Ocean Salazar

Ocean’s work aims to unravel the mysteries of the self and lack of personhood as it pertains to a world that often pushes those who don’t belong towards self-annihilation.

  • Fear of Being Found
    Fear of Being Found
    Speculative character illustration for Miguel Rivera, or Agent Hearts, from the developing IP No One Lives Forever who must reckon with distorted and negative expectations if himself.
  • Fault Line
    Fault Line
    Asimov Vasquez from the developing IP No One Lives Forever struggles with extreme distortions of himself and the world around him. Little is known about his troubled past besides that he was sent to Juan Benito’s School For Exceptional Youth when he was 11.
  • The Helios Syndrome
    The Helios Syndrome
    Client: Lethe Press
    Front book cover illustration for The Helios Syndrome by Vivian Shaw, a story about a man that is able to solve airplane disasters using his psychic and magical abilities.
  • Spiral
    On mental spirals and loss of control.
  • Fragmentation
    Fractured identity and the loss of self through trauma
  • Doomsday Rainbows
    Doomsday Rainbows
    A speculative cover piece of The Atomizer, a character from the developing IP No One Lives Forever who believes that humanity’s imminent self-destruction will bring people, but especially himself, closer to divinity and to God.