Entries in the ‘Book Artist and Illustrator’ Category:

Cover for Jim Organ’s Clockwork Girl

I completed the cover illustration for Jim Organ’s book Clockwork Girl, a science fiction / fantasy story about a young lady who discovers she isn’t human but rather a mechanism that thinks it’s human. Beautiful idea for a story. I’m looking forward to reading this tale.

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Chapter Icons for Lesser Gods

I’ve always liked having “extras” in the way of ornamentation, icons, and illustrations in books, so when I did the Kindle layout for my new science fiction novel Lesser Gods, I created a set of icons that would appear at the top of each chapter. (Figuring out how to get Kindle to center and size […]

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Free ebook today and tomorrow: Disguised for Love

The historical novel Disguised for Love – The Strickland Sisters is a free ebook today and tomorrow (Dec. 28-29) at Amazon.com. Yes, I created the cover :o) ========================== See more of Duncan Long’s book cover art in his portfolio.

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Stuart Jaffe’s Mystery Novel In Print

I got word today from Stuart Jaffe that his mystery novel Southern Bound is now available for purchase. You can read more about how we created the book cover illustration for this title at my previous blog: Cover Artwork for Stuart Jaffe’s New Mystery Novel. Offering hours of good reading, the book is a part […]

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Terrorists, Nukes, and Other Art Nightmares

Over the last few months, I’ve been creating more “terrorist” covers and recently terrorists with nuclear devices. Arguably this is the ultimate nightmare of our age, only exceeded in the destructive potential of an all-out nuclear exchange or our planet being struck by a large asteroid. I suppose part of the fiction writer’s job is […]

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Houston, We Have Liftoff.

I got word today that the science fiction graphic novel trilogy of “Raegan and RJ in Space” is now in print and available for purchase. Written and illustrated by retired Army officer Richard Collins, these books are aimed at intermediate and YA readers. They’re also unique in that they present a Christian message as well. […]

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23 Horrifying Horror Book Cover Illustrations

This is another installment of my picks of my own favorite artwork from various categories. This time it’s horror artwork (hopefully not to be confused with “horrid” art). Some of these horror illustrations have actually appeared on book or magazine covers. One (the serpent Satan shaking his fist at Heaven) even appeared on the cover […]

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Best Sellers? My 3 Free Edgar Allan Poe eBooks

I just happened to discover that the three Edgar Allan Poe “free ebooks” I created a few years back (as Christmas and Halloween presents for friends and clients) have made their way to the Internet in some unexpected places — with one site classifying them as “science fiction” books. Science fiction? Well, maybe Poe has […]

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An Illustrator Updates His Book Artwork Galleries

Much of my weekend was spent updating my various book cover artwork galleries and book illustration portfolio. Such work tends to be both a challenge of sorting (as well as a personal challenge to a book illustrator to continue producing good work — with the hope of actually surpassing some past accomplishments). Looking over a […]

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