Book cover for
The Grippenham Tales

When John Cee Stannard, who I’ve designed several album covers for before, got in touch to ask if I would like to illustrate a book cover for his first self-published novel I couldn’t have been happier.

Working with John is always a pleasure; he often brings great ideas of his own to the table as starting points whilst remaining open to any suggestions or art direction I propose over the course of production.

The Grippenham Tales is a young adult fantasy novel set in the bizarre and colourful land of ShireGrip. Discussions with John about how best to capture the themes of the story, which centre around the use of a mysterious and powerful potion, led to the creation of a digital painting featuring several mystical items and locations bursting from the pages of the book.

The Grippenham Tales is available to buy from the Kindle Store and you can find out more about John’s work at the websites for his music and writing.

Book cover for
The Grippenham Tales

When John Cee Stannard, who I’ve designed several album covers for before, got in touch to ask if I would like to illustrate a book cover for his first self-published novel I couldn’t have been happier.

Working with John is always a pleasure; he often brings great ideas of his own to the table as starting points whilst remaining open to any suggestions or art direction I propose over the course of production.

The Grippenham Tales is a young adult fantasy novel set in the bizarre and colourful land of ShireGrip. Discussions with John about how best to capture the themes of the story, which centre around the use of a mysterious and powerful potion, led to the creation of a digital painting featuring several mystical items and locations bursting from the pages of the book.

The Grippenham Tales is available to buy from the Kindle Store and you can find out more about John’s work at the websites for his music and writing.

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Book cover design for The Grippenham Tales