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"The Wooden Spaceships" by Alan Gutierrez

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Another 'oldie' from 1988, from the cover of the book by Bob Shaw, published by Baen Books. The story is about two worlds connected by a common atmosphere (like an hourglass) and with a medieval society using airships to explore the other connected world. Oil on masonite.

16 Aug 200745 Anonymous
This peice is totally rockin'. Great job!!!!!!!!
2 Sep 200745 Unaussprechliche Kultist
Aha, The Ragged Astronauts trilogy! And that IS the Norwegian flag. Good job, sir.

:-) Alan Gutierrez replies: "Thanks! I wished I'd done that last Bob Shaw book in the trilogy..."
3 Sep 2007:-) Invicta
This is oil paint? Well you could have fooled me, I thought it was photoshop!

:-) Alan Gutierrez replies: "Thanks! Actually, these days, I prefer PS to traditional painting...So much easier!"
20 Dec 2007:-) David Michael
This is your other truly great picture, in my opinion. The story behind it, and that it tells, is just so COOL. *I* want to ride in an airship like that! *I* want to command a fleet of them to explore distant worlds! They're definitely the coolest airships I've ever seen, taking inspiration from the best of the great sailing ships (ah, so classic! So beautiful!) and adding such wonderfully fantastical twists. They're uniquely and SPECIFICALLY designed. And then the colors and clouds, as usual, set the perfect mood of rising beauty and adventure. It's operatic in scope. The possibilities are endless. Just bring me that horizon...
20 Jan 2008:-) Emelie Gidlund
Amazing! I’m stunned
26 Apr 200845 Elrin
I want that airship too!1
26 Apr 2008:-) Twyla Aidylasia McKee
wow, that is awesome! the lighting is so well done, too. I love how the sides of the ship get the 3-D effect!
24 Sep 200845 Anonimity Incarnate

sorry, could’nt contain myself, Good job. this is just EPIC!!! I CANT BELIEVe.... sorry again.
30 Apr 2009:-) Celia Brisinger Maddy
Where can I get one of these, how do you fly it, and how much does it cost?
24 Dec 2009:-) Marco J. Cavet
I really like these steampunk style pictures.
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'The Wooden Spaceships':
 • Created by: :-) Alan Gutierrez
 • Copyright: ©Alan Gutierrez. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Airships, Skies, Warships
 • Categories: Spaceships, Ships, Bessels, Transportation..., Book Illustration
 • Techniques: Airbrush, Sprayed, Oil Paint
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2004-10-17 11:13:32
 • Submitted: 2004-10-07 01:44:30
 • Views: 10480
 • Resolution: 1000x697

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