Thursday, 20 September 2012

The Birth of a Cover (ii) - Gestation, first Trimester

When making babies the most exciting parts are conception and delivery. The interim stages can be tiresome and your baby may look more like an alien than you were hoping. Covers are not so different. I love the intitial sketch, and the final product delivers the promise. The gestation is more to do with the guts of the artistic process. Even so, it can be interesting stuff.

Here's the conception:

Here's the first trimester of the gestation period:


  1. I love how that's looking so far! I can't wait to see the finished product. :)

  2. I would say this is far better than throwing up! I'm digging the new cover, and I think it fits with the previous two perfectly. Now excuse me, I have a sudden craving for ice cream.

  3. You know, I love your covers, and they look spectacular, but what a -spectacular- waste of steel in troubled times.