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My name is Brett Coulstock. I’m a writer and designer from Western Australia

Archive for July, 2010

Artwork – Cautionary Tale

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Artwork - Cautionary TaleThe cover for the 19 Nocturne Boulevard episode Cautionary Tale. A story about folktales. This cover wound up with a very McKeansian flavour. Dave McKean is certainly an influence on my artwork and compositions, however it’s usually not as pronounced. Maybe the folklore angle kicked in with some Sandman nostalgia.

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July 29th, 2010 at 1:09 pm

Artwork – Warp’d Space Episode 4

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Artwork - Warp'd Space Episode 4The cover artwork for Warp’d Space episode 4, the second part of the story “For the Record”. The photograph of the actor was supplied to me, however I had to conceal a rather stylish hat, and replace his suit with something a little more functional and utilitarian to make it look like he belonged on a space ship — a digitally altered set of fireman’s clothes!

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July 29th, 2010 at 1:00 am

Artwork – Force Majeur

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CD Cover - Force Majeur

The cover for the 19 Nocturne Boulevard episode Force Majeure. We kept it simple for this one: the business card of one “Beelzebud”, an infernal recruitment agent specialising in “Fat Male Comedians”, falling and burning. The unsubtle “We’ll Make You a Star” with the inverted pentacle “star” was a nice little elaboration.

I quite enjoyed this episode — the sound design was especially strong, and the deadpan world-weary investigator was funny.

Force Majeur is actually a legal term — which, in a story about infernal contracts, is a crucial point. It means “superior force”.

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July 8th, 2010 at 2:32 pm

Artwork – Il Professoro’s Daughter

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Artwork - Il Professoro's DaughterThe cover for the 19 Nocturne Boulevard episode il Professoro’s Daughter. The story was loosely based on Rappaccini’s Daughter but thoroughly modernised.

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July 7th, 2010 at 6:12 am