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Reconsidering ‘Phlebas’

First attempt at a retro style cover for Iain Banks’s 1987 novel, Consider Phlebas.I chose this one for Illustration Friday this weekbecause the main character’s true identity isoften hidden behind a changeable face. The inspiration, circa 1970.Illustration by Jack Gaughan.

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Sharpie Paint Pen Practice

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eBook Cover: ‘The Red Wilderness’

The font’s not my work, but is instead Bellon Square, which I got from a CD of similar fonts that was in the back of the book Typography for the People, which is one of the world’s most awesome books … Continue reading

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IF – Grounded

I haven’t drawn anything new in about fourteen hundred months and now I suddenly have to draw a bunch of stuff in the three days that I have left before school starts back again. I mean, the issue where I … Continue reading

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‘Pyotr & Uta’ eBook Cover

I’m trying to learn Fireworks at the moment but it’s going to take me a while, I guess, to get the hang of it. I don’t know if I need to adjust my tablet or what, but all the lines … Continue reading

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Spiderbite Magazine #1

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IF – Stay / ‘Spiderbite’ Magazine cover

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Imaginary Book Cover: Stanislaw Lem’s ‘Solaris’

You know, I sort of liked the last one…as much as I ever like anything I draw. But this one is totally not right yet. Except, I kind of enjoy the little blue shapes in the sky. Anyway, I guess … Continue reading

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Imaginary Book Cover: Stanislaw Lem’s ‘Fiasco’

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IF – Launch

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Pulp SF Retro Style Art (with a Bug and a Space Lady)

Believe it or not, there was a totally grown-up and professional reason why I drew this. Seriously. I mean, it’s nice when doing parody becomes sort of a legit job. Even though, at the moment, the job’s a secret project … Continue reading

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘The Paradox Machine’

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘Mission to Oberon’

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘The Gilded Bureaucrat’

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘The Geometry of Desire’

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