Rainbow Art Journal – Nebula

There are so many layers of watercolour on this page. I usually only work in two or three layers so this was a real exercise in patience for me as I waited for each saturated layer to (slowly) dry. The idea was to depict a figure floating inside a nebula. Is that even scientifically possible? No idea! I didn’t bother consulting my astronomy nerd husband because accuracy doesn’t bother me. The spacesuit would possibly set someone’s teeth on edge too as I cobbled it together from various references to spacesuits from different countries and different eras and then simplified the forms.

75 - Nebula

7 thoughts on “Rainbow Art Journal – Nebula

  1. I love this one. Deep space has never looked more beautiful. There’s so much depth. I also like your astronaut. Very expressive face. I’m worried she’s running out of oxygen or something. Also I like her suit.

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