Project Graveyard

  • Spec shark study for New York Aquarium. Never paid. 
  • Spec shark study for New York Aquarium. Never paid. 
  • Spec shark study for New York Aquarium. Never paid. 
  • Approved book cover sketch
  • Final cover painting. Revised and then rejected. Payment pending.
  • An advertising company hired me to do my take on the Blue Moon label. Rejected. Paid.
  • Mock up. Rejected. Payment pending.
  • Cover sketches for Undertow. Editors didn't want to go forward. Paid.
  • Cover sketches for Undertow. Editors didn't want to go forward. Paid.
  • Cover sketches for Undertow. Editors didn't want to go forward. Paid.
  • In creating the cover artwork I felt it important that the religous thread of the story be present, so I offered to and created the type treatmetn along with the artwork. The ended up changing the title to just The Guns of Ivrea, which meant scraping this typeography. Artwork will still be published. Duly paid.
  • Character design for A Wizard of Earthsea
  • Composition study for A Wizard of Earthsea
  • A publisher hired me to do an illustrated version of A Wizard of Earthsea. The art director and author like the work, but the author imagined details to look different. I told her I could only work from the text, not her imagination. The project ended. I declined payment.
  • A Wizard of Earthsea study
  • Hired to paint birds. Rush job, wasn't able to read the story. Approved sketch
  • Final artwork. They decided to go in another direction. Payment pending.