This week on Internazionale, seven illustrations for the short story "The Dead Hand of Mr. Barati", by the Iranian writer Mahsa Mohebali. Thanks to director Giovanni De Mauro, as always!
Cover illustration and lettering for the ancient epic poem Beowulf, published by Paris Publishing Company.
Three book cover illustrations of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy for Italian publisher Einaudi, released on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the death of the author.
Thanks to Art Directors Monica Aldi and Jara Mavrides!
Latest cover illustration for Codice Edizioni: "Tutti i nomi di Dio" (Italian edition of All the Names They Used for God) by Anjali Sachdeva. A collection of stories that break down genre barriers - from science fiction to American Gothic to magical realism to horror - and are united by each character’s brutal struggle with fate.
Thanks to Enrico Casadei and Silvia Virgillo/Puntuale, as always.
This year I had the pleasure to illustrate the prestigious Calendar 2021 of Internazionale.
Thanks to editorial director Giovanni De Mauro!
Book cover illustration of "Nella casa dei tuoi sogni" (In the Dream House) by Carmen Maria Machado, published in Italy by Codice Edizioni: a chilling memoir about domestic abuse, detailing the author's abusive relationship with another woman. Thanks to Enrico Casadei and Silvia Virgillo/Puntuale, as always.
Happy to hear that these seven images have been accepted in the 3x3 Magazine International Illustration Annual No.17! The series of book cover illustrations made for Codice Edizioni got a merit, while "Phantom Gambler" made for Internazionale and "Bluebeard's Key" got honorable mentions.
Huge thanks to the judges, to Charles Hively and to all of the art directors and clients who commissioned the pieces!
Book cover illustration of "Lost and Wanted" by Nell Freudenberger, published in Italy by Codice Edizioni as "Perduta e attesa": a tale of friendship, loss and quantum physics. AD by Silvia Virgillo/puntuale.
This week on Internazionale magazine, four illustrations for "The Anchorite Wakes", a short Sci-Fi story by R.S.A. Garcia about an anchoress who's starting to see things that suggest the world isn’t quite what it seems to be.
Book cover of Hannah Versus The Tree by Leland de la Durantaye, published in Italy by Codice Edizioni as Hannah versus l'albero (2019). The main character is Hannah Syrls, a young woman who takes revenge on her rich and ruthless family. The wolf dog in the illustration refers to Hannah's animal instinct, and the tree is the symbol of her family. Thanks to art director Enrico Casadei and Silvia Virgillo/Puntuale Creative!
Recent works and news from my illustrator activity.