HAND-DRAWN ILLUSTRATIONS:

Asides from planetary science, I am an accomplished illustrator, specializing in pen and pencil scientific illustrations. Below are several examples of pieces that I created either for specific research projects, or just for fun.

Cassini's Grand Finale

Cassini's Grand Finale

The Interior Structure of Pluto

The Interior Structure of Pluto

Exploring the Galilean Satellites

Exploring the Galilean Satellites

Juno

Juno

NX-01

NX-01

Reorienting Pluto

Reorienting Pluto

New Horizons Science Team Meeting

New Horizons Science Team Meeting

Enterprise and Galileo

Enterprise and Galileo

Enterprise

Enterprise

MU69 Occultation Interpretation

MU69 Occultation Interpretation

South Pole-Aitken Sample Return

South Pole-Aitken Sample Return

MESSENGER

MESSENGER

Io Mission Patch

Io Mission Patch

Io Flyby

Io Flyby

CONFERENCE SKETCHES:

My notes are colorful. I live-sketch conference proceedings for both my own edification, and for sharing new results with the public on social media. You can find my conference sketches on Twitter. I usually attend DPS, AGU, and LPSC. Below are some examples.

Samuel Howell, AGU 2017

Samuel Howell, AGU 2017

Sketching

Sketching

Hanna Sizemore, AGU 2017

Hanna Sizemore, AGU 2017

Alan Stern, AGU 2017

Alan Stern, AGU 2017

Supplies

Supplies

Katherine de Kleer, DPS 2017

Katherine de Kleer, DPS 2017

Maria Zuber, AGU 2017

Maria Zuber, AGU 2017

Yohai Kaspi, DPS 2017

Yohai Kaspi, DPS 2017

Sabine Stanley, DPS 2017

Sabine Stanley, DPS 2017

Mike Bland, DPS 2017

Mike Bland, DPS 2017

Amanda Zangari, DPS 2017

Amanda Zangari, DPS 2017

NATURE GEOSCIENCE SKETCH-UP:

I write and illustrate a recurring "News & Views"-style series for Nature Geoscience entitled "Sketch-Up". Sketch-Ups summarize exciting new results published in Nature Geoscience, using my characteristic sketching style. Below are some examples:

Haboobs on Titan

Haboobs on Titan

Catastrophic Glacier Collapse

Catastrophic Glacier Collapse

Changeable Day in the Life of Venus

Changeable Day in the Life of Venus

Rise+Fall of the Great Barrier Reef

Rise+Fall of the Great Barrier Reef

Snowstorms on Mars

Snowstorms on Mars

Southern Ocean Mixing

Southern Ocean Mixing

Impact Induced Subduction

Impact Induced Subduction

DATA VISUALIZATION:

I believe that data visualization is a fundamental component of science and science communication. I strive to create both beautiful and informative graphics for all of the research projects I work on. Below are some examples.

Mars

Mars

Procellarum

Procellarum

Pluto Topography

Pluto Topography

Moon

Moon

Planetary Gravity

Planetary Gravity

The Art of Planetary Science

The Art of Planetary Science

Dr. James Tuttle Keane. © 2023 by J.T. Keane, created with Wix.com.

Background image: LRO/LOLA topography of the Moon, visualization by J.T Keane.

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