Glow in the Dark Galaxy Painting for SpaceX

Glow in the Dark Galaxy Painting for SpaceX

 

Cathrin Machin created this absolutely incredible glow in the dark painting of Galaxy NGC3190 - a stunningly beautiful galaxy situated in the Leo constellation, discovered by William Herschel some 243 years ago. The painting is based on a composite image created by award winning astro-photographer Robert Gendler, who's probably best known for his work on the Andromeda Galaxy. Here's more about the project from Cathrin's Imgur post...

"I've been painting for two years, and I really wanted to give back to those who inspired me. Lets put it this way - I'm obsessed with SpaceX... Damn I love those guys! So I set a plan in action to surprise them with this oil painting! Hundreds of hours of stinking like turps and one year later - here it is!

Because its so huge and fragile, I thought I'd host a little Kickstarter to help with the transportation costs to send it half way around the old pale blue dot (from Australia to the US). Needless to say the campaign has well and truly blown my socks off! - Cheers guys for all the support!!

Long story short - We've only gone and become the most funded Australian Art project of all time in the first 4 days! What the actual...."

Glow in the Dark Galaxy Painting for SpaceX

Glow in the Dark Galaxy Painting for SpaceX

Glow in the Dark Galaxy Painting for SpaceX

Glow in the Dark Galaxy Painting for SpaceX



Glowing Galaxies Kickstarter

Artist: Cathrin Machin

(via: Imgur)

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November 16 2017



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