It's a classic camouflage technique: hiding as much as possible where it's unlikely to be seen. And on this planet, it's a strategy that's been adopted by everyone: sea creatures, towns, and individuals. Simple pastoral scenes hide this world's achievements stories below the surface.

Created by artist Gediminas Pranckevicius, these are only a few of his excellent digital paintings. (Seriously, go check out some of his character concepts, they're excellent.) But they all seem to play on the same theme, and could very well depict one world. A hidden one.

[via Asylum Art]