SHIVA IN STEEL
Author Luis Royo
36.0 x 50.0 cm / 14.17 x 19.69 inch
Watercolor, acrylic with airbrush and oil on paper.
Painted surface 25.5 x 39 cm (10.04 x 15.35 in ) in a format of 36 x 50 cm (14.17 x 19.69 in)
Year of realization 1998
Signed on the bottom right of the piece.
Cover of the novel Shiva in Steel by the writer Fred Saberhagen, edited by Berkley Editorial (USA)
Published on the inside of the author's book Dreams, page 63. Edited in different languages and distributed internationally.
One Berserker computer has suddenly developed a tactical strategy unlike anything the human opposition has ever seen. Shiva, like the Hindu god of destruction after which it was named, annihilates entire colonies with the help of its fiendish subordinates.
Shiva in Steel
Ingredients: technique, construction, monumental architecture, metals, gadgets, and ships. But also a look over one's shoulder at the Greek classics and their studies of the canon, the Renaissance, the Baroque, the Madieval perios, Realists, Clasicists, not to mention the Impressionists, Expressionists, and Informalists... a bottomless well.