2017 Roadmap to Space Settlement Student Art Contest Gallery

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The following three images were the winners of the 2017 NSS Roadmap to Space Settlement Student Art Contest, followed by five Honorable Mentions.

Grand Prize Winner:
2017 student art contest Transportation Logistics on Mars
Transportation Logistics on Mars
by Vlad-Adrian Muresan
University of Arts and Design, Romania

Description: The painting depicts a moment in which astronauts create transportation systems for travelling the distance between the Red Planet and Earth. I wanted to convey a feeling of innovative creativity of the space equipment, all these objects being placed in a surreal-like environment. Tools used: Acrylic colors..

First Prize Winner Grade 12:
2017 student art contest Another Day at Mars
Another Day at Mars
by Deniz Gülbaharli
Istanbul, Turkey

Description: My artwork displays an everyday scene from a Martian colony. Two settlers are working at greenhouses located some distance away from the main habitats. Their transportation vehicle has eight large wheels to move in Martian sand and several solar panels to reduce the need for fuel. The settlement provides its water from sources at Mars. Main base of the colony is at the background. Tools Used: Most of the project is drawn in Sketch Up. Additions such as the vehicle are drawn in Windows Paint. Later, artwork has been edited using Photoshop.

First Prize Winner Grade 10:
2017 student art contest Ride on the Moon
Ride on the Moon
by Alexandru-Cristian Sima
National Collage Mihai Eminescu, Romania

Description: Two astronauts are exploring the Moon. Behind them is their spaceship, the lunar settlement, and an antenna. Tools Used: Cinema 4D, Unreal Engine 4, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom.

Honorable Mention:
2017 student art contest A View from Mars
A View from Mars
by Alexandru-Cristian Sima
National Collage Mihai Eminescu, Romania

Description: This is a base in a canyon on the surface of Mars. The great base has in its surroundings an antena,an ore factory and a greenhouse with a deposit. The cars are exploring the planet for resources and some of them are collecting ores. Tools Used: Cinema 4D, Unreal Engine 4, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom.

Honorable Mention:
2017 student art contest Reflection
Reflection
by Alexandru-Cristian Sima
National Collage Mihai Eminescu, Romania

Description: The astronaut is working at his space settlement, which is reflected in his visor, along with his spaceship. Tools Used: Water colors, crayons.

Honorable Mention:
2017 student art contest Wonders of the Sky
Wonders of the Sky
by Jeswin Antony
8th Grade, M. T. H. S, Chelakkottukara, India

Description: We now enjoy seeing the Moon in the starry night sky. We expect a time in the future when we look and wonder at the beauty of the Earth from the Moon. Tools Used: Gimp 2.8.

Honorable Mention:
2017 student art contest People Living and Researching in a Space Settlement
People Living and Researching in a Space Settlement
by Dash Darshan Gurbaxani
University level, Maharashtra, India

Description: Two airtight domes of crack-proof material provide a protective covering to the settlement and forested areas, trap the inner gases, protect from harmful rays of the sun, and maintain internal pressure. City and forested areas are separated in individual domes and are interconnected through tunnels for circulation of clean air. A spaceport for transportation of human and goods is situated away from the settlement. Tools Used: Crayons, water colors, brushes, spray paints, pencil colors, pencils, eraser, color pens.

Honorable Mention (Medicine in Space Category):
2017 student art contest Health Care Center
Health Care Center
by Satya Deepya Malla
Andhra Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, India

Description: The artwork depicts the hustle and bustle of a health care center in a space settlement. Be it on the Earth or in space, health care is of major importance. We can see patients being carried on stretchers and taken into wards, and doctors and nurses helping a woman to walk. These are common sights in a hospital on Earth. A health care center in a space settlement would not look much different. Tools Used: Poster colors.

 

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