The Brigand of Crystal Mountain – New Book Cover
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“The Brigand of Crystal Mountain” is the latest book cover illustration in a new series of work. Inspired by western anti-hero characters and the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, this piece weaves together some of my favorite themes and was a joy to paint. I also pushed my creative boundaries with a fresh color scheme and multiple levels of narrative. Something tells me I’ll be back to this frontier soon!

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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