Artist, Jessica Allain talks about cover art for Diamonds in Black Sand

Jessica Allain sent along her thoughts on the vision behind the moody and dynamic cover she created for Ann Marston’s engaging new YA fantasy,┬áDiamonds in Black Sand. After reading some of Ann’s manuscript, as well as speaking to her about aspects of her book, I began picturing the scene I wanted her cover to reflect. Growing up beside the ocean, I had a good idea of what a maritime scene should be. Ann described a…

Five Rivers welcomes Jessica Allain to the creative team

We are pleased to welcome artist, Jessica Allain, to our creative team. Jessica Allain is a self taught digital artist who was born and raised on the East Coast of New Brunswick, Canada. Jessica began painting at an early age, and was always interested in artistic pursuits well into adulthood. As a young adult Jessica began oil painting, and had many of her pieces featured in community galleries as well as local restaurants and cafes….