Inka Umu – New Book Cover
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“Inka Umu” is a book cover commission for a work of speculative fiction set in 16th century Peru. I’ve been angling for historically focused work recently, so I was very excited when I was asked to work on this project. Depicting pre-Columbian cultures can be difficult due to the lack of visual source materials. I learned so much in the research and reference gathering process! Now that I’ve visited Peru artistically, I’d love to visit the country and further explore its vibrant history in person.

Colin Nitta
Loomis, USA

Colin Nitta is an artist and illustrator based in Sacramento, California. Specializing in a hybrid style that he calls “digital oil painting,” Colin has collaborated with a var… Show more.

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