As artist I'm also known as 'Innovari'. The nickname 'Innovari' (meaning innovation or renewal in Latin) has been with me since I came across Syd Mead's prototype car design of the same name in his wonderful book 'Sentinel.' This work, with its air of 'a new era of design' - along with the works of many SF and fantasy illustrators (such as Chris Foss, Peter Elson, Angus McKie, Chris Moore, Jim Burns, and Fred Gambino) - drove me over the years to do my own artwork.
'Fantastic fiction' always had a remarkable weight in my whole personal and professional life. I have been a professional SF author, I edited a...more