Wave after wave, Ralph followed the rise and fall until something of the remoteness of the sea numbed his brain. Then gradually the almost infinite size of this water forced itself on his attention. This was the divider, the barrier. On the other side of the island, swathed at midday with mirage, defended by the shield of the quiet lagoon, one might dream of rescue; but here, faced by the brute obtuseness of the ocean, the miles of division, one was clamped down, one was helpless, one was condemned, one was…
Simon was speaking almost in his ear. Ralph found that he had rock painfully gripped in both hands, found his body arched, the muscles of his neck stiff, his mouth strained open.
“You’ll get back to where you came from.”
Fantasy book cover design assignment! Super basic but fun. Picked from a list of books; for me it was between this and Fellowship of the Ring and while I’ve never read Sword in the Stone myself, I figured going up against a 1963 Disney movie was better than going up against Peter Jackson.
Bonus process pictures are my initial thumbnails/character explorations and research, and then color sketches. I am a little sad that the sketch picked didn’t have that fun Merlin in it though!