New Items in Webstore

I posted a few new original works to my webstore. I’ve hightlighted them below. All works can be purchased directly from the store using Paypal and are shipped flat within  2 business days.

At the store you can also find a selection of other original works and prints.

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Interior illustration from Death Poems by Thomas Ligotti
ink on paper
9″ x 6″
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Cthulhu drawing from 2012 World Fantasy Convention Book
ink on paper
16″ x 12″
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Loosening the Weave
Interior illustration from the 25th Anniversary Edition of Clive Barker’s Weaveworld
5″ x 6,” on a 7″ x 10″ sheet.
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Transformation of the Carpet
Interior illustration from the 25th Anniversary Edition of Clive Barker’s Weaveworld
5″ x 6,” on a 7″ x 10″ sheet.

– Richard.

Remains

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Interior Illustration to Death Poems by Thomas Ligotti
to be published spring 2012 by Bad Moon Books
© Richard A. Kirk

I have the okay to show you one of the illustrations from Death Poems. This piece, which I call Remains is a meditation on those things that must be left behind, all our efforts at understanding our lives through collecting, classification, religion and science. This is a Wunderkammer of a finished life, the “dash between dates”, as expressed by the death row officer in Werner Herzog’s Into the Abyss.

The book was officially announced today.

Death Poems Cover Art

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Death Poems
2013
Oil
12″ x 16″
© Richard A. Kirk 2013

It’s been a while since my last post so I thought that tonight I’d show you something new. This is the artwork I created for a new edition of Thomas Ligotti’s “Death Poems.” The cover is a wrap around, meaning what you see on the left is the back cover and what you see on the right is the front. Of course the final product will also feature some lettering. The book will be published this year by Bad Moon Books. Remember, you can click on the image to see a larger version.

Richard.