Janne Robberstad

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By spotogspindel | February 28, 2010

Nothing puts my thoughts about life in perspective like watching a National Geographic program about space. Be it the moon-landing, dark energy, how space was created from nothing and expanded to infinity in a split second.

How can I illustrate that in a good way though?

This quote by Aldous Huxley really got to me, and I wanted to use it. To remind myself that this is addressed to me, I added a little self-portrait in the corner, with the Earth reflecting in my eye. I wanted a bit of science in there, and something to symbolize the mind, which is a universal miracle in itself.


And then a completely different take on the theme:

Playing around with what optical illusions can do to your perspective…

Topics: Illustration friday | 2 Comments »

2 Responses to “IF-perspective”

  1. Andrew Finnie Says:
    March 1st, 2010 at 02:12

    Aldous huxley is a good read sometimes. Point Counter point was “interesting”

    Great images. My favourite is the top one, there is an ‘interesting’ sparkle in that eye of yours. 😉

    What was I saying about brains?

    Phrenolgy maps? It;s interesting how they relate the star maps and the human element together….

  2. Justin Segal Says:
    March 1st, 2010 at 02:52

    I love Huxley — great quote! Very nice thought-piece, as always gets me thinking . . .