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
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