These accompanied the first print of my premiere novel "The Black Seas of Infinity". I took them out when it was re-issued by Permuted Press, as I didn't see them as strong as the other 9.
Entitled "The End Of The World", this brings to life the scene where an old man, having sold out the human race, is kept alive with alien technology.
Never quite happy, this is one of those illustrations that keeps bugging me, as it doesn't quite capture the picture I have in my head. I amplified the size of and redrew the foreground head, which I've now sharpened and...
First of nine illustrations for my new book, The End Of The World. I had to rework this a bit to get to this point. It was one of those illustrations I couldn't get to the point I was happy...
Editing is done, courtesy as the very talented Karl Monger, and I'm hard at work on the interior illustrations. Here's the second of nine.
An early preliminary version of the cover for my new book. I'm 151 pages into it, which I would judge as about half way. I still have all the internal illustrations and a professional edit to go.
Oil, 16" by 12", painted for both the Art of the Dead show in PA, and the upcoming horror/tattoo convention me, Geena Russo, and Ron Russo are running in October.
And yes, I've already heard the line about how the Woody Harrelson character is based off of me. Several times.