Lewecke was born in Gutersloh, Germany, and is a
molecular biologist as well as an incredible artist. It may come as no
surprise to anyone who has cast his or her eyes on Frank's captivating
artwork that he's won numerous honors, including the prestigious Clark
Bradbury Award in 2005.
always enjoyed reading science fiction and
watching Star Trek on TV, therefore the alien worlds do not appear that
alien to me," he says. "No doubt about it -- i would love to sign on
aboard Captain Picard's Enterprise!"
seems as though he's already "gone where no man
has gone before." The artist somehow manages to blend a sense of
realism in his alien landscapes, which make the scenes look like places
any space traveler would like to visit during an outer space holiday.
And that's just the mindset he has when he paints them.
beginning a new painting, I close my eyes and
imagine landing on a distant world and taking a look around," he
explains. "My paintings are the postcards or e-cards I'd choose from
the alien kiosk to send back to Earth.
course, there is a good potion of wishful thinking
to it because my curiosity for the unknown comes along with my own
utopia of a idealistic future."
see more of Frank's hauntingly beautiful art,
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