Never Travelled (back cover art)


  • Connor Stump


Digtially colored graphite, 14.5" x 20"

On "Never Travelled": "This piece was created as an interpretation of the poem 'somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond' by E. E. Cummings. Hand drawn in graphite and colored digitally, the artist's intention is to portray the delicate beauty of the subject of the poem, while also communicating a sense of mystery and melancholy."

Author Biography

Connor Stump

Connor Stump is an Indiana based artist with experience in a wide range of media. He has worked as a 3D modeler and animator, a traditional and digital illustrator, and a fine artist. As an illustrator, he works to create carefully crafted images that are both clearly meaningful and visually impactful. In his fine art practice he works in charcoal and graphite to create realism pieces with a high degree of visual integrity. In his realist work he looks to impact the viewer by showing them familiar anatomical forms in a way that their brain accepts as both real and unreal. There is a degree of polish across his range of work, with every element carefully constructed.