Eoghan Kerrigan

Eoghan Kerrigan, fantasy illustration
With a name that sounds ideally suited to the genre, Eoghan Kerrigan is an Irish illustrator who focuses on fantasy subjects.

His trolls, adventurers, dragons and other characters and mythical creatures are nicely imaginative and wonderfully rendered.

He often works in pen and ink with color fill, or pencil with color over. A number of his pieces just have touches of color — perhaps from an initial sketch phase — creating a kind of duotone effect with the shading in the drawing.

Kerrigan appears to be at an early point in his career, though he has one book series to his credit — two volumes so far of the Zaria Fierce Trilogy, written by Keira Gillett: Zaria Fierce and the Secret of Gloomwood Forest and Zaria Fierce and the Enchanted Drakeland Sword.

Gillet has a three-part interview with Kerrigan that carries over her own blog and two others: part one, two and three.

There is another interview with both writer and artist on Live, Love, Read.

[Via Eric Orchard]