Murky Depths Illustration: The Glory of the Empire

Artwork details: gouache, 13.8 x 10.7 inches (35 x 27 cm), 2010.

Illustration for the front cover of issue 12 of 'Murky Depths', this one was to an atmospheric, steampunk-ish story by Jon Courtenay Grimwood, called 'Glory of the Empire'. This is the Empress: a little past her prime perhaps, but you still wouldn't want to mess with her...

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