Cover Art

My style does not often lend itself to cover work, but I sometimes have the opportunity. These are a few examples of some published works.

Anthocon 2011

Cover for the Anthology 2011 Speculative Convention Program Guide.
Digitally Coloured and Textured relief print.

Epitaphs

Cover for “Epitaphs,” the first journal of the New England Horror Writers.
Digitally Coloured relief print.

Epitaphs Spread

Cover spread (front, back, and spine) for “Epitaphs,” the first journal of the New England Horror Writers.
Digitally Coloured relief print.

Shroud Digital 1

Cover for the First Digital Edition of Shroud Magazine,
from a detail photo of my fiber piece, “Emily: Beauty.”

Chaptered and Versed

“Chaptered and Versed, Poetic and Cursed.” Poems by Zombie Zak.
Zak wanted a Poe-esue drawing with a few specific items. I carved the image and then reversed it digitally and added a bit of colour effect for the ink/ blood, which then spread along the spine and onto the back cover.

Chaptered Spread

“Chaptered and Versed, Poetic and Cursed.” Poems by Zombie Zak.
Zak wanted a Poe-esue drawing with a few specific items. I carved the image and then reversed it digitally and added a bit of colour effect for the ink/ blood, which then spread along the spine and onto the back cover.

Shroud 8

Shroud Magazine Issue 8.
Scan of an acrylic pastel, stitched with hemp thread, on canvas board.

Shroud Digital 2

Cover for the Second Digital Edition of Shroud Magazine,
an image from “Matthew’s Memories,” (currently in progress).
Digitally-coloured relief print.

Shroud 12

Cover for Shroud Magazine, Issue #12. Digital painting.
I was given a black and white photograph (the shed in the background), to which I began adding textures and tints in Photoshop. As I did this, certain shapes began to come to the forefront, and I enhanced these with brush filters, pulling out details and creating the face.

Anthology Year One

Anthology: Year One
Digital painting (wraps around the spine and the back of the book)
Given a close-up photograph of the veins in an eye, I added another of a an autumn leaf and moss scene, and began applying textures and tints.