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The End of Major Gravel Stone by derektye05 The End of Major Gravel Stone :iconderektye05:derektye05 0 0 Kenku by derektye05 Kenku :iconderektye05:derektye05 1 0 Tortal by derektye05 Tortal :iconderektye05:derektye05 2 0 The Exploration by derektye05 The Exploration :iconderektye05:derektye05 19 1 Soterios Environmental Suit by derektye05 Soterios Environmental Suit :iconderektye05:derektye05 2 1 RSET Planetary Exploration Suit by derektye05 RSET Planetary Exploration Suit :iconderektye05:derektye05 29 4 Brain Worm by derektye05 Brain Worm :iconderektye05:derektye05 1 0 Soterios1b by derektye05 Soterios1b :iconderektye05:derektye05 2 0 Minerva by derektye05 Minerva :iconderektye05:derektye05 3 0 Spire Worm by derektye05 Spire Worm :iconderektye05:derektye05 11 3 Soterios Larva by derektye05 Soterios Larva :iconderektye05:derektye05 4 5 RSET Helmet by derektye05 RSET Helmet :iconderektye05:derektye05 4 1 Planet 4A by derektye05 Planet 4A :iconderektye05:derektye05 2 0 Soterios Alien Embryo by derektye05 Soterios Alien Embryo :iconderektye05:derektye05 8 1 Soterios - Remastered by derektye05 Soterios - Remastered :iconderektye05:derektye05 15 2 Planet Soterios - New by derektye05 Planet Soterios - New :iconderektye05:derektye05 3 0

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Derek
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Artist Statement
I believe the most captivating and inspiring artworks tell a grand story, the artists who create them; timeless storytellers. For this exhibit, I want to tell a compelling story of science fiction through works of my own using various media. The works on display range from sculptural forms, created from clay, found objects, or a combination of the two, to digital paintings created with the a Wacom pad and a blend of photography.


I have always had a fascination for science fiction and the biology (or theoretical biology) that escorts it. My inspiration stems from the original Star Wars trilogy, the Alien trilogy, and Star Trek. Without these influential and groundbreaking movies/series, I truly believe the focus on space, and what is outside of our own planet would never have reached the levels that it has. I hope that my art, and the stories it will tell, will influence others in a similar fashion.
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-Prologue-

Location : Sector 7-B, Torin System
Time : 2:33pm C.E.T.
Date : Oct 11, 2271

Lucas Vann, explorer of worlds and legend to the people of earth, instinctively presses the blinking com button on his ship's console.
"This is Vann." He says with a raspy voice that only comes from a mixture of age and ridiculous amounts of smoke inhalation.
"Vann, it's a beautiful day here on Earth," the speaker above Vanns head chirps.
"I can only imagine." Vann responds with more than a hint of sarcasm.
"Want a live feed? I can get one for you." the comm cracks back.
"What do you want, Chuck?" Vann asks blankly, ending any chance for further banter.
"Control needs to know if you are ready for arrival," Chuck states soberly.
"I'm ready and Everything is in-check." Vann's voice is harsh, and cuts to the point.
"Command gives you the green light, Vann. Good luck, God speed, and safe travels."
The bright green light to the left of the comm switch fades into black. With the slightest swish of his hand, Vann flips three switches, pushes a button, and sits back in his seat. He closes his eyes, locks his hands behind his head and visibly relaxes as the speckled white and olive planet looming out of his ship's front window grows larger and larger.

Nearly ten minutes pass before the ship enters the atmosphere, causing it to shake violently and burst into flames. None of this seems to phase Vann, as he's been through this scenario before. A few moments later the ship has landed softly on the planet's rough surface. Vann sits forward, opens a compartment near his right arm and pulls out a crinkled pack of cigarettes. He opens the pack with the flick of his thumb while reading a monitor describing the planets atmosphere, toxicity levels, and physical hazards.

Pulling a pen lighter from his left pocket, he lights his cig and takes a long drag before exhaling the smoke from his nostrils. "Twenty-Eight." he says to himself in a half whisper half cough. It's the number of planets he's visited, explored, and documented for the sake of science.

Vann lifts his left leg up and kicks a large lever that causes the entire front end of the ship to open like a door, exposing him to ice-covered mountains as far as he could see. He pushes himself out of his seat, turns around and scoops up his clear fishbowl-of-a-helmet and twists it into place over his head.

He doesn't even take more than five steps into the snow when a white hair-covered giant insect leaps from the powder and ends his prestigious career.



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:iconbladien:
Bladien Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hey, thanks for the fave!
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SaraPlante Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013   General Artist
Hello!

I just wanted to thank you for checking out my blog and leaving such a nice comment :) You are officially the first!

I took a quick look at your gallery and really enjoyed your your latest work Desert Fun. I love solid shapes of colors and crisp edges, you really compiled those things well in your piece!

Best of luck and thank you again!

Sara
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ForestDwellerHouses Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the favs, I truly appreciate it and I 'm glad you like the work!
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Thedarksurge Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Would be really great if you could enter :) [link]
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kartiksharma Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012   General Artist
Happy Birthday my sweetest of friend! :D
Have the most amazing one!
Party Hard! :) :) :)
Enjoy to the core!!! ♥ ♥
May God bless to the best!!! x]
Have fun!! (:
Wishing you all the best for the future with luck, health, wealth, happiness and love (: ♥ :D :)
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Thedarksurge Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think all your work is amazing!! Great gallery :)
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Blaknite Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
Welcome to All-The-Characters
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Please review the group rules and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.
Also we currently have a contest going, please take a look [link]
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Dandzialf Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012   Digital Artist
Welcome back Derek :)
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derektye05 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks Dandzialf! :D
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RollingTomorrow Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012   General Artist
:la: Welcome to :iconwriters--club:! :la:

:typerhappy: We're glad to have you as a member and look forward to seeing your contributions! :typerhappy:

:iconlaspinplz: We also hold a lot of contests with great prizes, so keep your eye out for them! :iconlaspinplz:
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