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Before the Ride by Carl Rudolf Huber (1839–1896) 1866, oil on canvas, 24.8" x 35.2"

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Artist Darrel K Sweet Darrell K. Sweet (August 15, 1934 – December 5, 2011) was a professional illustrator best known for providing cover art for science fiction and fantasy novels, in which capacity he was nominated for a Hugo award in 1983. Sweet was born in Highland Park, New Jersey. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1956 with a degree in fine arts. He also produced art for trading cards and calendars. He was famous for providing the covers of the fantasy epic saga The Wheel of Time. He was also the illustrator for the well-known Xanth series by Piers Anthony, the Saga of Recluce series by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. and the Runelords series by David Farland as well as the original cover artist for Stephen R. Donaldson's series The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever. His career in science fiction began in 1975, when Judy-Lynn del Rey hired him to produce the front cover for Fritz Lieber's novel Gather Darkness. Between 1975 and 2005, Sweet produced over 3000 images. He died in 2011. #art #painting #Illustration #fantasy

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Before the Ride by Carl Rudolf Huber (1839–1896) 1866, oil on canvas, 24.8" x 35.2"

228 views · Jan 13th

Artist Darrel K Sweet Darrell K. Sweet (August 15, 1934 – December 5, 2011) was a professional illustrator best known for providing cover art for science fiction and fantasy novels, in which capacity he was nominated for a Hugo award in 1983. Sweet was born in Highland Park, New Jersey. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1956 with a degree in fine arts. He also produced art for trading cards and calendars. He was famous for providing the covers of the fantasy epic saga The Wheel of Time. He was also the illustrator for the well-known Xanth series by Piers Anthony, the Saga of Recluce series by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. and the Runelords series by David Farland as well as the original cover artist for Stephen R. Donaldson's series The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever. His career in science fiction began in 1975, when Judy-Lynn del Rey hired him to produce the front cover for Fritz Lieber's novel Gather Darkness. Between 1975 and 2005, Sweet produced over 3000 images. He died in 2011. #art #painting #Illustration #fantasy

173 views · Jan 13th