MEMORY OF LIGHT

MEMORY OF LIGHT

MEMORY OF LIGHT I was honored to paint the cover image for the final book in the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, but it was a daunting prospect given the massive backstory of 14 books written over a span of 20+ years.Each volume, illustrated by the late...

GIFT FROM THE SEA

GIFT FROM THE SEA Originally painted for the 2005 Dragons & Mystics: The Art of Michael Whelan calendar.  Years later, Michael revised the image when he was the Artist Guest of Honor for DragonCon’s 25th Anniversary (the East Coast’s largest science...

UNMASKED

UNMASKED For fun I thought to portray my own interpretation of the “Crimson King” as an early Halloween riff… but the sight of police state brutality on Wall Street—and the mainstream news blackout of same—is horror enough for me this year. Jeez. Well, the...

WAY OF KINGS

WAY OF KINGS A new Whelan book cover is rare these days, but fans were delighted to see this one for best-selling author Brandon Sanderson. Michael has read more than his share of epic fantasy novels and took on this assignment with a bit of trepidation – especially when he...

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