Check out Babylon 5: Thirdspace concept art by Wayne Barlowe!
Babylon 5 was a brilliant space opera television series created by writer and producer J. Michael Straczynski that aired in the min-90s. Telling the story of a remote space station and a number of alien races interacting he described it "as a five-year story, a novel for television." During season five, they had a made-for-TV movie called Babylon 5: Thirdspace about an ancient and powerful alien race that tries to destroy all life in the galaxy. The Artifact, the Thirdspace Aliens and their city were designed by artist Wayne D. Barlow
Wayne Barlowe is a professional concept artist who's worked on big budget movies like John Carter (2008), Avatar (2009) and Pacific Rim (2013) .
Here's what the alien finally looked like:
Here's the concept art:
See more of Wayne Barlowe's amazing portfolio at http://waynebarlowe.wordpress.com
Click on the links if you want to see more of Wayne Barlowe's work or Babylon 5 on my blog.
What do you think of the concept art? If you've seen Babylon 5 what did you think?
Official Babylon 5: Thirdspace Synopsis
A second feature-length adventure for the crew of Babylon 5. When an ancient relic is salvaged from hyperspace and brought aboard the space station, an Earth scientist (Shari Belafonte) arrives to study it. The relic soon affects the crew, as they begin to experience disturbing dreams containing images of vast ships and towers. The dreams increase in intensity, and more questions arise regarding the relic's true origins. Could it really be a life-threatening space trap?
Director: Jesus Salvador Trevino
Starring: Bruce Boxleitner, Jerry Doyle, Claudia Christian, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Jeff Conaway
Release Date: July 19, 1998
Copyright © 1998 Babylonian Productions, Time Warner Entertainment Co., LP. All rights reserved