Darth Vader’s Guide to Grass

There are 3 versions of this particular book cover.  I was originally working in Photoshop and received a tip from another student that I might get better results with Illustrator, so I switched over (but had to redesign from the ground up). This is the original Photoshop cover. This is the first Illustrator Cover.  I … Continue reading Darth Vader’s Guide to Grass

Preliminary Sketches for the Book Project

Working through my sketches and roughs was an exercise in the process of elimination.  By the time I had finished the third series, I realized that my best idea was Darth Vader's Guide to Grass.  Because that's two entirely unrelated, even opposed concepts slapped unwillingly against each other.  Which is why it works, of course.  Of … Continue reading Preliminary Sketches for the Book Project

New Project: Design A Book!

Make that book cover since the pages will be blank, essentially making this a non-book.  Assuming that this is a thing...  Anyway, I planned out my workflow so that I can see just how much time I do waste on the weekends. Workflow: Choose three titles to work from Create three “streams” of sketches from these … Continue reading New Project: Design A Book!