Day 18/100 (5/25 #tinytuesdays) : "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding. Original cover art by Anthony Gross. 17 x 27 mm. ⛅️ Lord of the Flies is a 1954 dystopian novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results.
Day 5/100 (2/25 Mondays) : Named after the Roman god of war, Mars is often described as the "Red Planet" because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance. 28 x 28 mm. SOLD. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #microcosmmondays #miniature #watercolor #art #mars
Day 10/100 : "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand. The manuscript was rejected by twelve publishers before editor Archibald Ogden at the Bobbs-Merrill Company risked his job to get it published. "The Fountainhead" turned out to be Rand's first major literary success, selling more than 6.5 million copies worldwide. 29 x 17 mm.
Day 21/100 (6/25 #microcosmmondays) : The most extraordinary feature on Jupiter is undoubtedly the Great Red Spot, a giant hurricane-like storm seen for more than 300 years. At its widest, the Great Red Spot is three times the diameter of the Earth. 27 x 27 mm. ⚡️ THIS PAINTING WILL BE UP FOR AUCTION FOR A WEEK STARTING ON 8 APRIL 2015. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #miniature #watercolour #art #jupiter #greatredspot #space
Man, oh man, I've missed painting tiny things! It's so good to be back. Here goes. Day 33/100 (9/25 #microcosmmondays). The young stars of 30 Doradus in the Tarantula Nebula. ✨ 29 x 29 mm. Photo credit: NASA, ESA, ESO, D. Lennon and the Hubble Heritage Team. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #miniature #watercolour #art #tarantula #nebula #nasa #space
Day 38/100 (10/25 #tinytuesdays) : "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville. 15 x 20 mm. Although the novel was a commercial failure and out of print at the time of the author's death in 1891, its reputation as a Great American Novel grew during the twentieth century. William Faulkner confessed he wished he had written it himself, and D. H. Lawrence called it "one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world", and "the greatest book of the sea ever written". - Wikipedia
Day 17/100 (5/25 #microcosmmondays) : A portion of the Monkey Head Nebula : a collection of carved knots of gas and dust silhouettes against glowing gas. 30 x 30 mm. ✨ THIS PAINTING WILL BE UP FOR AUCTION FOR A WEEK STARTING ON 2 APRIL 2015. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #miniature #watercolour #art #monkeyheadnebula