"The Mysteries of Moonsea"
"One of the more challenging compositions that I have been faced with, this image needed to have many different elements that all worked in a unified design. Reviewing several other images executed by other artists for book covers in this series, I wanted to do something different than the standard point of view, right to left design. Knowing that the spine of the book would divide the composition in half, I essentially needed to make two paintings that could be viewed as one image. Strong diagonals from each corner meet along this line.