The President of the IAAA presents some of the organizations artwork, as well as some of his own, and explains how and why space art is so important to all of us.
Libros Hubo muchas reseñas de libros el mes pasado. Gary Dalkin reseña la colección de 10 historias Feast and Famine: Book Review – Feast and Famine by Adrian Tchaikovsky. Steve Fahnestalk nos recomienda el libro The Heavens Rise de Christopher Rice (el hijo de Anne Rice, para más detalles) en Book Review — A Spooky […]
Steven Hobbs encourages us to look to the skies.
The IAAA Visions of Mars Gallery
Space Art from the mind and hand of Raymond Cassel, space calendar cover artist!
The space art of Marilynn Flynn – one of the few earth-based artists to have her work flown in space.
IAAA Gallery features Michael C. Turner – Galactic Visionary
Chris Williams has taken an unusual path to artistic expression: he sculpts astronomical objects out of star stuff (our world and everything in it is star stuff) that fold and weave our scientific understanding of these objects into the forms he creates. From furniture maker to star maker, Chris enjoys the physical aspects of his […]
A newcomer to the Space Art community, Christopher Doll is combining his life-long love of Astronomy and Space Travel with the skills he learned as an Industrial Designer. “I’ve always been a compulsive sketch artist, drawing spacecraft and space scenes as far back as I can remember. All through college and well into my career […]
Julie Rodríguez Jones is an independent artist both physically and stylistically. Julie’s space art usually falls into the impressionistic category (colloquially we call ourselves “swirlies” in the IAAA) —though not always and she will often incorporate her space art into her other styles of art especially liturgical art which is the mainstay of her business, […]
Cataclysmic Binary stars (cataclysmic variables) are star systems in which a white dwarf star and a companion star are locked in a dance of death; matter drawn from the companion can eventually cause the white dwarf to enter into a state of runaway fusion, leading to a series of recurrent dwarf nova explosions. Mark A. […]
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“Creativity exists well within structure. I thrive by having limitations to work within.” Pat Rawlings concluded his TEDxNASA presentation with those words. It is hard to imagine a better definition of the process of creating science fiction or of working with a team of scientists and engineers who are attempting to create,visualize and obtain funding […]
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Dan Durda is a Renaissance Man. Saying that invokes visions of the man as artist – painting, sculpture, close studies of perspective and perhaps human anatomy, but those visions fall far short of the reality that is Dan Durda. He certainly is an artist of both the classical and digital variety, but he is also: […]
Today we begin a new bi-weekly feature that introduces the art and history of the members of the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA), a group of artists who have as their collective forte the illustration and presentation of scientifically accurate depictions of space, the planets and the hardware that we will use to get […]