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Blindsight novel rerelease cover art

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Finally got to see the sci-fi book I did a cover for.. here it is “Wurlitzer of Doom” cover for the Russian Special Edition of "Blindsight" novel by Peter Watts rerelease!
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S7alker117's avatar
This book was amazing. You actually portrayed both ships exactly as I've envisioned them. Good job! :D
xechon's avatar
Strange book, but a good book. I love this rendition!
Do you mind if we use this cover art translation of the book?
GreyHues's avatar
Ohh damn, missed this one sry, well I dunno coz copyrights are owned by the client... In case it's not commercial use, it might be ok... maybe
TerranAbassador's avatar
An excellent cover for an excellent novel. I especially love the Theseus' design, and the lighting is lovely.

Personally, I imagined the construct to have a more irregular shape, but I kinda like this take on it; it helps sell the "eldritch and kinda menacing" nature it has in the novel.
GreyHues's avatar
Yeah that was the challenge I faced when designing this thing... it doesn't follow the description of the ship literally, but going for a very abstract shape makes it very difficult to get the proper emotional response from a viewer who is unfamiliar with the content and just saw the book on the shelf for the first time.. So I had to play safe and go for sharp and hostile shapes >.<
R153's avatar
This looks intense. Not similar, but I really reminds me of knights of sidonia.
IZTheDoomMovie's avatar
Wow! Nice use of lighting. Really is eye catching (exactly what a cover should be! ;) ) what's the story about, if I may ask?
GreyHues's avatar
Something like dark first contact sci-fi
IZTheDoomMovie's avatar
Yeah, so I've been told. :) Definitely interesting, worht a look when I can find the time.
dynastes's avatar
It's about a team of special humans and one vampire, who travel to an alien object, to discern if it is a threat for planet earth.
One of the best books i have ever read, excellent hard science fiction. :)
IZTheDoomMovie's avatar
Noice! I'll be sure to check it out. I assume it's available on Amazon or some such ebook site?
dynastes's avatar
You can get it for free on the author's website, if you like digital books: www.rifters.com/real/Blindsigh…
IZTheDoomMovie's avatar
TerranAbassador's avatar
The author actually put it up on his website for free:

www.rifters.com/real/Blindsigh…

Alternatively, if you prefer something less internet-dependent, you can find it, printed or kindle, on Amazon, though you'll have to pay for it there:

www.amazon.com/Blindsight-Pete…

I recommend reading the web version, at least. It's a bleak tale, but it's thought-provoking and fun to read anyway.
IZTheDoomMovie's avatar
I'll be sure to check it out. Thanks for the links!
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