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Fantasy Sci-Fi Book Cover #3

Steampunk fantasy sci-fi charact

© Brian Allen 2017

Steampunk fantasy sci-fi charact

© Brian Allen 2017

Young-adult fantasy book cover I illustrated for author Charon Dunn, illustrating a scene from the book where a school is attacked, and the main characters and mech-suited police officer react in horror.

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Green Knight Fantasy Book Cover

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Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Dragon, knight, fantasy, young a

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Client:

Thomas Good

Description:

A fantasy author hired me to create this book cover illustration of his characters for his youth fantasy series of the Green Knight.

I love the challenge of designing characters from just a brief outline of a story.  The client asked me to create this in a softer pencil and digital painting style which is pretty different from my line-art driven style.  Real happy with how this turned out.

 

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Steampunk fantasy sci-fi characters on ship for book cover

Fantasy Sci-Fi Book Cover

Client:

Charon Dunn

Description:

Young-adult fantasy book cover I illustrated for author Charon Dunn, featuring a collection of steam-punk inspired dystopian characters.  The cover illustration shows the heroes making an escape as their ship is attacked by a fleet of mechanized mutant jelly-fish.

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Book cover illustration of a zombie usher eating a box of buttered brains in a movie theater.

Zombie Usher Book Cover Illustration

Client:

Philip Cerreta, Lights Camera Triva

Description:

Book cover illustration of a zombie usher enjoying a fresh box of buttered brains in a movie theater I illustrated for Phillip Cerreta’s new movie trivia book, “The Monster Book of Movie Monster Trivia.”  The client came to me with the idea of having a zombie in a theater enjoying a box of brains as if it were popcorn, and I thought it would be funny to dress him up in a tattered usher’s uniform.  I love finding new ways to draw zombies!

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Fantasy horror book cover with zombies

Zombie Horror Book Cover

Client:

V & R Publishing

Description:

This is a book cover I created for a series of fantasy/horror novels featuring a the strong female lead Allison Hewitt.  She goes on adventures slaying zombies with her trusty hatchet.  The cover was really fun to work on, because the author loved my style and wanted the cover to have a pop art/ serial horror magazine look.

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Book cover illustration of zombies

Zombie Illustration for Book Cover

Client:

Description:

Custom illustration I created for a new book by Des Parker called Lord of the Zombies. The illustration features all the main characters fighting a horde of zombies.

The book is a very fun and humorous take on the Zombie Apocalypse. And yes, that is a duck slicing through a zombie – you definitely have to read this book. Coming soon to Amazon.

Testimonial:

I am blown away. It is brilliant, you have done a stunning job. It is one of the best cover illustrations I have ever seen.

Book cover illustration of zombies

Book Cover

Book cover illustration of zombies

Book cover product view

Book cover illustration of zombies Detail View

Book cover illustration of zombies

Detail view

Book cover illustration of zombies

Concept sketches

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Colorful illustration of two monsters as high school students with backpacks

High School Monsters Book Cover

Client:

School Annual

Description:

I designed and illustrated these two monster characters for a book cover. The client wanted something colorful and fun, that younger students could identify with.

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Colorful illustration of two monsters as high school students with backpacks

Book Cover Illustration

Monsters Detail View

Monsters Detail View

Colorful illustration of two monsters as high school students with backpacks

Monster concept Sketches

 

Book cover illustration of a Garage Band

Book cover illustration of a Garage Band

Illustrated e-book cover for Jim Azevedo’s “How To Get Your Band Out Of The Garage,” a really entertaining walkthrough/guide for new bands seeking the limelight. Jim wasn’t exactly sure what he wanted for the cover when he first contacted me, he just knew that it had to be something with a lot of energy, and clearly legible at a small size. After running through some concept sketches, we arrived at this scene with the lead singer belting in the foreground, with the rest of the band rocking out in the background, playing as if they were on stage, not from a garage.

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Book cover illustration of a Garage Band sketches

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Book cover illustration of a Garage Band

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Book cover illustration of kids exploring

Book Cover Illustration

Cover illustration I created for a work of fiction by Jan Ferrigan for young readers.  The story is about a group of young adventurers trekking through the national parks, meeting magic creatures along the way.

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