It’s been a while since the last artwork update on the Bestiary, so here we go. It is exactly one month since the first descriptions went out to the artists, and we have at present received 43% of the finished pieces. If we continue at this rate, we’re looking to have all the art in and done sometime in August, which would be just incredibly ahead of schedule.
But just as important as the art is the editing, and while I spent the holiday weekend with our editor, Mollie, she was actively correcting my prose, and is deep into the demon section of the book. So hopefully I’ll have her edits within the next couple of weeks, and can then go through and start applying them to the manuscript.
Although the official release date is still March, given the progress we’ve made so far, I am unofficially going to tell you that a 2013 release is definitely in the cards. With luck, we’ll even have it available for your busy Yuletide shopping needs.
And, without further ado, here are a couple more pieces from our incredibly talented artists, for your edification, the mud-man, Beelzebub, and the piscodaemon…