Sci-fi Imagineering (January2022)

The latest in my somewhat haphazard Imagineering posts features the artwork of Rick Guidice. He was born and raised as a cool California dude, living close to the burgeoning Silicon Valley, and started out doing architectural illustration at the age of sixteen, before studying fine art at university. This was at a time when computer […]

How to improve your book cover designs using two Blender 3D tricks

I’ve been making covers for my books using Blender 3D from the very first one released back in 2015. I don’t consider myself a fantastic artist (my drawing skills are at the scribble level!) but I’ve got reasonably good at modeling, texturing, and all the rest of the things needed to create mostly pleasing images. […]

Sci-fi Imagineering (September 2020)

As I mentioned in last month’s post, Peter Elson created many of the covers for Harry Harrison’s books, but he wasn’t the only brilliant artist to do so. This month’s image comes from Alan Craddock, another British artist, who created the eye-catching image below. He also worked on my favorite comic 2000 AD, which gave […]