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A 6x6 watercolor painting of the constellation "Ursa Minor" in silhouette. Each piece has a gloss lacquer with holographic bioglitter for stars that truly shine.


Ursa Minor is a notable constellation as it holds the star Polaris, also known as The North Star. It was first catalogued by Ptolemy in the second century, but is believed to be created by Thales of Miletus. Thales of Miletus was a philosopher and astronomer of Ancient Greece and lived from 625 to 545 B.C. According to Greek myth Ursa Minor is the nymph Callisto turned into a bear by Hera. 

Ursa Minor

  • Paintings in our constellation series are painted to order. Some minor color variation may occur. Please allow a few extra days for shipping.

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