Tag Archives: Art

Digeridoo the whippo

Digeridoo, the monument-building “whippomorph” who gives our heroes some problems to solve in the very first scene I wrote for Fellow Tetrapod. Digeridoo’s version of India never collided with Asia, and the muddy mangrove swamps of the north Indian coast … Continue reading

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Orbital Aliens

Here’s a bad photo of some aliens I made. I’m thinking a lot right now about aliens that live in orbit around an Earthlike planet. Their distant ancestors evolved in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-sized gas giant in the same … Continue reading

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I’m on GanBreeder

You want to see more of this nonsense? Follow me on GanBreeder and keep an eye out for this stuff to show up in my books 😉

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Wheeler!

Look at this lovely glasslands wheeler Joschua Knüppe drew on an alien art stream! I’m glad he’s enjoying Junction.

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Leviathan

This picture is dedicated to Emil Minchev, who beta-read The Goose’s Wing and told me the end was better than the beginning. Phew! He asked for the leviathan cross , which is the alchemical symbol for sulfur, apparently? I don’t see how … Continue reading

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A Distinct Extinction

If extinctions are random in their effect, then replaying them will yield very different results. In this case, the dice (actually it was a random number generator) spelled oblivion for the crocodiles and pterosaurs, and obscurity for turtles and lizards, … Continue reading

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Two sketches

Two sketches for two beta-readers of The Goose’s Wing, Eric Scott Fischl and Victor Dimitrov. Thanks, guys! The first (for Victor) is a Petrolean dragon, looking a bit more majestic and less moist than I depict them in the novella. The second (for Eric) is … Continue reading

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Draw the Rabbit Skull, Daddy

“Draw the rabbit skull, daddy,” she said. “We’ll be conservationists together,” she said. So I drew the rabbit skull. And so did she. “I can’t draw rabbit skulls, daddy. This is a dolly pretending to be a princess. She has blue … Continue reading

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The Biomes of Junction

  An overview of the alien biomes traversed by the Houlihan-Matsumori Expedition From top left to bottom right: The Glasslands (no Nun name) Silicates dissolved in mild sulfuric acid, warmed by geothermal heat. Think living fishbowls–giant diatoms. The Wormwood (Sokok … Continue reading

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Junction Fan Art!

Something good’s coming out of Junction aside from my sweet caffeine-flavored tears: FAN ART!   The first is a Lizard-bug by artist and cover-designer Viergacht. Love the eyes and those vestigial wings. Mm. Delicious. Next is a glasslands wheeler by Joschua … Continue reading

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