Yikes! It’s been too long since I last drooled over pretty cover art on this blog. We must remedy that at once! Welcome to Cover Art Monday, and today I’ll be looking at some of Dominic Harman’s work.
Confession: A large part of why I picked Harman is because of the awesome illustration he did for my friend Jo Anderton’s debut book, Debris (which you should all, of course, rush out and buy, if you haven’t already /shameless plug).
Behold and admire!
Harman also illustrated the iconic covers of Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series:
These covers are perfect for the books. The concept is simple, but the execution is visually striking and captures the premise–dragons in the Napoleonic era–wonderfully.
Some of Harman’s other work also includes science fiction:
… and more traditional sort of fantasy:
Do you have any favorite cover artists and/or illustrators? Let me know in the comments!