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PARASITE decoded


Greg Ruth

Let me begin to confess the obvious that I adore movies, and always have since I was very young. ADORE THEM. They were and remain for me a place of respite and escape but also where I found myself engaged in a way that helped build my passion for stories and narratives that now occupy most of my working life as an adult. They always made me want to draw and paint and back then-…

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Painting the New Warbreaker


Dan dos Santos

February 19, 2020 - 12 Years ago, I was commissioned by Tor books to create the cover from Brandon Sanderson’s novel ‘Warbreaker’. At the time, no one quite knew just what a phenomenon Brandon Sanderson, and his entire Cosmere, would become. Over the course of the past decade, Brandon’s literary universe, the Cosmere, expanded and I began to fall in love with it more and more. When I created the original Warbreaker painting, I was only familiar with a small part of this universe. But as time went on, I could begin to see the larger picture, and how themes of this particular book echoed throughout his others. It gave me a new appreciation for the novel, and a deeper understanding of how it worked within the larger scheme of things. I treated the original job like any other,…

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