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·STONE-AGE WARRIOR By Mark Churms

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Firelight flickers as a prehistoric, caveman warrior charges an unseen enemy. He is ready to strike with flint pointed spear. This early human warrior is stripped for action, wearing only a skin loincloth. The cave walls are decorated with paintings and pictures representing the life of the hunter-gatherer community. Perhaps he is defending his tribe against a ferocious Stone Age saber-toothed tiger, or is attacking an enemy cave, locked in early tribal warfare?

STONE AGE WARRIORS 50,000 - 5,000 B.C.

Many advances in stone working and toolmaking took place during the Stone Age, resulting in a plethora of specialized tools. One particularly important innovation was "hafting" - the attachment of a handle to an existing tool, such as a stone blade. The first hafted implements were spears. Tipped with fine stone points, or "microliths," the resulting weapons were sharp, durable and deadly. Spears were used primarily for fishing and bringing down large game, but spearmen surely employed them against human enemies as well.

Religious practices also evolved during this epoch, becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. People's awareness of their own mortality — humans in the Stone Age lived, on average, less than 30 years — brought about the practices of ancestor worship and ritual burial. Early forms of shamanism also developed. Holy men called shamans were believed to have the power to commune with spirits. Rock and cave paintings from this period suggest that they may have practiced rituals akin to magic to heal the sick, for example, or ensure a successful hunt, or bring about favorable weather.

The presence of such individuals indicates that human societies were diversifying, with different people filling different roles. As societies grew in complexity, the need for organized leadership increased. By the close of the Stone Age, hierarchical social structures were leading to centralized authority and the origination of government. Evidence of this trend has been inferred from ancient settlement patterns found in Greece and Southern France, and on the Iberian peninsula.

Text by Rick Goodman designer of "Empire Earth" Computer Game.
STONE AGE WARRIOR ( circa 25000 B.C.)
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ANCIEN GREEKS MILITARY HISTORY ·THE LONE SPARTAN By Mark Churms
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Dienekes, bravest of the brave, fights to the death alongside his fellow 300 Spartans, against the Persians at Thermopylae in 480BC. He is claimed to have stated the "if the Medes darken the sun (with thier arrows), so much better then, we will fight in the shade"!

Ancient Greek History, Original Oil Painting By Mark Churms


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ANCIENT ROMAN GLADIATOR ·VICTORIOUS SAMNITE By Mark Churms
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All gladiators were initially know as Samnites in the early days of this vicious "sport" as the Samnite people were the traditional enemy of Rome. Later, as the games evolved, new titles and styles of fighting were developed for the entertainment of the ancients. This gladiator has survived to fight another day in the arena.

Ancient Roman History, Original Oil Painting By Mark Churms

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Artwork featured on cover of MILITARY HISTORY Magazine ·GAIUS JULIUS CAESAR By Mark Churms
(As featured ON COVER OF MILITARY HISTORY MAGAZINE - FEB 2004)
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Having thrown back the Helvetian assault, Gaius Julius Caesar directs his roman legions to take the offensive at the Battle of Bibracte,
58 BC.

Ancient Roman History, Original Oil Painting By Mark Churms


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Hospitaller Crusader Knight  - Israel 1177 - 87 ·KNIGHT HOSPITALLER 1177-87 A.D. By Mark Churms

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Defenders of Christian pilgrims to the holy land and sometimes rivals to the Knights Templar, the Hospitallers were key players in the crusades and the battles against the Moslem Armies. This monk-warrior carries the standard of the Master of the order from 1177-87 , Roger de Moulins.

Brother-Knight Of The Order Of Saint John of th Hospital of Jerusalem, The Holy Land 1177-1187 AD.
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Norman Knights, Dover Castle, England 1216 ·THE GREAT SIEGE, Dover Castle 1216 A.D. By Mark Churms

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The Army of French Prince Louis lays siege to Dover Castle. English King John (of Robin Hood fame and brother to King Richard the Lion Heart) was very unpopular with his barons, many of whom rebelled and invited the French royal prince to become King. Louis assembled a large fleet and attacked Dover castle, held by Knights Loyal to John, the Plantagenet King. Dover was the key castle on the English Channel coast, sitting high on the White Cliffs above the port below. At sunset we see some of King John's knights ride out to attack the siege engines of the attackers as French catapults (siege tower, trebuchet, magonels and perriers) hurl greek fire and other missiles at the castle walls. Though Louis eventually broke thought the walls of the wooden barbican and later destroyed one of the main, stone gate towers behind, he was unable to capture the castle.

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Templar Crusader Knight  - Israel 1256 ·KNIGHT TEMPLAR 1256 A.D. By Mark Churms

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As the population of the thriving town of Atlit (in modern day Israel) flees to the protection of the castle walls; a brother-knight who is commanded to patrol the shoreline, approaches. The Templar garrison prepares to defend the fortress against the approaching muslim army. In fact the castle will withstand this coming assault and will not be abandoned by the Templars until after the fall of Acre to the Mameluke Sultan of Egypt in 1291.

The Templars are the first monastic order of Crusader Knights. Founded in the early twelfth century when Hugh de Payens and eight comrades swore to protect Christian Pilgrims of the Catholic Church traveling from Europe to the Holy sites in "Outremer"(the land across the sea) against attacks from bands of Muslim raiders. The order is based at the captured Al-Asqua Mosque (which is commonly known as the "Temple of Solomon" by Europeans of the day). The mosque is given to the order by King Baldwin of the kingdom of Jerusalem in 1120. It is located near to the famous Dome of The Rock, on the Temple Mount and is reputedly the site of the first Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, completed by King Solomon in 953 BC, and finally destroyed by Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC.


Brother-Knight Of The Order Of The Poor Knights Of Christ And Of The Temple Of King Solomon, Atlit, The Holy Land 1256 AD.
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William Wallace - Scotland 1298 ·1298 A.D. WILLIAM WALLACE By Mark Churms

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In chain mail and wearing a 'great helm', Scottish hero, William Wallace (Braveheart) mounted on a white warhorse, leads his brave soldiers on the offensive from Scotland to attack England itself. The Scots destroyed an English Army the previous year at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297. Wallace carries a standard of the Cross of Saint Andrew and has a coat-of-arms displayed on his shield.

BRAVE HEART - WILLIAM WALLACE
Scotland, 1298 AD
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ROBERT the BRUCE - Scotland 1314 ·1314 A.D. ROBERT THE BRUCE By Mark Churms

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Robert Bruce "King of Scots", in his great helm, chain mail and mounted on his galloping warhorse, charges with his heavy knights against the disintegrating English Army of Edward II. The second day of the Battle of Bannockburn (near Stirling castle, Scotland) June 24th, 1314 A.D. sees victory for the Scottish army!

ROBERT THE BRUCE -THE BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN
Scotland, 1314 AD
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CAPORAL D'INFANTERIE DE LA GARDE IMPÉRIALE, FUSILIERS-GRENADIERS 1809 ·CAPORAL D'INFANTERIE DE LA GARDE IMPÉRIALE
FUSILIERS-GRENADIERS 1809

(FUSILIER-GRENADIER CORPRAL) By Mark Churms



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BRIGADIER DU 9 ÈME RÉGIMENT DE CUIRASSIERS 1809 ·BRIGADIER DU 9 ÈME RÉGIMENT DE CUIRASSIERS 1809
(CORPRAL OF 9TH CUIRASSIERS) By Mark Churms



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French cuirassier of 9e Regimenton piquet duty. With his pistol drawn he is ready fire a shot to signal the approach of the enemy forces.

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FRENCH CUIRASSSIER, THIRD REGIMENT 1813-14 ·CUIRASSIER EN HIVER (CUIRASSIER IN WINTER) By Mark Churms

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Lone French cuirassier of 3e Regiment, on piquet duty pats his faithful heavy cavalry war-horse as they prepare to meet the advancing allies.

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·THE VIGINIAN By Mark Churms


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Confederate Soldier 1862-4, wearing 21st Virginia Infantry Jacket and armed with British 1853 Enfield Rifle Musket, prepares for battle.

THE VIRGINIAN - VIRGINIA 1864 USA
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THE KILLING GROUND - original oil paintings by Mark Churms ·THE KILLING GROUND By Mark Churms


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At about 1pm, December 13th, Caldwell's Brigade of Federal Infantry, continues Hancock's Division's fruitless assault on the Confederate Lines. Georgian Infantry Soldiers of Philips Legion and 24th regiment return fire from behind the cover stone wall and sunken lane at the battle of Fredericksburg. The blue-coated soldiers advance to the Stratton House and orchard (center) and beyond (including a handful of 5th New Hampshire Volunteers with their blue, State Flag) only to be cut down by the rebels' guns. The green flag of the Irish brigade can be seen along with other Union regiments taking cover in the swale (in the center of the fenced-in fairgrounds).
This image created in collaboration with the National Park Service to be used as for a wayside marker at the Innis House (white house at bottom) which still stands on the Battlefield today (the center of the painting is now a covered with private homes.




THE KILLING GROUND - VIRGINIA 1862 USA
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THE UNERRING FIRE - original oil paintings by Mark Churms ·THE UNERRING FIRE By Mark Churms


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Captain Squires' Confederate guns, 1st Company, Washington Artillery confront Griffin's Federal assault at Fredericksburg, December 13th 1862, 3 pm.

The defensive works for the confederate artillery deployed on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg were built by General Lee's military engineers but are now piled even higher with earth by the artillerymen that have to fight within them! The 9 inch rifle (captured Union ordnance) and 10 pound Parrot (Richmond make ( foreground) continue to belch out smoke as they pound away at Union forces and keep them pinned down. The southern gunners are starting to run low on ammunition; these two cannons have been in action most of the day whilst under fire from enemy rifles and now artillery shot and shell.

Near the Willis House (bottom left) Captain Squires is struck in the chest by a spent rifle bullet; stunned but not badly wounded, he falls in to the arms Lieutenant Colonel William M. Owen. One soldier lies dead (Falconer - shot behind the ear) behind the guns and some wounded men lie in the corner of the earthworks. Despite the causalities the brave crews (assisted by some infantry) continue their deadly work on the muddy ground.

In the lane below, Confederate foot-soldiers of various infantry units (18th Georgia, 27th North Carolina) fire their rifles and muskets from the cover of the stone wall beneath the Washington Artillery's exposed position on the hill-top. Now, 16th Georgia Infantry come to support their comrades, hurtling down the terraced slope to the mud road. In some places the rebel soldiers are 4 or more ranks deep, huddled behind the protection of the wall. In the distant lane we can see troops of 2nd South Carolina , 24th Georgia and 46th North Carolina Infantry holding their positions too, near the Innis' (center left (still standing today)) and Stephens' houses (center). Mayre's House (also known as Brompton (still standing today)), where Colonel J.B. Walton commander of the Washington Artillery had his headquarters, is atop the distant heights (far left), the red brick Stratton House (occupied by Union forces (still standing today)) is in the middle distance (center right) next to the fairgrounds with the town of Fredericksburg in the far background (right). Despite the "unerring fire" of Walton's guns, more Union soldiers enter the fray and attempt in vain to push the Confederates from their impregnable defensive line. And so the fight continues as the setting sun casts a wintery shadow over the field of carnage and valor.

This image created in collaboration with the National Park Service for use in interpretive displays at Fredericksburg Battlefield.

THE UNERRING FIRE - VIRGINIA 1862 USA
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Wounding of Stonewall Jackson at Chancellorsville 1863 ·TURNING POINT By Mark Churms


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General Stonewall Jackson, riding "Little Sorrel" is mortally wounded by friendly fire on the Mountain Road at The Battle of Chancellorsville, 9pm May 2nd , 1863. This image was painted in collabortaion with the US National Park Service.
TURNING POINT - VIRGINIA 1863 USA
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·THE NEW YORKER By Mark Churms


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146th New York Infantry with 1861 Springfiled Rifle Musket. Union Zouave uniformed soldier of The Wilderness Cmapign, May 1864.

THE NEW YORKER - BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS, VIRGINIA 1864 USA
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·CUSTER'S LAST RIDE By Mark Churms


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Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his elite 7th Cavalry regiment, under a hail of arrows, urge their tired horses toward "Last Stand Hill". Custer spurs his trusted mount "Vic" forward, as he fires a round from his British Bulldog revolver into the surging tide of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors.

CUSTER'S LAST STAND

It is approximately 4:45 pm on Sunday, June 25, 1876. On the high ground above the Little Big Horn River is Montana Territory, the final scene of a drama that has been unfolding since early that morning is about to be played out. Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and some eighty men of Companies C, E, F, I, and L of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry are advancing into history as part of "Custer's Last Ride."

7th CAVALRY MASSACRED BY INDIAN BRAVES

Here, Custer stops to fire towards the advancing Native Americans whose arrows are already starting to take their toll. Lieutenant W.W. Cooke, with his distinctive whiskers, is in the group to the right of Custer, and Sergeant Robert Hughes, who is carrying Custer's personal guidon, follows him. The men remain fairly calm against the indians, although one of the guidon bearers has just been hit. Custer's mount, Vic, is beginning to sense the fear that will soon overtake the troopers.

The men taking part in "Custer's Last Ride" were doomed, but they became a part of one of the most enduring legends of the West-Custer's Last Stand.


With thanks to James Schneider and Will Leary ( Little Big Horn Association )

CUSTER'S LAST RIDE - 25th June, 1876 - Battle of the Little Big Horn, Montana, USA
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·RIDE TO DESTINY By Mark Churms
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June 25th, 1876, Captain Myles Walter Keogh rides into action with the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of The Little Big Horn. His horse, 'Comanche' will be the only survivor of Custer's Last Stand!

Native American Indians Wipe Out Custer's Command

On the afternoon of June 25th, 1876, Captain Myles Walter Keogh forms his troopers along a ridge overlooking the Little Bighorn River in the Montana Territory. Earlier in the day, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer had given Keogh, as senior captain, command of three of the five companies of soldiers of his Seventh Cavalry. These men would ride into destiny at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. In columns of four, Keogh's own"I"Company leads companies "C" and "L" past their expatriate Irish commander, who prepares to establish a line of defense against the hundreds of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors streaming up from the village to his left.

Sioux and Cheyenne Warriors, Victorious!

In a matter of minutes, overwhelming numbers of Indians would overrun Keogh's command, routing the troopers and killing them in place. Keogh's warhorse, Comanche, was severely wounded and left for dead.
After the battle, soldiers from General Alfred Terry's Montana Column arrived on the battlefield and discovered Comanche still alive. The animal was nursed back to health and proclaimed by special orders of the Seventh Cavalry as the very embodiment "Of the desperate struggle against overwhelming odds, of the hopeless conflict, and heroic manner in which all went down that day."

With thanks to Kurt Hamilton Cox

RIDE TO DESTINY- 25th June, 1876 - Battle of the Little Big Horn, Montana, USA
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·THE COURAGEOUS TWELVE By Mark Churms
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World War I, U.S. Army soldiers on the offensive, overrun German Infantry machinegun positions as they advance through the tangle of the Argonne Forrest. These brave men are from a dozen states: Colorado, Kansas, Massachusetts, Montana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wyoming, and Virginia.

THE COURAGEOUS TWELVE - United States Armed Forces - France, September 26th, 1918 A.D.
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THE BITING FROST - Operation Biting, The Bruneval Raid 1942 ·THE BITING FROST By Mark Churms
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World War II British paratroopers raid German Wurzburg radar station at Bruneval on the French coast in Operation Biting. Wearing step-in smocks (based on German Luftwaffe designs) and P-type helmets (with rear lip) they are only lightly armed with Sten guns, Bren guns and Enfield rifles and grenades. The "Jock" (mainly Scottish) paratroopers of C. Coy. 2nd Parachute Btn. successfully captures parts of the new German radar's controls and some prisoners and quickly exits the area, heading for the beach where they will rendezvous with Royal Navy landing craft and commandos. This was the first British parachute raid in history and was skillfully led by Major Frost, who later in the war would lead the British paras in the Arnhem drop. This image was painted as cover for VAE VICTIS wargames magazine, which is published by Histoire et Collections of France.

THE BITING FROST British Paratrooper Raid - Bruneval, France 1942 A.D.
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FALLSCHIRMJAGER GEGENGANGRIFF! - Paratrooper Counterattack ·FALLSCHIRMJAGER GEGENGANGRIFF! By Mark Churms
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World War II German Luftwaffe Fallschirmjagers (Air Force Paratroopers), and Sturmgeschutz III Ausf. G (a tracked assault gun), counterattack against allied forces in the ruins of Cassino 1944. The town's castle and destroyed monastery can be see top right and a machine gun team with MG-34 are firing in the foreground as paratroopers armed with MP-40 and sniper rifle as a soldier with FG-42 leaps from back of the tank. MG-42 machine gunners can also be seen advancing in the background. This image was painted as cover for VAE VICTIS wargames magazine published by Histoire et Collections of France.

FALLSCHIRMJAGER GEGENGANGRIFF Germany, Luftwaffe Armed Forces - Cassino, 1944 A.D.
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·FALLSCHIRMJAGER RENDEZVOUS By Mark Churms
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World War II Special Forces; German SS Fallschirmjagers (Paratroopers), Operation Panzerfaust 1944. This image was painted as a test piece for Osprey Publishing, publisher of of a large series of military books.

FALLSCHIRMJAGER RENDEZVOUS Germany Armed Forces - Bucharest, Fall of 1944 A.D.
World War Two History Giclee Art Print By Mark Churms available.



HUNTING SCENE- Classic Art from MarkChurms.com

·QUALITY TIME By Mark Churms
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"The art and heritage of hunting can only be preserved by spending quality time afield with the next generation of hunters. Passing skills and knowledge from father to son, grandfather to grandson, uncle to nephew, and from friend to friend. Quality times such as these will be remembered for a lifetime." text and concept by Eric Morris.

QUALITY TIME - African American father and son with hound dog, hunting deer 1970s
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Sci-Fi - Original Art from MarkChurms.com

·FUTURE WARS By Mark Churms

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Human warrior of 22nd Century points his blaster and fires at an approaching mechanoid, determined to destroy him. Is this the way wars will be fought in the future? Will Science fiction become Science Fact? Man against man or man against machines, when 'intelligent' robots create and build their own society By Mark Churms
- THE ORIGINAL 16" x 20&quo and fight to eliminate the human virus on planet earth?

NANO AGE 21000-2200o A.D.

The ongoing technological process of miniaturization attained its ultimate objective in the Nano Age. Nanotechnology had its first successes in the early 21st Century in medical applications. But subsequent improvements in imaging and manipulation techniques allowed for the creation of "nanomachines," with sizes measured in billionths of a meter. Working in concert, these amazing machines could theoretically build anything, atom-by-atom, including copies of themselves.

Programming the trillions of nanomachines needed to make a sizable object in a reasonable amount of time was a major hurdle to overcome. The solution involved developing a simple coding system — not unlike DNA — that provided the instructions on how to make any type of compound. Larger structures were then assembled from the compounds. Quantum computers — the smallest and most powerful computers yet devised — handled the astronomical amount of data involved.

Nanomachines were soon being used to build a wide variety of things. Biological structures were merged with mechanical structures, creating cyborgs and other hybrids. The designs for mechanized military units — already highly successful — received a host of internal refinements that made them even more effective. Researchers developed artificial viruses that could be used for everything from medical treatments to mind control. The only restriction was that objects first had to be described on an atomic level, which was usually a time-consuming process.

The other major development of the period was learning to synthesize "negative matter," an exotic substance with extraordinary physical properties. First hypothesized in the 20th Century, the formulation of the Theory of Everything in the 21st Century brought negative matter into clear focus. Applying the theory allowed humans to do something previously considered impossible: travel through time. Nanotechnology provided the means to magnify a phenomenon known as the Casimir effect to open a wormhole — a tunnel through the fabric of space-time. Once enough negative matter was synthesized to enlarge and stabilize the wormhole, objects were able to pass through. As soon as other technological barriers were overcome (for example, protecting the fragile human body from the extreme forces involved and controlling where the "far end" of the wormhole appeared) time travel became a reality.

In the Nano Age, humankind gradually gained mastery over matter and energy, time and space. Yet despite these achievements and the virtually limitless possibilities they presented, life on Earth continued much the way it had over the previous 500,000 years. Though a mere speck in the cosmos, Earth remained the cradle of human civilization.

Text by Rick Goodman designer of "Empire Earth" Computer Game.
FUTURE WARS ( circa 22000 A.D.)
Science Fiction, Original Oil Painting By Mark Churms

MARINE LIFE NATURE SCENES - from MarkChurms.com

humpack whales and dolphins

·HUMPBACK PARADISE By Mark Churms
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Female Humpback whale and her new baby are flanked by two adult male suitors as they cruise along the Maui coastline between Lahaina and Ka'anapali, not far from the shore of Maui's beautiful Hawaiian tropical beaches. Bottlenose dolphins swim ahead of these giant mammals and playfully jump out of the water. The island of Lana'i can be seen in the background, covered in clouds. Pacific Humpback whales travel great distances from feeding grounds as far as Alaska, each year to give birth and to nurture their newborns in the warm Hawaiian waters. They can be seen from December through May before they leave with their young to feed once again.

HUMPBACK PARADISE- 2006AD - Hawaii
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SOUTHWESTERN LANDSCAPE - from MarkChurms.com

·MAJESTIC WONDER By Mark Churms
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Beautiful original oil painting of Monument Valley in Arizona, USA. Distant thunderclouds roll in from the east as the late afternoon light illuminates the giant mesas and red sandstone rock formations.

MAJESTIC WONDER - March 2002 - Monument Valley, U.S.A.
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FORMAL GARDEN LANDSCAPE - from MarkChurms.com SOLD

·GARDENS OF THE VILLA By Mark Churms
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Beautiful original oil painting of an elegant formal garden in the South of France, on the Mediterranean coast. This original oil painting is very heavily textured and is painted with palette knifes and brushes in bright impressionist oil colors.

GARDENS OF THE VILLA- 2005AD - SOUTH OF FRANCE
Floral Landscape, original oil painting By Mark Churms available.


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