To be honest, i was a little skeptical of warbreaker for about the first 100 pages. Book cover illustration with dan dos santos dvd video. Sanderson said he fell in love with santoss work and asked for him to illustrate the book. Nov 12, 2017 theres mistborn currently 6 books and 1 short story with a 7th book on the way, elantris 1 book, 1 short story, another planned, warbreaker, white sand graphic novel, 2 issues released so far, several short stories, and many more planned. And, as always, the tireless efforts of larry yoder deserve a note, as well as the excellent work of tors art director genius, irene gallo. Im glad warbreaker is the next book to get the leatherbound. I have read many articles on this topic, but this one is the best and wellwritten. It takes a book cover which happens to be tors warbreaker, by brandon sanderson from concept to finish. Dans art has graced many book covers, and our favourites in particular, the mercy thompson series, which you, our lovely readers, will have seen many times before on the blog.
Robert jordan fans celebrate the wheel of time team jordan on the gathering storm wheel of time bk 12 interview with harriet mcdougal and brandon sanderson interview with brandon sanderson interview with leigh butler brandon sanderson interview interview with brandon sanderson, author of the hero of ages towers of midnight book trailer dan dos santos warbreaker cover illustration oil. Log in or sign up for facebook to connect with friends, family and people you know. Despite my minor grippes, with its unique magic system, compelling characters, a sweet romance and intricate plot, warbreaker is indeed a most excellent book. Last year, i was able to meet and spend time with michael j. Join facebook to connect with dan santos and others you may know. Dan dos santos did the cover art of this book, and i strongly suggest you check out his website and his other work, because i think hes one of the best in the business right now. Robert jordan fans celebrate the wheel of time team jordan on the gathering storm wheel of time bk 12 interview with harriet mcdougal and brandon sanderson interview with brandon sanderson interview with leigh butler brandon sanderson interview interview with brandon sanderson, author of the hero of ages towers of midnight book trailer dan dos santos. The making of warbreaker the 10th anniversary edition the.
He is responsible for the tor cover art of warbreaker. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Brandon sanderson urban fantasy wiki fandom powered by wikia. Dan dos santos is a visual artist who created the cover art for warbreaker and has contributed. It takes a book cover which happens to be tors warbreaker, by brandon sanderson from concept. The name of the wind 10th anniversary publishes october 3rd. Posted by dan dos santos thursday, june 27th, 2019by dan dos santos there is a surprising amount of equipment in my studio that i. Geek squad tech support on 10 thingscontrast really helpful article. Dan attended the school of visual arts from and dan dos santos is another outstanding usbased digital illustrator were going to feature today. For every book cover i do, i typically offer my client about 3. Hes the cover artist for patricia briggs mercy thomas books and diana rowlands white. Book cover illustration with dan dos santos dvd video, 2008. The cover in question is, brandon sandersons warbreaker. The fires of heaven ebook cover by dan dos santos f wizard robes cloak casting scrolls magic book story by dan dos santos lg the fires of heaven, volume five of robert jordans the wheel of time, will be available in ebook form february in celebration of jordans work we have commissioned fourteen artists, each int.
Dan has also created some beautiful covers for other authors, such as gini koch and lucy a. He has been nominated for the hugo award seven times. This fullbleed print measures 12x16 inches, and is printed on heavyweight stock. Dans work spans a variety of genres including novels, comics and film. Brandon was working on his thirteenth novel when moshe feder at tor books bought the sixth he had written. Stop into dan dos santos booth in the hyatt artshow to catch a sneak peek at the new.
Dan dos santos paints brandon sandersons warbreaker. Warbreaker cover artist dan dos santos is the artist guest of honor, and my tor editor moshe feder. Dan dos santos well known for his colorful oil paintings, most often depicting strong women, dan dos santos work spans a variety of genres, including novels, comics, film, and video games. It begins with an interview with irene gallo, art director at tor books, and ends with photographing the final painting. Dan dos santos illustrations of the name of the wind. We just got some pictures of the warbreaker leatherbound. He also did the art for the name of the wind 10th anniversary edition. This little feature is just one of the many ways this edition is the highest quality book weve ever produced and were excited to see how you respond.
This is a fantastic work that appeals to a huge audience. Everything, including sketches, oil painting techniques, color theory and even salary, is discuss at length. Warbreaker, the stormlight archive, and the covers for dreamer and snapshot. He also has at least 5 noncosmere series released with more planned as well. Yes he did the warbreaker cover and did the ishi and shalash endpapers for oathbringer. Like his other books this had great world building, a fantastic and unique system of magic, and a ton of memorable characters. On october 2nd, the signed page will welcome patrick rothfuss, interior anniversary artist dan dos santos, and mapmaker nate taylor for a triplesigned event.
Dan dos santos illustrator dan dos santos illustrations. She needs a story ill be scribbling away creative concept art by dan dos santos poison sleep dan dos santos is a talented painter whos good at drawing at his early age. Warbreaker is a cosmere novel by brandon sanderson, which is available for purchase in bookstores or for. Book cover illustration with dan dos santos youtube. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Warbreaker is another great brandon sanderson epic fantasy novel. This dvd documents the painting of the cover for brandon sandersons book, warbreaker. Dan dos santos is another outstanding usbased digital illustrator were going to feature today.
Vivenna has been raised her entire life to marry the god king of the rival nation of hallandren, in the hopes that this marriage will forestall hallandrens invasion of idris, which they have been threatening for years. Watch dan dos santos walk you through his entire process of creating the cover for brandon sandersons novel, warbreaker, from conception to finish. Throughout each step, chesley award winner dan dos santos talks at great length about everything from salary to color theory. Join facebook to connect with dan dos santos and others you may know. On thursday night im signing at dreamhaven books, and then friday to sunday im author guest of honor at minicon.
Tor has published elantris, the mistborn trilogy and its followup the alloy of law, warbreaker, and the way of kings and words of radiance, the first two in the planned tenvolume series the stormlight archive. Back then, i didnt even realize how important this standalone would become in the overarching magnitude of sandersons cosmere universe. Massive black released a trailer for their upcoming instructional dvd, book cover illustration with dan dos santos. Dan dos santos is one of the official artists for team dragonsteel, if i remember correctly. One thing were doing for the warbreaker leatherbound, is adding drop caps to all the chapter headings. Whether youve loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Theres mistborn currently 6 books and 1 short story with a 7th book on the way, elantris 1 book, 1 short story, another planned, warbreaker, white sand graphic novel, 2 issues released so far, several short stories, and many more planned.
Warbreaker is bound in premium bondedleather, and the pages are smythsewn, not glued like most regular books. Dan santos, novelist dan santos writer, books, novels. Featuring the official endpaper art from the warbreaker. Dan dos santos is well known for his beautiful fantasy and scifi themed paintings. Princess siri, a character from yet another brandon sanderson book, warbreaker. Sanderson has not stated anything about possible location, events, or characters involved. Brandon sanderson needs to get busy writing the sequel to warbreaker. Warbreaker is a fantasy novel written by american author brandon sanderson. Warbreaker is more lighthearted than we typically enjoy, but it was still an excellent novel. Jul 10, 2009 it is another one by dan dos santos and in my opinion, a work of art in itself. Warbreaker was the first book by brandon sanderson that i read after i finished his brilliant mistborn trilogy. This dvd documents the painting of the cover for brandon sandersons newest book, warbreaker. This book is, by the way, awesome and completely freee you can find the. He also created the folio pages in words of radiance.
Massive black is really cranking out the demos lately. It would not be a sequel in the strictest definition of the term as the first book was written as a standalone novel. Warbreaker is a cosmere novel by brandon sanderson, which is available for purchase in bookstores or for free download from his website. Jun 09, 2009 warbreaker tells the story of two sister princesses, vivenna and siri, of the country idris. Warbreaker leatherbound preorders brandon sanderson. Warbreaker is printed in 2color offset black and purple inks on quality, acidfree paper, includes a boundin satinribbon bookmark, fullcolor endpapers by dan dos santos, gilded pages, and twocolor foiling on the cover. Book cover illustration with dan dos santos gumroad. Aug 03, 2009 warbreaker is more lighthearted than we typically enjoy, but it was still an excellent novel. The story in warbreaker follows the tale of two sisters princesses from idris. Sanderson has discussed the possibility of writing another book in the same world as warbreaker. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle. This large poster measures 18x24 inches, with an actual image size of 14x20 inches, and is printed on extraheavy stock. Since it is an embossed leather cover, there is no traditional cover art to speak of, but they offered me the endpapers of the book, the first and last art someone will see when they read the book. Put it alongside the siri and susebron print, to connect them into a single large image.
Taking place in the world of nalthis, warbreaker is a standalone novel within sandersons cosmere universe, since its publication and for many more years to come, it will remain standalone. It is another one by dan dos santos and in my opinion, a work of art in itself. Daniel dos santos born 1978 is an american speculative fiction artist whose work has appeared on book covers by publishers tor, bantam, pyr, and many more, as well as a variety of magazine and comic covers and interiors. He has a cameo as dandos the oilsworn, the painter whose books shallan read to learn art. He told me they were getting ready to release a special edition of warbreaker, and asked if i would again produce some art for it. This has to be the slowest beginning to any sanderson book i have read to date. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. Highly detailed, with vivid colors, this poster is an incredibly accurate representation of the original painting. Dan dos santos is the author of leaves on the wind 4. Warbreaker leatherbound translation warbreaker 17th. Created for the novel warbreaker, by brandon sanderson. Warbreaker is the story of two sisters and their attempts to stop two nations from going to war. Their latest, the long awaited dan dos santos book cover demo.839 1644 213 872 1062 756 772 760 489 1555 665 1404 1438 696 829 310 239 144 1526 1493 507 1240 1445 693 125 229 689 638 905