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A Lifetime of Artistic Achievement

Jim Burns was ‘surprised and honoured’ to receive the ‘Lifetime Artistic Achievement’ Chesley Award at Loncon. I wasn’t surprised because I probably know better than most just how hard he’s worked over the past forty years, how many authors he’s … Continue reading

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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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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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Jim Burns work for Sinclair Research

For those Sinclair fans out there it may also be of interest to know that Jim not only designed a promotional poster for the ZX81 computer but was also involved with the design of the C5 car and it’s potential … Continue reading

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