be product and science fiction in nature. This stems from my education as an industrial designer. In my wildlife artwork I marvel at the beauty and processes in nature and I consider myself a naturalist, studying nature through my sketches. My goal is to express those details and emotions in my illustrations that can be lost through photography. The natural world is a wonder and a joy to observe and I want to capture and share it’s amazement.

  • Joined: October 2010

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OSIRIS REx and the Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS REx spacecraft is undertaking a complex mission. Launched in September of 2016, it will reach the asteroid Bennu in the fall of 2018. After a detailed examination of the type C or carbonaceous asteroid it will slowly contact the surface using a sample retrieval arm. The sample will then be placed into a special reentry vessel for return to Earth. / The model of OSIRIS REx was built …
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Exoworlds a Visual Exploration

You can view the animation at “https://vimeo.com/261710268” / Inspiration for this series comes from NASA imagery of Jupiter and its moons. In particular an image from Voyager 1 of Europa passing near Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, casting a shadow on the surface. The moon dwarfed by Jupiter’s clouds, shows the immense scale of the planet. Additionally the amazing images being sent my the …
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