Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Heart of What Was Lost


Jacket illustrations for Klett Cotta Publisher.
Graphic Design by Birgit Gitschier

Tad Williams – Leid, Dorn, Hellnagel – jacket illustrations

Final Cover – graphic design by Birgit Gitschier




Illustrations done for Klett Cotta Publisher:
The Dragonbone Chair
Stone of Farewell
To Green Angel Tower (last one is splitted into two books now – two illustrations)

Game of Thrones Houses – part#2


Die Quelle der Schatten




illustration – draft (Rohentwurf–Detail)

"Was die Drei am Horizont wohl erwartet hätte...."

Originally illustrated for a cover but it was completely discarded.
further drafts:

 


Magie der 1000 Welten


Coverillustration for the third and last book of "Die Magie der 1000 Welten" by Trudi Canavan.
Penhaligon, Randomhouse


Moving Target 2 (Children Book)



jacket illustration Moving Target 2

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Surivor Dogs – new edition (Children Books)

Survivor Dogs II by Erin Hunter –  Coverillustration Book 1




Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Rick Riordan's "Magnus Chase" (and the Hammer of Thor)


Original illustration for the second part by Rick Riordan.
I only created the illustration, but I really love the final graphic design, so I show both.
(Publisher Bookereij, final cover)


Magnus Chase II

Monday, August 01, 2016

Platz #4 bei "Schönste Fantasy-Cover" – Buchaktuell.de

Unter nachstehendem Link sind die Gewinner der schönsten Fantasy-Cover des letzten Herbst/Winterprogramms zu sehen. Dieses Cover, für welches ich die Illustration letztes Jahr erstellte, belegt einen stolzen 4. Platz. Vielen Dank! :)

Husbergs FROSTFLAMME - Platz 4; in Zusammenarbeit mit Nele Schütz.

http://www.buchaktuell.de/news_detail/datum/2016/07/27/schoenstes-fantasy-cover-erzaehlband-gewinnt.htm

Meine Kollegin und Freundin Isabelle Hirtz hat sogar den 3. Platz belegt!
Wir sind stolz unter den besten 5 zu sein! YAY! :)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Thronsaal

Originally I created this background illustration for a cover. 
Perhaps you may recognize which one. ;)



Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Rick Riordan's "Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor"

This is really exciting for me: on amazon the new book by Rick Riordan "Magnus Chase" has been announced.
But the cover has not been revealed yet.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Game of Thrones: House Emblems – part#1




House emblems #1 of the new edition of "The Song of Ice and Fire"  | "Game of Thrones" published by Penhaligon, 2016.
The other houses – of course – will follow.

Final covers – designed by Isabelle Hirtz:

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Die Saat der Schatten



complete illustration and final cover
Blanvalet, Randomhouse



Inquisition


Character illustration for the cover "Der Weg des Inquisitors" by Frank Rehfeld.
The background changed for the final version.




Thursday, April 21, 2016

Die Fäden der Zeit 2


Lori M. Lee  
Second part of the saga: "Ninurta".
Blanvalet, Randomhouse.



Moving Target – Children Book


 Cover-/ Jacket Illustration for "Moving Target" by Christina Diaz Gonzalez
 – analogue sketch of the first idea and final cover version –






Marketing Illustration: Colloseum (Children Book)


Backgrund illustration for the display of the book Mark of the Thief  by Jennifer Nielsen.
Part of the illustration was also used for the background of the cover.
German edition, Gulliver/Beltz publisher.



Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Dragon Illustrations




Both for Daniel Aronson's "Song of Dragons" German edition. 
Left part two, right alternative illustration of part one. (Blanvalet)

Monday, November 30, 2015

Scott Gier "Die Genellan Chroniken" eBooks



part one of the saga:



When I did the whole cover arts I was inspired by titles and posters like Halo, EVE, 
Mad Max, Transformers and of course Star Trek.

And I really wish there would be more Sci-Fi. I love doing it!