Don Dixon Originals Available for Purchase

Astronomy and Technology

  • Zero Gee Factory
    Greenhouses provide air and food for a small staff who oversee a factory in high earth orbit. Painting illustrated an article by Isaac Asimov in the "AARP"…
  • Galactic Core
    The sky of a planet near the core of the Milky Way glows with the light of billions of stars. acrylic and gouache on illustration board; 17.25x12.5 inches,…
  • Formation of the Solar System
    Forming Solar System; comets swarm the newborn sun as planetesimals collide over the young earth, which glows red hot amidst the ring of debris splashed out by…
  • Red Giant Sun
    Red Giant Sun; 3 billion years from now, the sun will swell to perhaps 50 times its current size. In this view from the dessicated Earth, the more distant moon…
  • Lunar Vapors
    Lunar Vapors; Tides pulled by the much closer newborn Moon send mountainous waves crashing against the first continents on the earth 4 billion years ago;…
  • Magellan Space Probe over Venus; diagram illustrating how the radar-mapping probe peered through Venus' clouds to image the surface, painted for Orange County…