Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Flaming Sword Pics
I was just at an Sf convention called Lunacon...sold a bunch of paintings that illustrate stuff from my unpublished novel Flaming Sword....posted the first chapter of that a while ago. Anyway, I thought you guys might like to see some of the art; over the next few days, I'm going to post eighteen or so pictures. Click on 'em, and they get much bigger.
Re the book, it's the latest installment in the Zorachus series; it involves an attempt by some really demented bad guys to invade an alternate-universe Garden of Eden and make themselves gods. The Garden in question is located in a vast canyon ringed by The Shuddering Mountains---that's them in that first picture---and the passes are guarded by some pretty freaky fauna, such as the Slotbeast, who's that fire-drooling curled-up fella in the second picture. The third painting shows an Antlerbeast, a creature who guards her young with a hutlike canopy of horns...