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Tuesday, March 09, 2010


Here's my final cover illustration for the forthcoming Pyr edition of Mark Chadbourn's THE DARK AGE: BOOK 1 / THE DEVIL IN GREEN. It's the first book of the trilogy that follows Chadbourn's AGE OF MISRULE. The nice thing about THE DARK AGE is that the trilogy can be read as a standalone and doesn't require reading AGE OF MISRULE in order to follow the story. However, reading MISRULE certainly enhances the experience. :) I'm glad I was able to improve the cover art from its initial catalog version. And below, you can see how the finished cover will look when it hits US shelves later this summer.

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Dragon*Con 2010: Good News!

The folks at Dragon*Con have made the official 2010 Art Show announcement, so I can now share it here. Donato Giancola, Vincent Villafranca, and myself have been invited to be the Guest Jurors for the 2010 Dragon*Con Art Show.

Feel free to spread the word: Dragon*Con is now accepting applications and images for their Art Show and cordially invites all artists to participate. Dragon*Con is a massive event, and according to their website, it's "the largest science fiction, fantasy, and pop-culture convention of its type in the world, with an attendance of over 35,000 people." The buzz for this convention is extraordinary, and I've noticed the literary and art world flocking to this convention in the last couple of years. I suspect this year's attendance might end up being their biggest ever. The Art Show, headed by John and Anne Parise, is reputed as a "hugely diverse event with thousands of art buyers from around the world coming to the show every year to purchase many of the great works exhibited."

I'm honored to be a part of the process, and really looking forward to the experience! :)

Full entry details here.