Autotrophic mountains of cellulose respired beneath the genetic engineers' podship. Their motto was "no cell shall remain unchanged." They took a planet full of ragged trees and mismatched flowers and made it a monument to perfect biological efficiency.
This is the work of Dan McPharlin, an artist whose future retro aesthetic is like Zardoz crossed with Dali. His art has appeared on album covers and in magazines like Wired. We featured McPharlin's illustrations a couple of years ago, and his style has gotten even more spaced-out and color-saturated since then. You can see more of his astonishing work in his Flickr feed.
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