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Kim Newman - Overlook Book Plate No. 6.
Signed by Kim Newman.
Original artwork by Martin McKenna.
This Signed book plate is FREE with any purchase of any hardcover book by Kim Newman (this will not fit in a paperback).
Just add this to your cart, along with any Kim Newman hard cover title, when you check out and we'll include it with your order.
Please note: due to limited quantities only one plate per order.
About The Artist: Martin McKenna is a freelance illustrator based in the UK. He was born in London, and started out in illustration with work for fantasy & horror RPG fanzines in the '80s, in particular the H.P. Lovecraft-devoted Dagon. His first professional commissions came from Games Workshop for their magazine White Dwarf, and this began a long relationship with the company, illustrating lots of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay publications and the very first Warhammer 40,000 book, as well as many other GW books and boardgames.
He’s also produced artwork for various publishers around the world including Scholastic, Time-Warner, HarperCollins and Oxford University Press, illustrating popular authors such as Anne McCaffrey, Raymond E. Feist and Harry Turtledove, as well as some classics including Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde and The Silver Sword. He has also received the British Fantasy Award for Best Artist.
I illustrated the book accompanying the album release of Misterstourworm & the Kelpie's Gift, an orchestral work based on stories and characters from Scottish legend. My artwork was used as large-scale backdrops for live performances of the work by The Orchestra of Scottish Opera, with narration by Lord of the Rings actor Billy Boyd.
As an author, he’s written some books about digital art including Digital Fantasy Painting Workshop and Digital Horror Art, and edited Fantasy Art Now published by Collins. He’s also developed concept and production art for computer games, and film and television productions which have included the BAFTA-nominated The Magician of Samarkand for the BBC, and most recently Gulliver's Travels for 20th Century Fox.
Visit the artist's official site here: http://www.martinmckenna.net/
Artwork copyright 2011 by Martin McKenna in association with Overlook Connection Bookstore and Press.
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