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Honorverse - Changer of worlds by Genkkis Honorverse - Changer of worlds by Genkkis
This is the cover of the Honorverse anthology "Changer of worlds" written by David Weber and his friends, by courtesy of L'atalante Publishing.

Release : September 2014

Official website of L'atalante publishing : www.l-atalante.com/

See you soon for 4 new illustrations :)

Voici la couverture de "Une aspirante nommée Harrington" écrit par David Weber et ses amis, avec l'aimable autorisation des éditions L'atalante.
Parution : Septembre 2014

Site officiel des éditions l'Atalante : www.l-atalante.com/

A bientôt pour 4 nouvelles illustrations :)

Genkis
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gloveslover99 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's been a while since I had the chance to comment on one of your covers, but I'm not in the least disappointed - you've turned out another outstanding work! Choosing "From The Highlands" as your source of inspiration might seem counterintuitive to some at first, considering that the title story is about Nimitz and Samantha convincing the Bright Water Clan of the People (treecats) to send colonists offworld; but I think you can make a very strong argument for the proposition that the meeting of Anton and Victor (and the supporting roles played by Kevin Usher and Berry (soon-to-be) Zilwicki, future queen of Torch) is more consequential to the series as a whole. The portrait of Victor is a bit small for me to make out details - hopefully you can make him a central character when you get to doing "Cauldron of Ghosts" - but you've perfectly captured Anton.

I will say that I'm really looking forward to what you do with "Cauldron of Ghosts", which is one of my favorites in the entire Honorverse series so far. It's a real tour de force by Weber and Flint and there's just so much there that you can take inspiration from that it's a useless exercise, almost, to guess what you might choose - but I'm going to try anyway ;) . The book contains one of the most emotionally moving moments of the whole series, which captures the essence of the bond between Anton and Victor as it's been redefined since the alliance between Haven and Manticore took away the barriers that had formerly been there - but I think rendering it in picture form is going to be a pretty tough job. On the other hand, the transformation of Jurgen Dusek and his organization from (actually fairly principled) mafia to Resistance stalwarts - from zeroes to heroes, as it were - is a central theme of the book and I'd love to see how you portray that (if, of course, you do select that to work with).
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Genkkis Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello Gloveslover.

Sorry for the late reply. I have a busy summer.

Well, I choose the novel about Victor and Anton for several reasons.

1 : the story about Nimitz and his tribe is very, very interesting. I was about to illustrate this one... Then I realised that it's very short. Even if the subject is really important. So I was not sure.
2 : the story about Anton and Victor is longer, so a little more representative of the book :) And these characters will be very importants in several novels in the future of the timeline. So...
I had a discussion with my publisher and we decided to choose this one for the illustration.

I'm impatient to read "cauldron of ghosts".
I really love the association between Weber and Flint.
Together, they manage to obtain a good mix between adventure, tactical/strategical narration and fun.
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Padawanmage Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Very nice picture! It's been a while since I've read the book so might I ask who the characters on the cover are? Thank you.
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Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Of course ! On the left, Victore Cachat et 3 Scrags. On the right Anton Zilwiki and his daughter :)
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Padawanmage Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Much obliged! Are you working on anything for the recent book, 'Cauldron of Ghosts'?
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:icongenkkis:
Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Not yet but soon.

At present I work on "the honor of the queen".
After it I will draw 2 other "old" covers.
And I did 4 other "old" covers but I wait for the publisher to show them.
When He'll show them I'll do the same ;)
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Valkyrja-Skuld Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
Je l'ai lu il y a un bon moment, je ne me souviens pas de tout mais j'avais bien aimé.
Le moustachu en grand a un petit air d'empereur prussien ou russe...je dirais que c'est Anton Z.
Le petit groupe armé doit être Victor Cachat à l'avant-plan, et les super guerrières génétiquement augmentées dont j'ai oublié le nom.
Encore une couverture réussie.
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Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
C'est bien ça. Anton et sa fille sur la droite. Victor Cachat et les Scrags en fond :)
Heureux que ça vous plaise ;)
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Icondesire Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
nice
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aislinnette Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
comme je te l'ai dit sur fb j'adore :)
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:icongenkkis:
Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Cool ;)
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threeoffour Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Awesome? For those who aren't fluid in french, who's the grand moustache? Given which stories are in Changer of Worlds...Oscar Saint-Just?
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:icongenkkis:
Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
The "Grand Moustache" is Anton Zilwiki. In this anthology, he has to rescue his daughter in Chicago, on Earth.
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Imladros Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
I'd say that's the Zilwickis on the front (Anton and Helen) and the Scrags and Victor Cachat on the back... (?) "From the Highlands" is really the most "important" story in that one.
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:icongenkkis:
Genkkis Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You're right ;) (sorry for the very late reply)
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:iconbioazard:
bioazard Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
aaaaah j'l'ai pas lu ! Il est sortie ?!

Dat moustache sinon ^^
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Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
il sort en septembre ;)
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:iconbioazard:
bioazard Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
cool !

Mais c'est quoi ces horaires ! faut se coucher le soir ;p
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:icongenkkis:
Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Ah ça c'est mon grand soucis, je peux dessiner en journée... Mais je deviens bon/inspiré autour de 17h. Et en pleine nuit c'est le top (je dessine bcp plus vite et bien). Du coup mes nuits se terminent souvent autour de 2-5h du matin :D
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bioazard Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
ahahah !
Je plusois, incapable de réviser quoi que ce soit en fin de journée. Mon pique de capacité se trouve plutot entre 22h~2h du mat' ;p

Et sinon tu ne saurai pas si l'auteur à l'intention de faire une séance de dédicace en france ? ou autre pays proche ^^
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:icongenkkis:
Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Ben on a à peu près le mm rythme :)
Quant à un éventuel passage de l'auteur, je n'en ai aucune idée...
Croisons les doigts... :)
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:iconbioazard:
bioazard Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
bon bah dans ce cas là une dédicace de l'illustrateur ? ;p
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:icongenkkis:
Genkkis Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Bah si vous passez du côté de Nantes un jour où je suis là, pas de soucis ;)
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BKomi Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
Good job...
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