The Pale Blue Dot Date Painting Project

Introducing a unique series of collectable Pale Blue Dot wall art for space enthusiasts; a life-long project created by artist and astronomy fan, Mark Gisbourne, inspired by the Pale Blue Dot photograph taken by NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe. Each collectible painting, one for each day of the artisit’s life since his birth date of March 31st, 1973, is individually hand painted with a glittered pale blue dot emulating our planet Earth and is date stamped with its own unique date.

As an artist, I am constantly trying to think and rethink ideas. I have always been fascinated by NASA’s Pale Blue Dot photograph. Its simplicity and the fact that I’ve been living on that pale blue dot for the past forty-odd years (or just over 16,000 days) just blew me away…I was looking for a lifelong project that I could constantly work on till the day I die, but also retrospectively recreate since the day I was born. When you look at the Pale Blue Dot photograph it could be any time in history so that’s when I thought about painting a lone pale blue dot sitting in space and next to it, subtly hidden in the darkness, the date in time representing my time here. If I can share that humbling thought with others, that would be fantastic.

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  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1973

    Inspired by a photograph of planet Earth taken by NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe,  each Pale Blue Dot Date Painting measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms. They are beautifully rendered with a specially mixed, luscious black paint. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side and the work is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner to finish.

    On the reverse, a copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is attached, together with an artist’s signed certificate of authenticity.

    There is only one painting per date. The first date in the series is 31 3 1973 (birth date of the artist) and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    £197.30
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1974

    Inspired by a photograph of planet Earth taken by NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe,  each Pale Blue Dot Date Painting measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms. They are beautifully rendered with a specially mixed, luscious black paint. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side and the work is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner to finish.

    On the reverse, a copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is attached, together with an artist’s signed certificate of authenticity.

    There is only one painting per date. The first date in the series is 31 3 1973 (birth date of the artist) and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    £197.40
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1975

    Inspired by a photograph of planet Earth taken by NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe and Carl Sagan’s awe inspiring monologue, each Pale Blue Dot painting measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches (29.7 x 21.00 cm). The vastness of space is rendered with an blue impasto under-painting and finished with a luscious black paint. Planet Earth, the pale blue dot, is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side. To finish, the artwork is discreetly initialed ‘MG’ to the bottom right hand corner.

    On the reverse, a copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is attached, together with a signed certificate of authenticity from the artist.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973 (birth date of the artist) and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Please check the menus below for date availability.

    £197.50
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1976

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £197.60
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1977

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £197.70
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1978

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £197.80
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1979

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £197.90
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1980

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.00
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1981

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.10
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1982

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.20
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1983

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.30
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1984

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.40
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1985

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.50
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1986

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.60
  • 'Pale Blue Dot' Date Painting

    Memorable Date Painting – Pale Blue Dot – April 1987

    The Pale Blue Dot paintings are individually created to order. Painted on either board or canvas, there is only one painting per date.

    The first date in the series is 31 3 1973, birth date of the artist, and continues one painting per day thereafter.

    Each board/canvas measures 11.69 x 8.27 inches or 29.7 x 21.00 cms.

    A beautifully mixed, luscious black paint renders space as a blank void. The glittered pale blue dot is depicted randomly with its relevant date stamped to the side or beneath in a unique font.

    It is discreetly initialled ‘MG’ in the bottom right hand corner.

    A signature, date, certificate of authenticity and an artist’s hand written copy of Carl Sagan’s monologue is also included.

    £198.70