Wonderfully versatile artist Richard Merritt has recently completed a fantastic set of 6 book covers for Reader's Digest. Forming their 'Worlds Best Reads' series, Richard has provided simple but delicate silhouette work for the much loved classics, Wuthering Heights, Pride and Prejudice, Treasure Island and Kidnapped, Oliver Twist, The Moonstone, and the Sherlock Holmes books, The Hound of the Baskervilles and A Study in Scarlet. Individually they are stylish, and together they are great collection and compliment to some of the World's most famous authors.
Richard Merritt is represented by The Organisation
The David Gemmell Legend Awards have just announced their short list for the best book covers for this year!
Artist Partners' Artists once again appear very strongly and dominate the nominations for this years book covers appearing in the highly prestigious David Gemmell Legend Awards – Artist Partners and their artists are very strong in this particular fantasy genre, and they are delighted to present the works of the nominated artists:
Bob Lea, Larry Rostant and Paul Young
Artists and the pieces that they're nominated for are:
LEA, Bob - Cover of "The War of the Dwarves" by Markus Heitz
Serge Seidlitz was commissioned by Macmillan Publishers to work on the repackaging of the well loved Judy Blume books. The emphasis was to open Judy Blume up to a whole new audience and to develop a signature style that would work across eleven titles in the series, from the younger children's books to the teen titles.
Above is a selection of Serge¹s designs for the first batch of covers to be published. Forever and Are You There God, It's Me Margaret are available now, keep your eyes peeled for the rest to be released over the coming months.
Serge Seidlitz is represented by Debut Art
Adrian Valencia's illustration features on the cover of the fourth in the "Spellman" detective series published by Simon & Schuster. The Spellman's Strike Again is both humourous and classy, and Adrian's illustration is perfect for the cover.
Adrian Valencia is represented by Eastwing
Katarzyna Klein has illustrated the cover for the new title by Charlaine Harris. Katarzyna has captured the atmosphere of suspense which runs through the The Lily Bard Mysteries perfectly. The book is published by Gollancz and is available in hardback now.
Katarzyna Klein is represented by Eastwing
Commissioned by Scholastic USA Katie Wood has illustrated several covers for their teen horror series "Poison Apple". Katie's images have just the right combination of girly teen appeal and dark mystery, which perfectly reflect the stories.
Katie Wood is represented by New Division