The ship that came to port did not float upon the water

Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water

One does not often see a ship of such size landing on the beach. But more extraordinary than its size was the fact that it did not land at all. From its hidden decks issued a flock of mechanical beasts.

Advertisement

Created by Romanian concept artist Adrian Baluta, these illustrations run the gamut from awe-inspiring to utterly cute (how can you resist the kitten with wings?). You can see more of Baluta's work on his CG Society portfolio page.

Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water
Advertisement
Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water
Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water
Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water
Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water
Advertisement
Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water
Illustration for article titled The ship that came to port did not float upon the water
Advertisement

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

coverclock
Chip Overclock®

The opening piece, of the craft hovering over the water, reminds me very much of Ken MacLeod's excellent "Engines of Light" trilogy, beginning with COSMONAUT KEEP. Human colonists have limited technology, but it's a big day when the starship piloted by intelligent squids lands in the bay.