“And those eyes…” Cover artist, Jared Boggess, provides insight into GHOULJAW renderings

Ghouljaw - lettering, Boggess

Lettering by Jared Boggess

In a recent post on his website, cover artist, Jared Boggess, writes about his strategy for executing the project, and graciously provides some initial, illustrative drafts.

Ghouljaw - rough draft, Boggess

Ghoulish Sketch by Jared Boggess

Here’s an excerpt from his post:

“The centerpiece of this collection of short horrors follows a young man tormented by series of hallucinations and dreams. Clint Smith beautifully depicts a surreal dream experience in which this young man finds himself swallowed by the ocean haunted by an apparition known as the Ghouljaw.”

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Stop by Boggess’s site — there are plenty of impressive pieces of eye candy from his numerous projects:  www.jaredboggess.com

 

 

GHOULJAW: Cover Art Revealed

Well, my friends, here it is…

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Cover art by Jared Boggess

Tremendous gratitude to the amazing Jared Boggess who’s created this bullseye of a cover.  And I’d like to thank Derrick Hussey at Hippocampus Press for snagging this guy.  Do yourself a favor and get to know Boggess’s artwork—click over to his website:  www.jaredboggess.com.

One last thing:  the first review (that I’m aware of) for Ghouljaw and Other Stories is available on the Risingshadow website—click on the photo below to read the review:

ballon ghouljaw

Found: New Bethel library, circa 1986

Stay tuned form more updates:  @clintsmithtales and on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Ghouljaw