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Isaac Asimov - Foundations Trilogy | Cover Art

In May this year I was asked if I would like to illustrate the cover for a new (Italian) print of Isaac Asimov Foundations Trilogy, an offer I couldn't refuse. This is without doubt the most honourable request I've received as an artist who's been doing science fiction & space artwork since I was 13 years old, which is also how I began doing digital art. I received my own copy of the book this week and to see my artwork with Asimov's name is just insane to me! I had a lot of fun illustrating the cover even with the pressure I had doing it!

I uploaded more pictures of the cover in a Facebook post and the book can be found in the Mondadori Store.

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Isaac Asimov has other important things to say such as "Bathroom Metaphor" to challenge reverse eugenic Malthusian religionist Atwoodian worship of childbirth pregnancies of genetic imperialism to breed golems to do there biding similar to Aldous Huxley's "London Central Hatchery and Conditioning Center" and George Orwell's "Artificial Insemination Anti-Sex League" .


"Science In Science Fiction" by Peter Nicholls and an vintage interview of Isaac Asimov has a commentary on how one can not have intelligent life on a small scale due to lack of complexity of neural synapse dendrite connections.


Also Isaac Asimov has an interesting commentary on dangers of believing in a religion and like Arthur C. Clarke often were often censored for opposition to back to nature environmentalist hippie craze of 1964 to 1974.

Quainterrisi's avatar

This is so cool! Love the work of Isaac Asimov.

GlennSchoch's avatar
Excelent great work art 😁
RendellaDaisy's avatar
This is so cool! I love the colors and the scale of it.
GabrielBStiernstrom's avatar
Thank you! :) I appreciate it!
Do you take commissions?
GabrielBStiernstrom's avatar
Yes. Contact me at gabriel.bjst@gmail.com if you want to discuss something.
Sounds good. I just sent you an email.
ErikShoemaker's avatar
big congrats on this achievement, it's well deserved :clap:
Shade-of-Stars's avatar
Great art for a great book! Congratulations!
Andorada's avatar
Omg, as I love Asimov myself, I can imagine the thrill you got :faint: Congratulations :clap: It looks awesome!
GabrielBStiernstrom's avatar
Thank you! I'm glad to hear that you like it!
IzzuThug's avatar
Looks really cool! Great job!
TJANGEL20202's avatar
ive seen your artwork and I have to say I like the design of it all. the way in how its coloured as well as the imaginative outcome of the work itself. I too am in to this style of artwork and would appreciate it if you could have a look on my page and see what you think of my work. place if you like watch my page as well as comment as it helps a lot. but again very good artwork. I look forward to seeing what you do next.
GabrielBStiernstrom's avatar
Thanks! I appreciate your kind words!
I looked at your work, I haven't done much sculpting myself but I can imagine it being a lot of fun. You're quite good at it! I enjoyed the diorama type of sculpts where there was a lot of things and details going on. Nice work!
Andromeva's avatar
Great work! Absolutely incredible.
Makes me wish we were this far in sciences already.
GabrielBStiernstrom's avatar
Thank you, I'm glad you like it!
I too wish this was our daily reality, would have been spectacular.
Delta406's avatar
Congrats on the commission! That is indeed an honor.
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Atlantis0815's avatar
Very pretty, well done!:) (Smile) 
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