Lasso The Moon: 7 Stellar Moon Designs

Brian
September 6, 2011

The moon has been a source of wonder and mystery for eons, the basis for myths and legends, the home of gods and goddesses, the divine driving source behind inspiration and the appropriately monikered lunatics who howl at the full glowing orb.

No wonder, then, that the moon has also been the subject of many graphic designs. For this post, I wanted to illuminate the different ways the moon is rendered by talented artists across different genres and styles. I must admit this is one of the most difficult posts I've done for sheer volume of work from which to select, but I think I've done the heavens justice with these seven stellar moon designs.

The Moon by Sedeptra

And you thought that face in the moon was a man's ...

Under the Last Moon by Neodecay

I love surrealism, and this is probably one of the finest examples of the moon presented in that style.

The Moon II by sa-cool

We've sent men to the moon, but has anyone ever peered in to the moon?

Moon by neunoeil

A beautifully colored moonlight landscape.

When the Full Moon Falls by WyldRaven

How many horror stories have been inspired by the light of the moon, illuminating the shadows just enough to stir the imagination?

Lavendar Moon by twosilverstars

I couldn't leave fantasy out of a post about moon designs. I wonder whether if this is Artemis, Diana or some other lunar deity.

Blood Moon by ironshod

Another creepy moon manifestation.

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About Brian Morris

Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. When he’s not writing, he can be found on the racquetball court - usually getting his tail kicked by guys 20 years older.

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January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

[...] The moon has been a hot topic in the news, with this summer’s anniversary of the ‘69 moon landing and the passing of Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the lunar surface.  Mars is the new moon, with the Curiosity rover doing its part to relay information we’ll need if we’re ever to send humans to the red planet.  More than 40 years after the original moon landing taught us so much about Earth’s only natural satellite, it’s hard to imagine the moon as it was for eons:  a heavenly body full of mystery, affecting in some way not only tides but also human behavior.  Then again, gazing at a full moon on a cloudless night lets wonder creep in, and the moon can be appreciated for all its glowing beauty.  From science and literature to your backyard and graphic design, the moon continues to enchant every night.  In that spirit, let’s take a look at 30 enchanting moon designs. [...]

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