Category Archives: The Fionavar Tapestry

Posters

These posters are of the full wrap images that were used on the first editions of The Fionavar Tapestry. Click on a poster to see a bigger copy. In reality, they measure 18×24 inches, and are available to buy for … Continue reading

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Fionavar Book Cover Cakes

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Cover of The Darkest Road (U.S.A. hardback)

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Fionavar Tapestry Cover Art

ARTISTS’ PRESS RELEASE JANNY WURTS AND DON MAITZ March 2001 Don and Janny greatly enjoyed the privilege of being asked to collaborate for the cover of Guy Kay’s Fionavar Tapestry trilogy. Not only is this story destined to be one … Continue reading

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Poster of The Darkest Road

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Poster of The Summer Tree

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Poster of The Wandering Fire

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Martin Springett: Biography

Martin in his studio Martin Springett was born in Crayford, Kent, England, in 1947. He studied art (that is he learned to play the Guitar) for two semesters at the Brassey School of Art in Hastings, Sussex. He emigrated to … Continue reading

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Martin Springett’s note

When I had started rendering the maps for “Under Heaven” I sketched out some images from the story just to amuse myself and get into the right mood. I did some drawings I thought might be cool for poster or … Continue reading

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Martin Springett: On Creating Covers

Martin Springett shares his experiences of creating the covers for the first edition of The Fionavar Tapestry. At the end of the essay there is an opportunity to see some early sketches, with explanations. Creating images for book covers is … Continue reading

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Martin Springett’s Early Cover Designs

Martin has very kindly allowed me to post some of the preliminary sketches he did for his covers for the Tapestry. Not only that, but as you see, he’s also given us some explanations to go along with them. For … Continue reading

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Images of Fionavar

Martin Springett was the first artist to bring his skills to the portrayal of GGK’s world of Fionavar. His beautiful tapestry-like designs for the The Summer Tree, The Wandering Fire and The Darkest Road graced the first editions of The … Continue reading

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Images of Fionavar – Galadan

Galadan This image is available as a poster. It measures 16×6 inches, and costs $15, plus postage and packing. Email Martin Springett to order. He’ll sign it for you! Galadan of the Andain with Jenniferby Martin Springett

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Images of Fionavar – Eilathen

This image is available as a poster. It measures 16×6 inches, and costs $15, plus postage and packing. Email Martin Springett to order. He’ll sign it for you! Eilathen of the Lake by Martin Springett

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Images of Fionavar – Dana

This image is available as a poster. It measures 16×6 inches, and costs $15, plus postage and packing. Email Martin Springett to order. He’ll sign it for you! The Goddess Dana by Martin Springett

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Images of Fionavar – Ceinwen

Ceinwen This image is available as a poster. It measures 16×6 inches, and costs $15, plus postage and packing. Email Martin Springett to order. He’ll sign it for you! Ceinwen the Huntress with Dave Martyniuk by Martin Springett  

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Images of Fionavar: Bookmarks

Martin has created bookmarks with details from each of his posters – one for each of the books of The Fionavar Tapestry, and one of his Ceinwen poster. They’re available to buy at $2 USD each, plus postage. The bookmarks … Continue reading

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