Lost Covers, Vol. 3

The unwanted brainchilds, the dispassionate requests, the okay’ish ones I guess and the late comers. Also the lone wolves that’d definitely deserve a single post but somehow didn’t end up in one. They all suffer the same fate: Being dumped into this consolation prize of a blog entry, without the chance of ever being the single featured image on the front page. For the third time now. I should rename this series into The Good, the Bad and the Tragically Misjudged. But Lost Covers rolls off the tongue more elegantly. Though not everything’s lost on these to be honest. This time I’ve included two covers, that rightfully deserve a gallery…

“Nightfall” by Karim Elmahmoudi

Early January I registered myself on the John Williams Fan Network and it wasn’t long until a very nice bloke named Karim Elmahmoudi messaged me and asked if I’d be interested in designing an original cover for him. He’s a musician, orchestrator and of course classical composer from Los Angeles and has worked on such prestigious projects as Spider-Man 3, Star Wars: The Old Republic or the recently released Grim Fandango remake. His work ORBIT: A Symphonic Fantasy is being played at the California Science Center (permanent home of the Space Shuttle Endeavour) as the theme music of their IMAX productions….