This was done many years ago, when I started working on album covers. I had stored this, and others, in my attic where I only just located it. My home is filled with pieces I have done over the years and am literally running out of room! Red Octopus was released in 1975 and was... Continue Reading →
REO Speedwagon's 5th studio album This Time We Mean It was released in 1975 . Keeping with my ablum work, this was done on wood with aspects routered to elevate aspects of the album work, using acrylic paint.
The seventh studio album Audio Visions was released in 1980. Here I incorporated string, threaded into the wood to accentuate the beams of light adding to the multi dimensional effect. This is the second time I've added this additional material to my album covers. The first cover where threading was used is with Boston's Don't Look Back.
Physical Graffiti is carved by hand and mounted into the wall to highlight the 3D effect. All aspects of the street are elevated from the wall including ladders, steps and garbage cans. Lights added, giving a street light feel when the room is dim.
This cover is of Billy Joel' Greatest Hits from '73-'97. This album was released in two parts. The first two volumes in 1985, the third was released 12 years later in 1997.
Van Halen's 5150 was released in 1986 and introduced Sammy Hagar as lead singer. This abum cover was also done on wood with acrylic paints.
Yessongs is a triple live album released in 1973. Carved 3 dimensionally to bring out the cover design done by Roger Dean
Emerson Lake and Palmer's 4th studio album, Brain Salad Surgery was released in 1973. The album was done om wood which allowed the album to show in 3-D.
Grateful Dead -Terrapin Station
Carved from wood to elevate Terrapin Station.
Jethro Tull – Rock Island
Jethro Tull's Rock Island is a 3 dimensional carving of the album cover done with Acrylics.