[DWJ] Original Cover Art - A Tale of Time City

Judith Ridge judith.ridge at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 04:23:58 EST 2015


Gosh—so is anyone buying it?!

Judith

On 20 February 2015 at 07:57, Zachary Sparks <rykien at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello All,
>      I saw this today and thought I would go ahead and share it.
>
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Richard-Bober-original-book-cover-art-Diana-Wynne-Jones-Tale-of-Time-City-1989-/231481624032?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35e56145e0#ht_1390wt_1345
>      I must admit that I never really liked the cover for this edition, but
> I suspect now that was more to do with the border and text.  The actual
> artwork itself is quite stunning, if a little dark around the edges.
> I just thought that this was an interesting piece of history as I haven't
> really thought about cover artists doing actual paintings.  I imagine most
> cover art today is done on computers with Photoshop or other illustrating
> software.
>
> -Zach
>
> P.S. - Now I really want a 42nd Century Butter Pie.
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