Tialoc: Book of Thunder, by S.G. Mulholland
Front and back cover design for S.G. Mulholland's début novel, Tialoc: Book of Thunder.
This cover required several key elements that would be indicative of the flavour of the story and that would appeal to both fans of science fiction and fantasy.
The cover's main feature was to be the enslaved Leonine Warrior Kjartan, so it was crucial the character was true to the author's description. Below is an initial concept sketch.
Here is a short trailer, which brings the artwork to life, along with a specially composed piece of music.