The challenge is spacey, man!
See the blog Expatriatism for a list of the other worthy participants, including my artist niece, and links to their daily drawings.
Day 18: Our assignment was to draw Outer Space.
EXT. OUTER SPACE. DAY (OR IS IT NIGHT?)
Also Sprach Zarathustra plays in the background. Start weird whiny noise…
Confuse viewers for a couple hours (replay weird whiny noise; show weird big rock)
This is about as “outer space” as it gets for me and those of us for whom 2001: A Space Odyssey was our first grown-up movie. Those of us for whom the year 2001 sounded extremely futuristic in (ahem) 1968.
Okay, yeah. 45 years later, we still don’t understand it. But it’s iconic, and the Blue Danube space station landing was about the coolest cinematic event ever.
But then again, when I think of outer space, I also start singing…
Ground control to Major Tom…