Thursday, April 10, 2008

From the Archives: C.J. Cherryh illustration 1982

Once upon a time, I painted images like this. It's an illustration from a book by C.J. Cherryh, called PORT ETERNITY, which was published in 1982. In those days I hobnobbed with the authors at conventions and Cherryh herself commissioned this one for her own collection. The story, as I dimly recall, takes place on a spaceship lost in warped reality, where the increasingly demented crew take on "Camelot" roles and Pre-Raphaelite robots fight dragonlike monsters. 

Acrylic on illustration board, 14" x 21".  

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