I have just listed an original illustration on Ebay. This one was for Caitlin R. Kiernan's Mythos Tales, Houses Under the Sea published by Centipede Press. This is a bit of an experiment, so we'll see how it goes!
This is an illustration for one of Caitlin R. Kiernan's short stories in the recently published Houses Under the Sea (Centipede Press). I'm showing the image in its original state because I like the warmth of the off white Arches paper (the file submitted to the publisher was altered for printing). The finished book is... Continue Reading →
The good folks a PS Publishing posted an announcement in this week's newsletter for a new edition of To Charles Fort With Love by CRK. It included my cover art - Entomologist's Daughter. Richard.
This is a second illustration for Caitlin R. Kiernan's Houses Under the Sea, forthcoming from Centipede Press, and the last that I can show for now. It goes with a story called Houndwife and was also done with carbon pencil. In this post, I also want to give a shout out to my friend Steve... Continue Reading →
I am showing you an illustration I did for the forthcoming Houses Under the Sea by Caitlin R. Kiernan (the image is shown as a crop in the link). This is the first time I have illustrated a book using carbon pencil instead of ink. It was an interesting process as the medium took the drawings... Continue Reading →
PS Publications will be publishing my illustrated short story collection Magpie's Ladder in 2018! I'll post news about that project here as details become available. In the meantime, have a look at these two forthcoming titles from PS featuring my artwork and great cover design by Michael Smith. Give the PS site a visit if... Continue Reading →
Following a very busy autumn, I'm now finally sitting down to plan creative work for 2017. My new novel Necessary Monsters is scheduled to be published by Resurrection House/ Arche Press in May. I thought I'd share the description from the distributor's website. Lumsden Moss is an escaped thief and an unrepentant bibliophile with a... Continue Reading →
Caitlin R. Kiernan has posted this illustration to her blog, so I guess I am okay to share it here as well. This is for the forthcoming Houses Under the Sea, Mythos Tales. Caitlin has provided details about this book on her blog. The book also features amazing art by John Kenn Mortensen and Vince... Continue Reading →
Dictionary.com defines grotesque as fantastic in the shaping and combination of forms,as in decorative work combining incongruous human and animal figures with scrolls,foliage,etc. This new piece is the first of many I'm doing on a beautiful block of 140lb Arches coldpress paper. My go-to paper is their hotpress, but the texture of the coldpress is... Continue Reading →