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Thu
Jan 23 2014 10:30am

Download the Revised Words of Radiance Wallpapers

Words of Radiance wallpaper updated

Given a little extra time, Michael Whelan, perfectionist, thought he'd go the extra mile and spruce up the cover art for Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance a bit. This is why he’s the Michael Whelan.

Sales schedules being what they are, the covers need to be created well ahead of when the books hit the stands, but when the release date changed to March 4th, it gave Michael a little extra time to retouch Kaladin a bit. So, new wallpapers! 

[Wallpapers]

Mon
Dec 30 2013 10:00am

Download a Words of Radiance Wallpaper Featuring Shallan

Shallan Words of Radiance Michael Whelan Brandon Sanderson

Feeling the need to spruce up your desktop or mobile device? Download this wallpaper from Words of Radiance, the second book in Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive series, tentatively scheduled for a March 4th, 2014 release date.

Artist Michael Whelan returns to the series to provide the endpapers for Words of Radiance, featuring Shallan. Check out the process and various sketches he went through deciding what to feature for this painting, or just get straight to downloading!

[Words of Radiance Wallpaper]

Mon
Aug 19 2013 2:00pm

Download Words of Radiance Wallpaper by Michael Whelan

Words of Radiance wallpaper cover art Michael Whelan

Feeling the need to spruce up your desktop or mobile device? Download the wallpaper to Words of Radiance, the second book in Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive series, tentatively scheduled for a March 4th, 2014 release date.

Michael Whelan returns to the series to provide the cover for the second installment. Check out the process and various sketches he went through deciding who and what to feature for Words of Radiance, or just get straight to downloading!

[Words of Radiance wallpaper]

Thu
Jul 11 2013 11:00am

Todd Lockwood Painted You This Awesome Dragon

Tropic of Serpents dragon art Todd Lockwood Marie Brennan

It is only a slight exaggeration to say that when this Todd Lockwood art for Marie Brennan’s upcoming book The Tropic of Serpents came in we gave a joyous cry and started circling our co-worker’s desks pretending that we were a dragon. Many a Star Trek action figure perished in noble flame that day and the sky grew thunderous with the flapping of our under-nourished arms.

The Tropic of Serpents is the sequel to A Natural History of Dragons, a new book series chronicling the journey of an Edwardian-era woman as she breaks through gender barriers to become the world’s eminent expert on dragons.

That dragon art is beautiful, right? RIGHT. We made wallpapers out of it! Download your preferred size below.

[Download wallpapers of the Todd Lockwood dragon art for Marie Brennan’s forthcoming The Tropic of Serpents]

Wed
Jan 16 2013 6:00pm

Download Original Todd Lockwood Art for National Appreciate a Dragon Day

The Todd Lockwood cover for The Natural History of Dragons

Today is National Appreciate a Dragon Day so we're featuring this gorgeous anatomical study of a dragon illustrated by artist Todd Lockwood for Marie Brennans's upcoming book The Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent. The book itself is a Victorian-era exploration of the evolution of dragons. (Think Downton Abbey but with dragons.)

You can read more about this book below. We’ve also created free wallpapers you can download for iPhone/iPad/desktop/etc. Just pick your size and feel safe in the knowledge that you are truly appreciating dragons.

[Free wallpapers of The Natural History of Dragons]

Wed
Dec 19 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper of the New Spring Ebook Cover

Download Free Wallpaper of the New Spring Ebook Cover

As part of the run up to the release of A Memory of Light, the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com has been releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art.

Since Christmas is approaching, we thought we’d take a breather from the intense march to A Memory of Light’s release day and feature the ebook art for New Spring, illustrated by Jason Chan and featuring the moment that Lan Mandragoran offers himself as devoted Warder to Moiraine Sedai.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Wallpaper for New Spring]

Wed
Dec 5 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper of Towers of Midnight Ebook Cover

Download free wallpaper of the ebook cover for Towers of Midnight, the 13th book in The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan

As part of the run up to the release of A Memory of Light, the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com is releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art!

In honor of The Wheel of Time Reread reaching the end of Towers of Midnight, and thus all the currently-published books, we’re featuring the ebook art for Towers of Midnight, illustrated by Raymond Swanland and featuring Perrin Aybara, Lord of the Two Rivers and Wolfbrother, as he forges the hammer Mah’alleinir, the first new power-wrought weapon in hundreds of years. In doing so he not only reintroduces a technique that had been lost since the Trolloc Wars, he also fulfills the Prophecy of the Wolf King.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Download wallpapers of Towers of Midnight ebook cover]

Wed
Oct 31 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper of The Gathering Storm Ebook Cover

Download free wallpaper of the ebook cover for The Gathering Storm, the 12th book in The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan

As part of the run up to the release of A Memory of Light, the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com is releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art!

This week we’re featuring the ebook art for The Gathering Storm, illustrated by Todd Lockwood and featuring Egwene al’Vere, the captive Rebel Amyrlin, as she rains utter destruction upon the Seanchan while in the same stroke uniting the fractured White Tower under her leadership. And...come on. She’s fighting a dragon and sizzling with Power. There is no way that is not all kinds of fantastic.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Download wallpapers of The Gathering Storm ebook cover]

Wed
Oct 10 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from the Knife of Dreams Ebook

Download Free Wallpaper from the Crossroads of Twilight Ebook

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com is releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art!

This week we’re featuring the ebook art for Knife of Dreams, illustrated by Michael Komarck and featuring Rand al’Thor shielding Min from an opponent’s attack and fulfilling a fateful prophecy.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Wallpapers]

Thu
Oct 4 2012 12:00pm

Make Something Wicked by Greg Manchess Your Wallpaper in Anticipation of Halloween

Halloween is a perfect time to celebrate all of the hidden creatures and formless things that we otherwise can only touch through stories. (And if we’re particularly unlucky, those things that find us in dreams.) To mark this month’s impending eve and put us in the Halloween spirit, we’re offering free downloadable wallpaper of science fiction/fantasy artist (and Stubby the Rocket designer) Gregory Manchess’ illustration “Something Wicked.”

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Wed
Sep 5 2012 4:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from the Crossroads of Twilight Ebook

Download Free Wallpaper from the Crossroads of Twilight Ebook

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com is releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art!

This week we’re featuring the ebook art for Crossroads of Twilight, illustrated by Greg Ruth and featuring Perrin Aybara making a fateful choice about the kind of leader he is going to be.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Wallpapers]

Wed
Jul 11 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from the Winter’s Heart Ebook

Download Free Wallpaper from the Winter’s Heart Ebook

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com will be releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art!

This week we’re featuring the ebook art for Winter’s Heart, illustrated by Scott Fischer and featuring a hugely pivotal moment from the series: the cleansing of saidin.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Wallpapers]

Fri
Jun 29 2012 11:00am

Today in Beautiful Things: Todd Lockwood’s Gorgeous Anatomical Study of a Dragon

The Todd Lockwood cover for The Natural History of Dragons

Artist Todd Lockwood has created a gorgeous anatomical study of a dragon for the cover of the upcoming book The Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent, transcribed by Marie Brennan and itself a Victorian-era exploration of the evolution of dragons. The book doesn’t arrive until February of next year (preorder it here) but we had to share the cover with you now. Because dragons.

You can read more about this book below. We’ve also created free wallpapers you can download for iPhone/iPad/desktop/etc. Pick your size below.

[Free wallpapers of The Natural History of Dragons]

Wed
Jun 20 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from the The Path of Daggers Ebook

Free ebook wallpaper of The Path of Daggers Wheel of Time ebook cover

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com will be releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art!

This week we’re featuring the ebook art for The Path of Daggers, illustrated by Julie Bell and featuring Aviendha, Elayne, and Nynaeve using the Bowl of Winds to turn back the endless summer that the Dark One is smothering the world with.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Download wallpaper for The Path of Daggers ebook]

Wed
May 16 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from the A Crown of Swords Ebook

A Crown of Swords ebook wallpaper by Melanie Delon

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com will be releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art! This week we’re featuring the ebook art for A Crown of Swords, illustrated by Mélanie Delon and featuring the moment when Nynaeve finally overcomes the block that prevents her from channeling at will. A moment that would have killed her had it not been for her future husband Lan Mandragoran.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[A Crown of Swords ebook cover wallpaper]

Wed
May 9 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Michael Whelan Wallpaper from A Memory of Light

A Memory of Light cover by Michael Whelan

Look at that Michael Whelan cover for A Memory of Light. Epic, isn’t it? So epic that it should be on your desktop computer, your phone, or mobile pad-esque device. Agreed? Good.

Now that we’re all in agreement, let’s download some free Memory of Light Michael Whelan wallpaper! We’ve got two versions for you, the art alone and the art with the title and authors.

[A Memory of Light wallpaper]

Wed
Apr 18 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from the Lord of Chaos Ebook

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com will be releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art! This week we’re featuring the ebook art for Lord of Chaos, illustrated by Gregory Manchess and featuring the climactic battle at Dumai’s Wells, where we get to see Asha’man in action for the first time.

This wallpaper is a particularly special treat, as we’re finally able to reveal the full painting of the battle! Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Download Lord of Chaos ebook art]

Wed
Apr 4 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from The Fires of Heaven Ebook

The Fires of Heaven ebook wallpaper by Dan Dos Santos

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com will be releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art! This week we’re featuring the ebook art for The Fires of Heaven, illustrated by Dan Dos Santos and featuring everyone’s favorite Aes Sedai, Moiraine Damodred.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[Wallpapers]

Wed
Mar 21 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from The Shadow Rising Ebook

The Dragon Reborn Wheel of Time  ebook wallpaper

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com will be releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art! This week we’re featuring the ebook art for The Shadow Rising, illustrated by Sam Weber, the same artist behind the new snake wheel design for the series.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[The Shadow Rising ebook cover wallpapers]

Wed
Mar 7 2012 2:00pm

Download Free Wallpaper from The Dragon Reborn Ebook

The Dragon Reborn Wheel of Time ebook wallpaper

As part of the run up to the final book in the Wheel of Time series, Tor.com will be releasing free wallpapers of all available ebook art! This week we’re featuring the ebook art for The Dragon Reborn, illustrated by Donato Giancola.

Check out this process post on how the ebook art was created, or just get straight to downloading!

[The Dragon Reborn ebook cover wallpapers]