Sunday, November 24, 2019

Covers by Welker

Here are two of Welker's best known magazine covers. i took this on my (very old) cell phone, hence the low resolution. 

And here is a clearer version of the Amazing Stories cover i found online:

Monday, April 22, 2019

Metal Church ???

Yes, Gaylord took a job illustrating a heavy metal album cover in the mid-1980s.

Sunday, February 24, 2019


Monday, January 29, 2018

Birthing a Satellite

Below are G.W.'s notes for changes he considered making in this painting.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Launch 2

Below is a photograph of the original painting. It has some damage in 
the center that i tried to fix in the above version.

Friday, January 5, 2018


More of the deep "Welker blue" illumining a rocket's wake...

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Space Wheels

The note on the original reads:
"Generation Space Ship" in VOYAGE THROUGH THE UNIVERSE
Time/Life Books