Luke Ahearn

Luke Ahearn - Ghostwriter

Georgetown, TX, USA

I love to write.

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Overview

I love the process of writing. I was born in New Orleans, LA and moved to Central California for a while. I now live in Georgetown, Texas. I am a successfully published author of both fiction and nonfiction, most recently completing the Zone of the Damned. I signed a three-book deal with a publisher. Many of my nonfiction books are in their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th editions.
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Fantasy
Horror
Humor & Comedy
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Non-Fiction
Art

Work experience

Owner Artist

Creative Cover Designs
December, 2015 – Present (over 4 years)

I've decided to focus my decades long art career into doing book covers.

Freelance Artist

Self
May, 2008 – Present (about 12 years)

Freelance work in game development and graphic design

Portfolio (12 selected works)

3D Game Textures: Create Professional Game Art Using Photoshop

Luke Ahearn

A broadly enhanced new edition of Luke Ahearn's cornerstone game art book "3D Game Textures" is here. When digital art software was in its infancy, most digital art, especially vector art, was textureless. With the advance in software, it is now possible to incorporate texture into most types of digital art. However, if the artists cannot build their own textures, they are limited to using com... read more

A broadly enhanced new edition of Luke Ahearn's cornerstone game art book "3D Game Textures" is here. When digital art software was in its infancy, most digital art, especially vector art, was textureless. With the advance in software, it is now possible to incorporate texture into most types of digital art. However, if the artists cannot build their own textures, they are limited to using com... read more

3D Game Textures: Create Professional Game Art Using Photoshop

Luke Ahearn

The new edition of 3D Game Textures: Create Professional Game Art Using Photoshop features the most up-to-date techniques that allow you to create your own unique textures, shaders, and materials. Revised to take new technology into account, it is an ideal hands-on resource for creating online worlds, simulations, web-based applications, and architectural visualization projects. Continuing the... read more

The new edition of 3D Game Textures: Create Professional Game Art Using Photoshop features the most up-to-date techniques that allow you to create your own unique textures, shaders, and materials. Revised to take new technology into account, it is an ideal hands-on resource for creating online worlds, simulations, web-based applications, and architectural visualization projects. Continuing the... read more

EUPHORIA Z: Zombie-Thriller (German Edition)

Luke Ahearn

Als infizierte Menschen in einer tödlichen Orgie durch die Straßen der Städte rund um den Globus fegten, erlag die Zivilisation diesem Angriff. Die wenigen Überlebenden kämpfen ums Überleben, wohl wissend, dass sie fast chancenlos sind. Cooper ist einer der Überlebenden. Noch vor einer Woche war das College seine größte Sorge, nun begibt er sich auf eine gefährliche Reise, um seine Schwester z... read more

Als infizierte Menschen in einer tödlichen Orgie durch die Straßen der Städte rund um den Globus fegten, erlag die Zivilisation diesem Angriff. Die wenigen Überlebenden kämpfen ums Überleben, wohl wissend, dass sie fast chancenlos sind. Cooper ist einer der Überlebenden. Noch vor einer Woche war das College seine größte Sorge, nun begibt er sich auf eine gefährliche Reise, um seine Schwester z... read more

TRANSFORMATION (Euphoria Z 2): Zombie-Thriller (German Edition)

Luke Ahearn

Transformation ist das spannende zweite Buch in der Euphoria-Z-Trilogie. Cooper hat seine Schwester Ellen und ihren Freund Taffer gefunden, welche die Infektion überlebt haben. Aber Cooper muss die beiden sofort wieder verlassen, um auf eine heikle Mission zu gehen.Weed, das überlebende Mitglied des Wild Rebels MC, hat sich in die Parkhausgemeinschaft eingeschlichen, getarnt als harmloser alte... read more

Transformation ist das spannende zweite Buch in der Euphoria-Z-Trilogie. Cooper hat seine Schwester Ellen und ihren Freund Taffer gefunden, welche die Infektion überlebt haben. Aber Cooper muss die beiden sofort wieder verlassen, um auf eine heikle Mission zu gehen.Weed, das überlebende Mitglied des Wild Rebels MC, hat sich in die Parkhausgemeinschaft eingeschlichen, getarnt als harmloser alte... read more

3D Game Environments: Create Professional 3D Game Worlds

Luke Ahearn

From a steamy jungle to a modern city, or even a sci-fi space station, 3D Game Environments is the ultimate resource to help you create AAA quality art for a variety of game worlds. Primarily using Photoshop and 3ds Max, students will learn to create realistic textures from photo source and a variety of techniques to portray dynamic and believable game worlds. With detailed tutorials on creati... read more

From a steamy jungle to a modern city, or even a sci-fi space station, 3D Game Environments is the ultimate resource to help you create AAA quality art for a variety of game worlds. Primarily using Photoshop and 3ds Max, students will learn to create realistic textures from photo source and a variety of techniques to portray dynamic and believable game worlds. With detailed tutorials on creati... read more

Designing 3D Games that Sell! (Graphics Series)

Luke Ahearn

Aspiring game developers need to know how to develop a game that will "really" get published. They need step-by-step instructions on how to conceptualize, design, and develop a saleable game, and that's what they'll find here. Written by the developer of Dead Reckoning and Sorcerer, this book teaches developers how to approach game design from the product design viewpoint. Instead of creating ... read more

Aspiring game developers need to know how to develop a game that will "really" get published. They need step-by-step instructions on how to conceptualize, design, and develop a saleable game, and that's what they'll find here. Written by the developer of Dead Reckoning and Sorcerer, this book teaches developers how to approach game design from the product design viewpoint. Instead of creating ... read more

Ill Met in Tortuga: A historical and comedic pirate adventure series (The Tales of the Flaming Queen Book 1)

Luke Ahearn

Ill Met in Tortuga is the first book in the series Tales of the Flaming Queen. This is a historically accurate-ish book on the Golden Age of Piracy."It was in the golden age of piracy that these tales did unfold, yet we knew not that we was in a golden age at the time. All was filth and rot about us. Had you uttered the words Golden Age you would have gotten a belaying pin to the head, or a sh... read more

Ill Met in Tortuga is the first book in the series Tales of the Flaming Queen. This is a historically accurate-ish book on the Golden Age of Piracy."It was in the golden age of piracy that these tales did unfold, yet we knew not that we was in a golden age at the time. All was filth and rot about us. Had you uttered the words Golden Age you would have gotten a belaying pin to the head, or a sh... read more

The Wizard's Bones: Book One of The Dark Deeds and Black Magics Series

Luke Ahearn

In the tradition of Fritz Leiber and Robert Howard this is a gritty tale of traditional sword and sorcery. A dark twisted youth and his voluptuous lover tackle the one thing they sought to avoid, responsibility. In the dangerous streets of Kingspoint they play at thievery, love making, and adventure seeking.

In the tradition of Fritz Leiber and Robert Howard this is a gritty tale of traditional sword and sorcery. A dark twisted youth and his voluptuous lover tackle the one thing they sought to avoid, responsibility. In the dangerous streets of Kingspoint they play at thievery, love making, and adventure seeking.

Origins: Prequel Dark Deeds and Black Magics Series

Luke Ahearn

In the tradition of Fritz Leiber and Robert Howard this is a gritty tale of traditional sword and sorcery.Please note that this book is the prequel to the below described series.A dark twisted youth and his voluptuous lover tackle the one thing they sought to avoid, responsibility. In the dangerous streets of Kingspoint they play at thievery, love making, and adventure seeking. All is well unt... read more

In the tradition of Fritz Leiber and Robert Howard this is a gritty tale of traditional sword and sorcery.Please note that this book is the prequel to the below described series.A dark twisted youth and his voluptuous lover tackle the one thing they sought to avoid, responsibility. In the dangerous streets of Kingspoint they play at thievery, love making, and adventure seeking. All is well unt... read more

Awesome Game Creation: No Programming Required (Game Development)

Jason Darby

Awesome Game Creation: No Programming Required, Third Edition teaches game enthusiasts and aspiring developers how to create your own computer games without programming skills. It teaches how the whole game design process works, beginning with an overview of how to design a game, and moving through the creation process from the basic building blocks to sound, music, and graphics. Throughout th... read more

Awesome Game Creation: No Programming Required, Third Edition teaches game enthusiasts and aspiring developers how to create your own computer games without programming skills. It teaches how the whole game design process works, beginning with an overview of how to design a game, and moving through the creation process from the basic building blocks to sound, music, and graphics. Throughout th... read more

The Road Followed

Luke Ahearn

"Depression, boredom, and loneliness erupt into a wanderlust filled with violence and blatant hucksterism. Amazingly it all leads to a weird road trip filled with love and redemption. A very weird, very disturbing, great reading experience."Somewhere in an impoverished desert shantytown there's a life devoid of all things human. Yet from this loveless, hopeless and altogether barren existence ... read more

"Depression, boredom, and loneliness erupt into a wanderlust filled with violence and blatant hucksterism. Amazingly it all leads to a weird road trip filled with love and redemption. A very weird, very disturbing, great reading experience."Somewhere in an impoverished desert shantytown there's a life devoid of all things human. Yet from this loveless, hopeless and altogether barren existence ... read more

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