Tech Designs for Romina Russell’s “Zodiac” Novels


– Zodiac Technology from the book series “Zodiac” by Romina Russell

I’m a big fan of drawing fantasy weapons and talismans, but this is my first set of a more sci fi nature. They are made for the universe of the Zodiac books by Romina Russell. The author is incredibly kind and fantastic. You can read more about the book series here. I’m crazy about her books, and can’t wait for the last book to come out! It’ll be on the shelves in Coles/Chapters/Indigo around December 6th.
These are the computer-like devices used in the different constellation systems that the lovely author @rominagarber invented. I can’t wait to read more about the Scorpio paintbrushes in the third book!

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Alternate Covers: Dustlands Trilogy

– New Cover designs for Dustalnds trilogy books 2: Rebel heart, and 3:Ranging Star

Yet another YA Novel Cover project, this time for the Dustlands Trilogy by Moira Young. They compliment the designs of the original cover for Dustlands 1: Blood Red Road. Now there is an alternative set for readers to choose from, if they were fans of that first book’s original design.

Variant Covers for “Crewel World” Series

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– Variant covers for the Crewel World series by Gennifer Albin

c_crewelThis project has a bit of a backstory: The first novel of the trilogy (Crewel) had a very unique cover design by Christian Fuenfhausen, as seen on the left.The subsequent covers had a very different look, and where designed by Larry Restant. The first book was reprinted with a new cover, also designed by him, to match. Now all copies of the triology have the matching covers (as seen bellow).

– Original cover of the novel in the series, “Crewel”

This project was an attempt to make a new set of the 2nd and 3rd books to compliment Christian Fuenfhausen’s cover. Now there is an alternative set for readers to choose from, if they were fans of that first book’s original design.

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Sketchbook Page – Iron Rich Foods and Anti-anxiety

A page from my sketchbook that I did when I found out I had low iron. My doctor recommended looking into iron-rich foods, to help maintain my iron once it was at a better level. Low iron is very common, especially in women!
I wanted a list of iron rich foods other than meat products, since just eating iron rich meat is not enough.

Along with that, I made a page of anti-anxiety techniques and reminders. I had struggled with anxiety a lot in college, and occasionally ever since.