Here are a selection of some of Birmingham artist David A. Hardy's artworks.
The 77-year-old from Hall Green has used his imagination to help create scenes for some of the most iconic science fiction and fantasy landscapes.
And as you can see from the following images - even some of his home city's iconic architecture is a source of inspiration.
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A yellow weather warning of snow and ice has been issued for much of the Midlands.
Burbage Primary School, which has 350 pupils, said the decision had been taken as a "to enable a deep clean to be completed".
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