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Dawn of the Mad Is Now In Print

I received word that Brandon J. Huckabay’s science fiction novel Dawn of the Mad is now available in paperback and Kindle formats. Yes, that is a zombie soldier on the cover. (And, yes, I did the illustration.) These guys figure in the story. The novel is a real page-turner. Here’s the blurb: Awakening of the […]

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K. Rowe’s Sci-Fi Adventure Space Available Now Available

K. Rowe’s Sci-Fi Adventure Space Available in a Kindle version as well as print. As I prepared to create this book cover illustration, it presented a rather odd problem; one of the central elements for the cover (and one of the running jokes in the plot line) is an alien artifact that looks like a […]

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Book Illustrations from Sketch Rejections

Sometimes a sketch for a book or CD cover illustration doesn’t work for the client; often this is more a matter of whether it fits into the needs or style the client is looking for at the moment rather than the merit of the idea itself. Which is why a seasoned illustrator springs several different […]

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Last Week’s Book Cover

Here’s a “sneak peek” at the cover I finished last week for Roger St. Germain’s science fiction novel Escape from Certain. The project started out pretty straightforward, but seemed to run into several unexpected problems along the way (and it is only due to the patience of the author that I eventually worked through them). […]

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Mind Games Now Available

As readers of my past posts know, I occasionally work as a graphic designer, laying out books I create illustrations for. One such book was Richard Thieme’s Mind Games which I also “published” under my Duncan Long Publications imprint. With all the work that went into this book, it is a bit nearer and dearer […]

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Spiral Galaxies and Deep Space Illustrations

The Hubble telescope has given mankind a taste of what space looks like, from exploding galaxies to beautiful dust nebulae. And graphic artists often use these pictures as references for creating the look of deep space, especially for science fiction book covers and similar illustrations and artwork. This is my latest exercise in painting a […]

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