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Commission: Eos by Planetrix Commission: Eos :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 38 6 Happy 18th, DA! by Planetrix Happy 18th, DA! :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 17 2 Commission: Vextrea by Planetrix Commission: Vextrea :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 42 14 Punch Through by Planetrix Punch Through :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 56 6 [OPEN] Icy Planet 003 by Planetrix [OPEN] Icy Planet 003 :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 55 9 [OPEN] Forested 001 by Planetrix [OPEN] Forested 001 :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 35 13 In Plain Sight by Planetrix In Plain Sight :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 104 19 The Castor System by Planetrix The Castor System :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 51 27 WIP: The Castor System by Planetrix WIP: The Castor System :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 25 9 Sun practice by Planetrix Sun practice :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 32 6 Treasure Planet (Collaboration) by Planetrix Treasure Planet (Collaboration) :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 120 41 Art Trade: Inreliqua by Planetrix Art Trade: Inreliqua :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 94 20 Too clever by half by Planetrix Too clever by half :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 52 5 Commission for grantenier: Planet Kylex by Planetrix Commission for grantenier: Planet Kylex :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 53 29 Planetrix's Commission Sheet by Planetrix Planetrix's Commission Sheet :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 8 4 Raffle Prize: Slivr by Planetrix Raffle Prize: Slivr :iconplanetrix:Planetrix 54 7

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Galaxy The-Core by layerZero Galaxy The-Core :iconlayerzero:layerZero 118 18 In The Clear by layerZero In The Clear :iconlayerzero:layerZero 35 1 A Vision from Europa by layerZero A Vision from Europa :iconlayerzero:layerZero 175 16 The Solar System by Jlombardi The Solar System :iconjlombardi:Jlombardi 16 6 Solar System v 2 by Jlombardi Solar System v 2 :iconjlombardi:Jlombardi 19 10 Hades' Star - Blue Star Artifact by GabrielBStiernstrom Hades' Star - Blue Star Artifact :icongabrielbstiernstrom:GabrielBStiernstrom 231 7 Infernal Nebula by layerZero Infernal Nebula :iconlayerzero:layerZero 141 15 Protoplanetary by layerZero Protoplanetary :iconlayerzero:layerZero 25 2 Emancipated by ANTIFAN-REAL Emancipated :iconantifan-real:ANTIFAN-REAL 480 25 A Storm Upon Jove by OliverInk A Storm Upon Jove :iconoliverink:OliverInk 71 21 Space season 1 (8/10) - Nebula/Galaxy by Shark90art Space season 1 (8/10) - Nebula/Galaxy :iconshark90art:Shark90art 24 0 Ardens Umbram by R3V4N Ardens Umbram :iconr3v4n:R3V4N 141 34 Divine Cavalry by R3V4N Divine Cavalry :iconr3v4n:R3V4N 93 68 In the shadow of... by R3V4N In the shadow of... :iconr3v4n:R3V4N 199 106 My heaven is Your hell by R3V4N My heaven is Your hell :iconr3v4n:R3V4N 305 160 Epilogue by R3V4N Epilogue :iconr3v4n:R3V4N 764 183

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Software developer, writer and game master, branching out into visual arts. I started using GIMP years ago for small photo alterations, then gradually moved through online tutorials into more advanced territory. Would like to create art for several space-themed games and apps, but I'm definitely still learning the ropes. Feedback and comments are greatly appreciated!

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Stepping back again today from solar bodies to showcase more astronaut pictures.  Because without them, we won't be going anywhere.


Coincidence Wallpaper Edition by msinanucler
Yuri by spkregar Astronaut by thomaswievegg  Astronaut by FredStesney
Zero G by BoldCat
Frozen Clouds by imaKuteMole Exploring the Unknown by Kaioshen
Drowning by GabrielGajdos
.Inktober Day 1 - Exploration by iLDS Skull 17 (50Skulls) by crazycolleeny
Space Surfing by NicebleedArt Cosmonaut in asteroid field by VadimSadovski
A New World by SpartanK42
Mission Mars / Book cover by Dofresh Crash Site by VITOGH
Stellarnaut v2.0 by JoeyJazz Commission for Wintersweet by longestdistance
Mission failed by PedroDeElizalde
Martian etude 2 by Unita-N A window into infinity by Unita-N
Good morning by tebeprivet


“HERE MEN FROM THE PLANET EARTH

FIRST SET FOOT UPON THE MOON

JULY 1969, A.D.

WE CAME IN PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND”
-- The words on a plaque left on the Moon by Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong.



That's it for today!  If you ever wondered about the minutia of space travel and all its weird, yet mundane details (how *does* one test a toilet before it goes into space?), I highly recommend the book Packing for Mars by Mary Roach.


Here's my first feature on astronauts, for those interested:


The Planetarium: Ep. 11 -- Astronauts 
 ~ Looking Out ~
In the entire course of human history, only a handful of us have escaped the Earth's atmosphere and gazed out at the burning stars.  
This feature is all about astronauts (and cosmonauts), our first cosmic explorers.

  

 
  
Astronaut Trio by Saccstry Interstellar Fan-art by DanarArt
Astronaut in outer space by VadimSadovski
“Exploration is in our nature. We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We a




Until next time,

-- Planetrix

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The Planetarium: Ep. 26 -- JupiterThere is very little that could surpass the natural beauty of Jupiter's swirling clouds.  The images coming back from the Juno spacecraft last year were, quite simply, stunning.  To capture that in art is a task undertaken by the brave souls of this week's feature, and they did not disappoint!

 

 
 

 Planet Jupiter by marquis2000
Meeting of moons by JustV23
Jupiter Assault by JonHrubesch



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Just something I've been dabbling in lately:

July2018 Acrylic Pours, batch 2 by Planetrix
If I haven't been as active on here lately it's because we're working on selling our house at the moment.  Hoping to post some more art soonish, but it's had to take a back seat to other areas of my life.

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Chocaboo Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the llama!
It's very kind and much appreciated! Heart pastel small 2 Pixel Rose Bullet - Pastel Pink 
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PrinceCharmingLoki Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019
Your gallery is awesome
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Planetrix Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
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PrinceCharmingLoki Featured By Owner 3 days ago
You're welcome :hug:
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Ducklover2 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019  New Deviant
Thank you for giving me my 10th llama!!!! :D :D :D
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adhista Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2019  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the llama ^^
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wx8740 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
obrigado pela lhama... felicidades
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CreativeKittyDe Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
Thank you for the Llama
Unbenannt-1j by CreativeKittyDe  
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fractured100 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama, Here's one for you!
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DonaldMoore909 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2018
So this is Christmas, what have you done, another year almost over,  a new one just about to begin, so have a Merry Christmas and have a Llama too!!!
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