Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Two new book covers by Paul Hess

Always the master of unsual perspectives, Paul was able to handle a tricky brief from Rita Frangie at Penguin US for Murder for Choir (left). Also a cover for Guy Kennaway at Vintage. Bird Brain is a book about a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Jim Kay

A Monster Calls is now beginning to win prizes. Written by Patrick Ness, of course, and many congratulations to him and also to Jim Kay whose illustrations have also made a huge contribution to this marvellous book. Patrick is very … Continue reading

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Illuxcon 4, the fantasy art exhibition

A trip to Illuxcon, the exhibition and sale of fantasy art in Altoona, Pennsylvania, is something not to be missed by anyone interested in fantasy art. The organisers of the show, Pat and Jeannie Wilshire, also have plans to extend … Continue reading

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Illuxcon 4, an oils demonstration

One of the most intense experiences at Illuxcon was John Harris’s demonstration in the auditorium. He’d been asked to show how he begins a new painting in oils, and this was filmed and shown live on the large screen. The … Continue reading

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