Two posts this week.
Another Dragonology cover (there will be another two shortly). These are re-issues, and will contain the original interior illustrations by the excellent Douglas Carrel and Nick Harris. As usual, I’ve attached the preliminary bits and bobs to show how the piece developed. Despite the complicated perspective, this one seemed to slot into place without too much fiddling about (much to my surprise – I was expecting trouble).
Secondly, I am guest blogging over at http://www.davidficklingbooks.co.uk/blog/
This month’s subject is about tragedy and how writers deal with it. I followed on from Richard Collingridge’s post where he describes how illustrators can create a suitable mood for such a topic. Being a happy-go-lucky scamp, I have managed to avoid these sort of serious issues throughout my career, which is why my article is quite short…