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Month of Love

I was very happy to be able to participate in this year’s Month of Love. You can see all of the fantastic art at www.monthofloveart.com. Every year, the art gets better and better. The participating artists have been discovering new … Continue reading

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New Art and Interview!

Happy February! First, illustrator Kiri Ƙstergaard Leonard has begun a new blog series of interviews with women in fantasy art. I am honored to be the first one interviewed! Read the interview at http://kirileonard.com/interview-elisabeth-alba/. I talk about how I decided … Continue reading

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New Art: Cover for middle grade fantasy book

The final painting for the private client I mentioned in this previous post: http://www.albaillustration.com/blog/?p=579. This is the book cover, featuring the main character, Brooklyn. I will share more information about the book once the author’s website is finished! It was … Continue reading

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New Art: “The Invitation”

This painting is finally finished!!! I had to finish up the Scholastic book interiors (I never updated about it because the cover still hasn’t been released… anyway it is a biography of George Lucas that comes out in August!!) so … Continue reading

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“Brendan and the Beast” cover

This is the final cover for a book I mentioned back in July 2012, when I posted the color comp. It’s for an upcoming self-published alternative, more adult version of the classic fairytale in which Beauty is replaced by… well… … Continue reading

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“Brendan and the Beast” cover, sketch and color comp

I have so much in the works right now but nothing finished. Busy summer! This is the color comp and sketch of the book cover to the upcoming self-published Brendan and the Beast – an alternative retelling of the classic … Continue reading

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