On A Distant Planet, A Survey Team Studies The Strange Terrain

Artist and illustrator Duncan Halleck is based in Brussels, Belgium -- but his concept art is distinctly otherworldly. And he has a story in mind while he's creating his art. Instead of a standard caption, here's what he wrote about Recon, pictured above.

"Recon," Duncan Halleck

"...finally, their reconnaissance mission completed on this strange yet familiar new planet, they flagged down a passing survey ship for the long trip back to base camp. They hoped these new core samples would contain what they had searched so long for..."

This piece takes a more humorous approach:

"Tuscany 2035" by Duncan Halleck

"life was much easier with the new help..."

See more of Halleck's work at his website.