Europa Critters from CosmoQuest Hangoutathon

Here are the two critters I drew during the CosmoQuest Hangoutathon last month. The prompt was, what might live in Europa’s ice encased oceans?


This first one I was inspired by deep sea invertebrate life such as anemones, sea cucumbers, and feather stars. Someone on the live stream had requested something that was a hexapod.


This second one was inspired by polychaete worms and gooseneck barnacles, with the swimming critters in the distance a mix between a hooded nudibranch and the ancient Cambrian pikaia.