I generally don't post twice in one day, but just as I was finishing up the "flame sword" post, I noticed this piece in the same folder... and seeing as it is July 4th today, thought I'd put it up too.
This is one of the many covers I did for Hampshire Life back in the 1970's and 1980's. I can't recall in which year this one was done.
I went a little crazy with the white-out spatter and cross-hatching in an attempt to get a particular lighting effect. I'm not sure if it worked as well as I'd hoped, but I guess it's okay. -- PL