Monday, January 21, 2008

ELRIC: TSOS Sneak Peek #2

"The Fire Giant" -- another of my interior illustrations from Michael Moorcock's forthcoming ELRIC: THE STEALER OF SOULS, due out February 19 from Ballantine/Del Rey. Pencil on Crescent illustration board, 6"x12". Bonus -- a short Elric music mix I looped for inspiration through the hours working on the Elric book.

1. "Carmina Burana: I. O Fortuna" / Carl Orff / London Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox

2. "Da Pacem Domine" / Arvo Part / The Hilliard Ensemble

3. "Mars, the Bringer of War" / Gustav Holst / London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti

4. "Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age" / Gustav Holst / London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti

5. "The Man Who Sold the World" (Live) / David Bowie

6. "The Pretty Things Are Going to Hell" / David Bowie

7. "Ace of Spades" / Motorhead

8. "The Call of Ktulu" / Metallica


Blogger Lou Anders said...

Yay, Bowie.
Another gorgeous one.
Can't wait for this book.

11:49 AM  
Blogger lemec said...

Majestically peerless!

The ideal representation of Michael Moorcock's characters,worlds,themes and moods!

Exquisite artwork,John!

You really give us the very best!


Joe Grabiak (lemec)

9:26 PM  
Blogger John Picacio said...

Thanks, Lou. Yeah, that Bowie mix you made me got a lot of play during these drawings as well....

Thanks, Joe. That means a lot coming from you. I really appreciate it! :)

10:19 PM  

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