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David CherryDAVID A. CHERRY has been a leading science fiction and fantasy artist for the last decade. Cherry, a largely self-taught classical realist painter, has created artwork for dozens of SF book covers, particularly for DAW. He's done cover illustrations for several books written by his sister, C. J. Cherryh. A few years ago he served as President of ASFA (the Assocation of Science Fiction Artists). David lives in Oklahoma.
This bio was written by A. T. Campbell III.

More info: http://www.davidcherryart.com/
More info: http://www.imagenetion.net/matrix/dcherry1.htm

David Cherry Fantasy Art Cards

Released by FPG in 1995, this 90-card set features the best of the fantastic art of David Cherry. His work has graced many a book cover including those authored by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Sean Dalton, C. J. Cherryh (David's sister), Bob Asprin and Lynn Abbey (Thieves' World series) and Piers Anthony among others. Much of his work depicts very alluring and exotic women, many of which are in this collection. This is a very beautiful card set.

1995 David Cherry fantasy art trading cards, sealed box made by FPG, there are randomly inserted metallic and autographed cards. The box contains 36 packs and 10 cards per pack.

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Cherry has released at least one book of his artwork as well.
Here's what to look for:

David Cherry Art & Technique Book Imagination

"Imagination: The Art & Technique of David A. Cherry," by David A. Cherry, foreward by Stephen R. Donaldson. Oversized (8.5" x 11") paperback, loaded with color illustrations (32 + full-page), 112 pages, possible first edition (1985 is the only date listed but the edition is not stated).

From the back cover: "Not only is this a collection of some of David Cherry's best science fiction and fantasy book covers and works of his own fancy, but there is an entire section devoted to the technique that has catapulted him into a position of rising prominence in his field. The beauty of his art is overwhelming, and the step-by-step technique which resulted in the cover painting is a primer for those who want to emulate his skills."



Last Revised: April 2000.