is a fantasy
illustrator whose work conjures as much (or more) magic as
the stories it illustrates. His book cover illustration work
has graced projects at Tor, Ace-Berkeley, Doubleday, Eclipse
Comics, Chaosium, to name a few. He's also done gaming
software illustration for Lucasfilm, Lucasarts Software, and
MacGraw Hill Interactive, among many others. You can see his
work on the cover of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy
#49, enhancing Susan Dexter's story, "Rowan,
Oak and Iron.." To see some of his wonderful
artwork go to the following website
Eschen was a Mark's junior high school science teacher.
Martin and Wes Gordon taught in the San Lorenzo School
district and were friends and colleagues. Martin had
told Wes about one of his students with amazing art talent,
and Wes commissioned two paintings from the budding artist.
The two paintings were the only piece of art work that was
saved from the Wes Gordon collection.