Bruce Murray Space Image Library
South Pole of Mercury
Made using traditional rug hooking techniques, the original piece is 25″ x 19″, made of hand-cut wool and jersey, sari silk, wool roving, wool and synthetic yarn on linen. It was designed based on false-color images from NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft showing impact craters.
Find more of Gaby-Trotz's solar system portraits at susangabytrotz.ca/portfolio/solar-system