Mindhue Studio

Printmaking, conceptual and installation art

Earth Flag

There was a Photoshop contest over at Fark.com today to make up an “official” flag for the whole planet. Most of the entries were snarky, as befits the location, but I used my average continental colors to come up with something a little more interesting:

Earth-Flag

The stripes represent each continent in proportion, starting with Eurasia on the hoist and then North America. A thin strip of blue represents the surface freshwater, then come stripes for Africa, South America, Australia and Antarctica. (The stripes are in order from north to south.) The final navy field represents the oceans, in proportion.

So it was something fun and interesting to make, and the Farkers loved it.