This piece was created in response to an assignment given out in my Digital Painting course at Syracuse University. The criteria required us to create an original landscape from imagination, with the only restriction that we needed to include a couple of subjects(People?).
After thinking for a day or two, I decided to go with a Sci-fi theme that involved a pair of sight-seeing astronauts out for a romantic hike through an alien landscape.
Later on, during the critique held with my professor it was suggested that I continue with world building and create additional work depicting their space craft, or even other parts of the same world.