My degree project is an illustrated version of 2001 a Space Odyssey.
Although the book was published after the sci-fi movie of the same title,
my visual interpretation is based on the book and my own visions inspired
by the written work. My illustration aim to complement the empty space
between chapters and to evoke the atmosphere of the novel.
The jacket contains the Introduction and it's also transformable into an A3 size poster
This is how the unfolded jacket looks like
I have been impressed by Gyula Derkovits’s woodcuts, since I was a highschool student.
A farely new source of inspiracion have been the mangas of Tsutomo Nihei, like the Biomega
On this link you can download a free poster
The final page number of the book is 288. Its only 4 pages
longer than the original, but in the same time it has 44 illustrations
in it which the original edition is lack of
I spent 260 work hours on this book, which is
65 hours longer than the Apollo 11 mission