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'Mort' By Terry Pratchett

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I'm really happy to show you my first cover art for Terry Pratchett "discworld" novel: "Mort".

This will be the next French cover art for this amazing book.

I hope you'll like it!
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DJAntoni's avatar
Hey, I just bought this one, will probably read it after "Unseen Academics" (I know it's not the order in which they were written, but I think that's not critical... the first one I read was "The 5th Elephant" and that made me love his work, had I read "The colour of Magic" first it would have probably taken me longer to continue reading his books).  I like how the image seems "shot" with a fisheye lens :)
sophielegrand2013's avatar
Quand la mort est en vacances tout déraille. J'avais beaucoup aimé ce livre et l'illustration présente rend bien la loufoquerie de ce dernier.
TheRainbowPenguins's avatar
this is the firs book i ever read of terry, and that was an amazing experience. i love mort so much.
Roytrommely261's avatar
Old comment, but same here :)
Funny-Cherry-Cat's avatar
Нарисовали бы еще, а то мне красть арт неоткуда. ^_^ Мрр
KatyCrash's avatar
Amazing! Fantastic cover and representation of the book. =)
arcanisthedev's avatar
Hi ! Is it possible to find posters of your Discworld illustrations (via the editor, maybe ?) ?
MarcSimonetti's avatar
Well there's the official calendar with my illustrations available on amazon there:

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Some posters will be available soon on the Discworld emporium website...
Arlesienne's avatar
Death and those skull-like coconuts are marvellous :D.
Hamtja's avatar
kit7en's avatar
If this is Ysabell in the back ...well,the chocolates had gone on the right places ;) Love it !
Great work. I wish you had done also polish covers for Terry Pratchett's book
Joe-Roots's avatar
Colors here are the first thing that strike me. The composition with the blade is exceptional. This face is extremely convincing.
zJoriz's avatar
Quirky, but full of bright colours and great characters... and a load of symbolism and pro artwork there. I love it.
vmackay's avatar
Man... I'm... I dunno!
Really, to walk the shoes of the mythical Josh Kirby's covers for the Discworld collection must be some hell of a job and an absolute thrill!
But still you art work is amazing and totally to part with the originals!
Congrats!!!
perilousrealms's avatar
Oh my god you draw cover art for discworld novels??? That is incredible... I love the paul kidby illustrations. You are in very incredible company and this is an excellent art piece.
sylvainulg's avatar
sounds like I'm gonna print it and cover my old cover ^_^
RedDoktor's avatar
This is fantastic! Your style matches how I would imagine Discworld to be :D
Deblu's avatar
i loved playing find the skulls in this picture...but i dont think ysabel was THAT fat. o.O
nanamatsuba's avatar
your drawing are all very happy ~~~~
nice!!!!
Darklili7's avatar
I've read the book and your cover is just amazing, that's it, you really did hold the atmosphere!
Great!
Lucifelle's avatar
Great pic for a great book, although I think Mort's limbs could use a bit more knees. :D
NunsNBagels's avatar
I love it! Especially the skulls that are slipped in everywhere! The fly that Death is using looks just as awful as I thought, and the kitten in Mort's pocket is sweet. I have to say my favorite bit is Death in his touristy outfit. This is awesome.
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