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Illustration Friday: Atmosphere

Baseball on Mars illustration by Christina Rodriguez.

Happy Friday! I’ve been working on finishes for Adelita and the Calabacita Cousins but wanted to show something from one of my newest award-winning releases, Baseball on Mars, for this week’s Illustration Friday.  In this scene, Roberto and his Dad’s imaginations run wild as they enter the atmosphere of Mars on their homemade spaceship.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

Reader Comments (9)

This is so cool! I love the perspective and the colors are sublime!
August 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNina Crittenden
I adore these warm colors!
August 20, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdosankodebbie
I just know that cat falls off eventually. He or she floats away and is adopted by little green men. Someday the cat will return to earth in a spacesuit especially designed for him. Armed with a robotic body that the cat can navigate from the helmit. With it's tail of course!
August 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSharon Wagner
love the colours in this piece...wonderful work
August 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDiana Evans
Astronaut Kitties from Mars, Sharon? Sounds like a pulp sci-fi idea. "They came to con-purr Earth!" :)
August 21, 2010 | Registered CommenterChristina Rodriguez
Love, love, love that pink sky! It casts such a beautiful glow on everything. Fantastic work, as always.
August 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChandler
Hi Christina! I haven't visited for awhile. Your new book looks fabulous! So cool that it's winning awards. Hope all is well with you!
August 23, 2010 | Unregistered Commenternina seven
Fantastic illustration!
August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa Liban
Hey Christina! I love your illustration! What a strange cooincidence....I have a Roberto in space for my atmosphere illustation too! :O) Great minds.......:o)
August 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjack foster

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