Original book cover art

I am specialized in book cover, and also a numbered specialization of some subjects. We are excited to reveal artist michael whelans cover to the u. Eighty years of book cover design, joseph connolly. Long known as a visual artist as well as a literary one, tolkien left behind over 100 illustrations for the hobbit, one of which adorns 2011s harpercollins 75th anniversary edition of the book. Hello and welcome to the largest original art website in the world devoted to the sale, trading, and purchasing of golden age, silver age, bronze age, and current era comic book art from the 1930spresent.

The first cover looks like its some sort of epic, dark southern gothic family drama, the second looks like it should be the cover of salems lot, the third looks okay at first but the illustration style is kind of hairy and just looks like the monster book of monsters is hiding in the sewer, the fourth looks like pennywise invaded the sweet valley high series, the fifth is a person who may have been pulled from the cover of a caroline b. The artwork for some products is based on art from previous releases, especially if the newer article is somewhat related to the original in content. The artwork for newer products is usually based on that from previous releases, especially if the newer article is related to the original in content. Book cover art, book cover design, book art, collage book, buch design. Whwhite spine dj yyellow spine dj wwrap spine dj ppicture cover click on any cover to enlarge it. Cover art is an essential element in book production. The cover art archive is a joint project between the internet archive and musicbrainz, whose goal is to make cover art images available to everyone on the internet in an organised and convenient way. Rico nasty and kenny beats anger management might be the most menacing album of the yearand the album art perfectly captures that tone. The original art continued to be used, unchanged, through multiple editions, until 1975, when the sun and text were colored in with red. The worlds most expensive comic book art and why prices keep climbing action comics no. The cover of your book is almost as important as the contents inside. Links to book cover illustrators, book artists, and book. Derek murphy of creativindie covers is a brilliant designer and has designed a number of my own book covers. Pictures of every cover art of the first 66 hardy boys books.

Tolkiens original design for the lord of the rings trilogy books illustrates the meaning of each story in a perfectly simple, yet magical way. Caring about fantastic book cover design is one of those nonnegotiables for all authors. Too often, one quick glance is all the time you get to make an impression. In 1987, for the books fiftieth anniversary, the text on the cover was returned to its original coloration, while the sun remained red.

Bloomsbury is the british publication that has created both adult and childrens covers. Original book cover designs offers authors and writers unique and custom book cover. Cover art is the artwork depicted on the cover of a product, including game boxes, cd and dvd jewel cases, and book covers. Pulp art is the groundbreakingand ultimatebook on one of americas most important and spectacular forms of illustration art. Since the publication of harry potter and the philosophers stone in 1997, many publishers have created new editions of each book with new cover art provided by various illustrators. Alex merto a brilliantly cool cover for this book, with the two contrasting design styles. An upcoming auction in new york on june 5 has an incredible selection of original book cover art eleven by my count, an unusually large. It was designed by ellen raskin, who became famous as the author of the westing game. From original superman comic art and spiderman comic art, to original xmen comic art and batman comic art, graphic collectibles carries it all.

Fits smallerthinner hardcover textbooks up to 8x10. Every game in the doom series has its own distinctive cover, as do the various other doom engine games. There have been numerous books documenting album cover art, particularly rock and jazz album covers. Canvas book cover maker makes designing book covers amazingly simple even for nondesigners. Raskin was an accomplished artist who worked on hundreds of book covers. He also created these original cover designs for each book in the lord of the rings trilogy. For more info or if you are interested in commissioning some cover, you may contact me at mihael.

Original cover artwork for the swedisch hardcover edition of iskallt for 007 icebreaker written by john gardner. Premade book covers and ebook covers for independent authors on a budget. The rental to drivein theaters and weve got a clip and poster art. The vintage covers feature a different ring and border color for each book is a vibrant design element that gives each individual story within the trilogy its own mystical character. Make sure it sells out by creating an awesome cover design. This gallery honors the artists and designers whose work has graced the covers of george r. And five seconds is all the time you have to grab a readers. Woman, concept art, character concept, oc painting, games, scifi and fantasy.

A book cover is any protective covering used to bind together the pages of a book. Highres images of every original goosebumps book cover. Thoughtful, talented and professional, he uses his considerable creativity to deliver breathtaking work. The best book covers for fahrenheit 451, from 1953 to today. These are the types of books youd find on the shelves of the library in the clue mansion. The book cover he designed was beyond my expectations. Another highly influential early book cover designer was aubrey beardsley, thanks to his striking covers for the first four volumes of the yellow book 18945. Science fiction the history and cover art of science fiction published by penguin books from 1935 to the present day. Featuring double the amount of issues per book as the hardcover and paperback volumes, the walking dead omnibus volumes give readers the opportunity to collect robert kirkmans zombified series in beautiful deluxe hardcover editions. Collaborating with him was a pleasure and he responded to all notes quickly and openly.

The original comic art gallery for collectors and artists. Here, at original book cover design, we work tenaciously to help you make a lasting first impression that will pave the path for your publishing success. Heres the original book cover that inspired rico nastys. Duncan long is a magazine and book illustrator who has created cover illustrations for harpercollins, ps publishing, pocket books, ilex, fort ross, asimovs science fiction magazine, moonstone books, amazing stories magazine, isfic press, and many other publishers and selfpublishing authors. If youre interested in details about the art creation process, check out our article series featuring some of christophers most iconic works. The term pulp fiction has always had a certain resonance. Harry potter and the philosophers stone first hit shelves in the united kingdom on june 26, 1997, arriving stateside as harry potter and the sorcerers stone on sept. Adams, patricia doll for sale while trying to help a friend out of a difficulty, nancy faces danger in and around a. Martins writing and editing projects in many editions around the world. The adult edition usually depicts an object or place that plays a key part in the plot while the childrens one features a.

The book cover archive, for the appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design. When i first saw this book jacket i thought it would make a great package design. Youre no friend of mine, girls of canby hall book cover robert berran. You spent countless hours working on your book, you chiseled out each word with endless patience, you wrote and rewrote every sentence until everything was perfect. Our book teasers, social media cover art, 3d book renders and website. As it turns out, a fan over on imgur recently uploaded highresolution images of every single goosebumps cover from the original run, and we thought 90s kids who grew up. Scribner notes that its origin is somewhat unusual in that the cover art was designed before the manuscript was finished, resulting in a sort of collaboration between the artist and writer that. Inheritance cyclefinished works, just below, are followed by inheritance cycleconcept art, eragon and eldest cover mockups, other, and random sketches. Cover art refers to the artwork depicted on the cover of a product, whether a box, a book cover or a front sleeve. Design book covers with canvas free book cover maker.

Canvas free book cover maker is ridiculously easy to use even for the novice or notsotechsavvy writer. A walker adorns each cover in a square of color that. Original fairy tales, good books, books to read, leigh bardugo, up book. Some of the first radically modern cover designs were produced in the soviet union during the 1920s by. The first cover listed here is especially detailed because it also includes both black and white and full color illustrations inside, courtesy of cemetery dance publishers who released a limited anniversary edition of this book in 2011. Youve done the hard work and created an amazing book. By assets, i mean the photographs or other design elements from which the cover is derived, including original layout, composition, graphics, and. Revealing the cover to oathbringer, the third book in. The owner, mitch itkowitz, has been in the business of selling originalvintage comic art for over 40 years. Book cover art a black fox running best book covers, vintage book covers. See more ideas about book cover art, cover art and vintage book covers. Graphic collectibles comic art original comic art for sale.

Emulating the designs of other titles within a given genre can make a book look generic, but being too original with the design risks confusing. Stephen kings it was released over 30 years ago and has seen many different book covers over the years. But although i personally believe in paying professionals, im also aware that some people want to have a go themselves, or need to because of. Search over 150,000 pieces of comic art for sale from. The polish cover looks like a demented version of wheres waldo, and the russian cover manages to convey. See more ideas about fantasy book covers, sci fi and sci fi books. The credit on the first slide of this slideshow says the 1953 cover was illustrated by joe pernaciaro. We have a spectacular group of original comic art this auction. Search your local secondhand book store for the original cover. In the early days of comic book publishing, famous artists would pencil the many panels of a comic title. Premade book covers, made to overcome your competitors. Each product in the doom franchise, or in any other franchise related to the doom games, has its own distinctive cover. The most beautiful covers of fahrenheit 451 by aisha harris and juliana jimenez jaramillo since 1953, ray bradbury s novel fahrenheit 451 has sold more than 10 million copies. Welcome to the graphic collectibles online gallery of original, collectible comic artwork.

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