Clive : "This book is made up of many beautiful worlds made by artists who care passionately about the art they are making. It is very rare for me to see paintings that are so committed to an evocation of a world that in fact exists, but that most people don't know about... Coming to these images has been a beautiful revelation."
The Magnetic North
By Clive Barker, June 2016Clive is delighted to announce that he has written an all-new introduction for this fabulous art story book project which promises to tap the talents of the Scandinavian gaming industry.
The Dark North Team : "The Dark North - Volume 1 is the first in a planned
series of art story books bringing out the immense talent behind the scenes of the extremely successful gaming industry in Scandinavia.
"Five of Scandinavia's best illustrators and concept artists have been given free reign; creating new artwork and new myths - or shedding new light on old ones - drawing inspiration from a common ground - The Dark North."
The Dark North - Illustrated Nordic Sci-Fi & Fantasy
By Robert Henrysson, Fredrik Malmberg, 2 November 2015
Magnus Lekberg, creative director : "That Clive, with his unique vision, wonderful imagination and life-long experience of fantastic art in all its forms, chooses to collaborate on this book will make The Dark North something much bigger than we could possibly have hoped for. Having spent a considerable part of my life in his worlds, I have a hard time thinking of someone who would be more fitting to join ours."
Renowned writer and director Clive Barker joins The Dark North
By The Dark North team, 7 July 2016