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Book Covers

SKETCHES AND STREAMS 3RD ED. COVER

The Early Years Collected was self-published in 2011. The artichoke graphic was what I used on all my marketing materials at the time. When it came time to reprint the book, I started to rethink how I presented this collection of comics, which resulted in a name change and a full redesign of the book....

CUT AND PASTED 3RD ED. COVER

The 2011 1st edition of Cut and Pasted was 48 pages. The 2014 2nd edition was 36 pages. The 2021 3rd edition is 116 pages. This expanded selection of digital and handmade collages is arranged into sections related to my comics Momentos, Flying Solo, Super Duper Ham: Day One and Martian Debut. I’m always looking...

CUT AND PASTED 1ST & 2ND ED. COVER

The 1st edition of Cut and Pasted was self-published in 2011, the 2nd edition in 2014. Both shared a cover similar to this one, but their text elements were aligned to the left. When I revisited the cover for this post, I did some futzing for fun.   The selection of artwork included in the...

UTOPIAN MUSINGS COVER DESIGN

I established a very specific approach to the illustration inside my book Utopian Musings. Once the interior pages were finished, I started working on the cover. I wanted the cover to entice readers and hint to what was inside, but I didn’t want it to overshadow what is inside the book, or visually link to...