Embryonic stages of a bat, a gibbon and a human. Ernst Haeckel. 1905.
This is a first attempt at scientific illustration, started months ago and finished today. I actually really enjoy this paper texture, too. Clickthrough to DeviantArt.
Some more pages from my Golden Guides! These things had so many cool facts. Each are 160 pages.
In order of appearance: Reptiles & Amphibians, Stars, Exotic Plants for Home and Garden, Hallucinogenic Plants, Non-Flowering Plants, Zoo Animals, Venomous Animals, Endangered Animals, Bats of the World, and Rocks and Minerals.
Sketches for a set of Colorado wildflower cards I’m doing. Prickly poppy and Mexican coneflower. More to come!
NASA concept art depicts the New Horizons space probe encountering an object in the Kuiper Belt, a “city-sized icy relic left over from the birth of our solar system.” (NASA)