September 26, 2013

An artist-geologist uses Photoshop to render the history of the Earth

Ronald Blakey, illustrator of Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau, creates some interesting visualizations:

I actually forget when I first started with Photoshop — probably in the mid-1990s. When I found that, I just thought, wow: the power of this is incredible. I quickly learned how to use the cloning tool, so that I could clone modern topography onto ancient maps, and that made things even simpler yet.

Check out the whole piece on The Atlantic.

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