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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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‘Youm’ eBook Cover

A sketch for an eBook cover that I forgot to post a couple of years ago. The book, which I hope to do within the next couple of years, is Ugo Litorina’s la storia del pianeta di Youm. If it … Continue reading

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XYZPDQ: An Imaginary Press

Apparently, I’m now the proprietor of the completely imaginary virtual press known as XYZPDQ Press, which is a division of Picture Engine Advancer Mercantiles. And, yes, XYZ etc. is the acronym for the warning, “examine your zipper pretty damn quick.” … Continue reading

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Experimental Anaglyphs

Still in the trial-and-error phase on this stuff. Mostly error. But getting there, slowly. I mean, I guess no matter how many tutorials and instructables and whatever else you read, doing these 3D style things is ultimately some sort of … Continue reading

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Future City Style of Lion

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2011 Eustace Tilley Contest Entry: Catwalk

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘The Evening Strange’

Here’s some disclaimer type of stuff that I ought to mention real quick: the inspiration for this design for Chet Lester’s 1962 classic space anthology is from the actual, non-imaginary paperback cover for William Tenn’s The Human Angle, which was … Continue reading

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘Light and Shadow’

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘The Vale of Tears’

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘The Mourning Star’

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Letterpress: Oscar Lovegrove’s ‘A History of Perelorn,’ p. 640

So this is, I guess, kind of a rough sketch of a very vague idea that I think I might work on later, maybe next semester. If I can figure out a way for it to be less derivative and … Continue reading

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San Seriffe

I had exactly two minutes of free time today to google something my printing teacher suggested that I ought to google, on account of some imaginary type of work I’m maybe going to do, after I become at least a … Continue reading

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘The Charioteer’

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Really Old Sketchbook: Future Styles of the Year 9999

A bunch of fairly ancient drawings of a future style of world, where antigravity fashions are powered by magical high-tech shoulder pads or something (who knows what I was thinking all this huge amount of time later).

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la spalla di Orion

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