Amusing reflections on human interaction with the cosmos
2021 Escape Route, Water colour, gouache and ink on Fine Art Paper, 39 x48 cm
A wealthy billionaire has already explored taking his automobile into space in preparation for an escape from the pollution and congestion that the internal combustion engine has caused on the blue planet.
2017 Wot! No Beatles, Water colour, gouache and ink on Fine Art Paper, 39 x48 cm
When Voyager finally arrives at a distant civilization they might be surprised to fin no Beatles song on the golden disc.
2017, Saving the dinosaurs, , Water colour, gouache and ink on Arches Paper, 38 x 50 cm
Sooner or later a hero will need to be found to track down and harpoon an errant asteroid and prevent it colliding with the blue planet. Suggested by Moby Dick.
2017, Red Sunset" , Water colour, gouache and ink on Arches paper, 37 x 55 cm
At some time in the distant future a few surviving space explorers will witness the blue planet being engulfed in an expanding red sunset. Suggested by The Raft of the Medusa
2017, Life on Mars, Water colour, gouache and ink on Arches Paper, 39 x 48 cm
At the end of David Bowie's song "Life an Mars" you hear a telephone ringing. It inspired me to conceive of a Mars rover digging into the surface of the planet Mars and discovering human forms embedded in crystals.