Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anew

The settings and characters in Frank Herbert's Dune are so vivid, it's hard to do justice to them on the screen. But looking at these amazing "speed-paintings" by concept artist Mark Molnar is enough to make you wish they'd try again.

Writes Molnar:

I was always a big fan of the world of the original Dune book, so I thought it could be a really fun side project to develop some concepts for it.

Check out some of our favorite images below, and the rest at the link. [Mark Molnar Blog, via Tor.com]

Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anew

Sandworm Watchers


Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewArrival of the Fremen
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewThe Baron
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewAtreides Palace
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewSardaukar
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewComposition thumbnails
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewAtreides City Market
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewUnderground Fremen Ruins
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewHarkonnen Battle Droid
Amazing Dune concept art will make you see Arrakis anewArrakis Slums