We are delighted to announce that Tom Cole’s beautifully illustrated concertina book ‘Space Race’ for Nobrow, is out now! The much anticipated latest work from Tom does not disappoint. With stunning colours and a flowing narrative describing the events of the Space Race it makes a beautiful gift for those interested in space or just for those who love and appreciate illustration. Buy your own copy here.
Tom Cole is represented by the Artworks
Another year, another nomination for Artist Partners very own talented artist Larry Rostant! The David Gemmell Awards are just around the corner, being hosted this year at The Magic Circle, congregating together will the well known and highly respected fantasy Authors from the fantasy genre, top fantasy publishers and their editors who will also attend.
Many great talented names this year will be celebrating the 2012 awards ! The David Gemmell awards, was named after one of Britain’s most talented and best selling fantasy author’s David Gemmell who died in 2006 . David was the main judge of the national literary competition, "the Legend Writing Award" which was named after his breakthrough novel “Legend”. These awards were established and intended to "restore fantasy to its proper place in the literary pantheon”.
As in previous years, Larry Rostant appears once again in the shortlist, this time for his hugely successful cover for "Among Thieves" by Douglas Hulick. the book was published by Macmillan Books (Tor Imprint) and art directed by Neil Lang
Richard Jones has made a deviation from his usual photographically painted work, and has been developing his 3D skills in creating this new Science Fiction piece as a sample, the image attached is totally created in 3D using multiple software, all developed and modelled by Richard himself. Richard is now working on moving images and hopes to have created two working films by the end of the month which are ideally suited for promo’s for publishing and web use.
Richard Jones is represented by Artist Partners
Amazingly talented artist and animator Zdenko Basic, has just recently been given the green light to share the fantastic book trailer he worked on with Running press to promote the Steampunk triology that he and Manuel Sumberac recently worked on together.
Zdenko Basic is represented by Bright Agency
Stephen Player represented by Artist Partners is living and teaching art and illustration in San Francisco, but he still finds the time to
illustrate for special projects, and has recently produced a new sample image entitled "Death" for a forthcoming Caroc project.
Stephen has always enjoyed painting the macabre, graphic novels, and other fantasy and horror subjects. He is known for his collaboration on many
Terry Pratchett titles : including
"The Illustrated Wee Free Men "
"Colour of Magic 25th Anniversary Edition "
"Guards Guards Board Game"
Stephen's work can also be seen as an influence on the set designs on Sky One's film production of "Hogfather" also a Terry Pratchett project.
Stephen Player is represented by Artist Partners
Melvyn Grant is an artist whose work has been held with the highest esteem for many years!
Recently he was awarded a special prize for illustration by the Spanish Association Comic Con in Malaga, Spain. He was asked to attend as a guest of honour at the ceremony and awarded a prize as well as being voted best illustrator!
Melvyn always attracts an eclectic audience of fans as he has always worked in various genres of illustration – Children’s Books (covers and interiors). Terry Pratchett’s Picture Book and Calendars, Fantasy covers and Horror books, and his other identity as a much coveted album cover artist. Melvyn is the artist behind at least three of the most recent album covers for the world’s biggest heavy metal band *Iron Maiden* he has also acquired a huge fan base because of it, who enjoy following his work with ever increasing enthusiasm.
Quite recently Melvyn was asked to be involved in supplying the model Erin O’Connor with some prints of his work for her own MODEL SANCTUARY in Covent Garden !
Melvyn is also the cover artist behind many of the popular book covers by the author Darren Shan.
Wikipedia lists him many times over, with lots of interviews and links to his work if you want to find out more !
*Album covers illustrated by Mel Grant – for Iron Maiden
From Fear to Eternity
The Final Frontier
Death on the Road
And the single - Benjamin Breague
Melvyn Grant is represented by Artist Partners
Andrew Farley has created this striking artwork for the cover of ‘Wereworld: Rise Of The Wolf’. Shortlisted for the 2011 Waterstones Book Prize, ‘Wereworld: Rise Of The Wolf’ is an epic fantasy novel about a young mans battle with werecreatures determined to destroy him and his challenge to master the animal within.
Andrew Farley is represented by Meiklejohn Illustration
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