TMpipes and Michael Martine, SciFi & Fantasy Illustrator and author of speculative fiction, have decided to collaborate/trade. I am creating a pipe for him and he is doing and illustration of me, for me. I was searching for pipe pictures while doing a mock-up clasified ads for the Sherlock Holmes Pipe Club of Boston and came across his site. There was no turning back.
This is the illustration that caught my eye. Here are the pics I sent to him. In my hand is his fantasy pipe. Sketched on a piece of fine Italian briar: