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George R R Martin at Loncon

Loncon gave Jim Burns a chance to catch up with George R R Martin. It was a few years ago that Jim produced the first hardback cover illustrations for the whole of The Song of Ice and Fire series for … Continue reading

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Jim Burns at Loncon – and the Chesley Award

Jim had much to tell us in his interview with Jane Frank. It was good to hear more about how he got started in SF illustration, and Jane was the perfect person to ask the questions as they’ve worked together … Continue reading

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The Terran Trade Authority

When Stewart Cowley related the background tale behind this enormously successful set of “golden age” books the audience was so surprised by his ingenuity and hard work that there was a gentle eruption of spontaneous applause. Thank you so much … Continue reading

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The Hugo for Ancillary Justice

Many congratulations to Ann Leckie. Her novel, Ancillary Justice, won the 2014 Hugo for the Best Novel. Here she is with John Harris, who illustrated the cover. See below for more on this painting, and the initial pastel sketch. John … Continue reading

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Irene Gallo interview with John Harris

What a great interview. Irene had the perfect questions for John at Loncon yesterday. Many thanks to her for knowing exactly how John ticks, and also for the chance to work on such great covers for Tor. Good to catch … Continue reading

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Ancillary Justice – the final cover painting

This is the final painting which resulted from the pastel below, as directed by Lauren Panepinto. Prints are available. US$495 for 42 inches wide, US$395 for 30 inches wide. alisoneldred@gmail.com

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Preparing for Loncon . . .

. . . in John Harris’s studio.

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Four men and a dog prepare for Loncon

Have a look at Arena’s recent newsletter. Chris Gibbs, John Howe, Fred Gambino and Alejandro Colucci have all been interviewed ahead of next month’s science fiction convention in London.

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Loncon 3, World SF Convention in London

We’re warming up for the convention which takes place at London’s Excel from 14-17 August 2014. We’ll have work on show by many of the artists. Read more about them on their pages from the convention programme: Jim Burns,    … Continue reading

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Publication of The Art of Fred Gambino

Copies of The Art of Fred Gambino: Dark Shepherd are in and we’re really pleased with everything about this book. Everything from the choice of images to the production values. Titan have been great to work with and have produced … Continue reading

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