Of course his art looks fantastic on dust jackets in the bookstore—and even reproduced on our website—but there is no substituting the wow factor of staring at his original paintings up close.
And then there’s the opportunity to speak with the artist himself. When Michael isn’t busy participating in panel discussions, he can usually be found at our booth.
Don’t believe me? Seek us out at SPECTRUM FANTASTIC ART LIVE this weekend in Kansas City!
In addition to stunning cover illustrations for THE WAY OF KINGS and A MEMORY OF LIGHT, there were several unique smaller works on display at JordanCon V last month. Preliminary concepts and studies for both paintings were inevitably snapped up by a few lucky souls.
Jason Denzel of Dragonmount recently wrote of his experience meeting Michael Whelan and taking home an alternative concept for A MEMORY OF LIGHT.