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Friday, June 17, 2011

Art for Science Fiction

"Jupiter Rising" with Olen in reception room, Womancare
Science fiction images intrigue me. They always have.

Today, I had a chance to revisit a painting I created a few years ago. This acrylic painting on canvas, "Jupiter Rising," is owned by Womancare of Williamsburg. It is part of a series in which I painted planet images in unusual ways, sometimes with forceful waves crashing in front of the fantasy planet.

Because I enjoy this type of imagery so much I often wonder if I should write science fiction or fantasy.

Perhaps not. After all, it is the imagery I love, not the fantasy writing.

What kinds of images do you like? Do you enjoy science fiction or fantasy? Does the imagery you prefer influence your writing in any way?


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

That's a cool painting you created, Monti! Maybe you should write science fiction.

Marian Allen said...

I don't know if the images influence the writing or the writing influences the images, or if I just like sf/fantasy writing AND sf/fantasy art. How's that for a weasely answer? lol!

Beautiful painting!

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Enid Wilson said...

You're so talented! I love the painting. I'm writing a sci-fi romance right now and I think you should try it too. It's so good to break all the rules.

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Monti said...

Thanks, Alex, Marian, and Enid. I do love the idea of science fiction and fantasy, but I've never read any. Maybe I just like the pictures!s