Monday, February 8, 2010

Cover art - "The Fires of Heaven" by Robert Jordan

The covers of the ebook editions of Robert Jordan’s novels in “The Wheel of Time” series, released recently by Tor Books, are not only better than the original covers of the series, but they are gathering artists and artwork in a breathtaking collection. The latest artwork, which I found last week on the Irene Gallo’s blog, is made by Dan Dos Santos and it joins the wonderful series of cover artworks already released. On Tor.com we can also take a look over the process of creation behind “The Fires of Heaven” cover, with a few more sketches and with information about Dan Dos Santos’ work on this cover. Until now each cover was a wonderful piece of art and together they make an amazing collection of covers, one I would be very happy to have in a physical format. With David Grove for “The Eye of the World”, Kekai Kotaki for “The Great Hunt”, Donato Giancola for “The Dragon Reborn”, Sam Weber for “The Shadow Rising” and Dan Dos Santos for “The Fires of Heaven” it remains to be seen who will delight our eyes with the artwork for “Lord of Chaos”. We don’t have much to wait for that cover since the release date of ebook edition of “Lord of Chaos” is 16th of March.

2 comments:

Errant Knave said...

Mihai, the ebook cover artist for Lord of Chaos will be Greg Manchess. You can read about it and watch a video of him at work and answering questions at http://www.tor.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=blog&id=58600
And yeah, I love this cover of Moiraine.

Mihai (Dark Wolf) said...

Errant, thank you. That is very good news, because Greg Manchess is an amazing artist as well :)