Cross of Honour

Here’s another cover concept that has just been approved. This was tricky as I had to include 4 photos of each main military service, plus the watermarked cross medal in the background.

The cross was intially more of a faded brown colour, but the author wanted it to show up better at thumbnail size so the hue was increased accordingly. After a few developments we have finally agreed on this one and I’m very happy with it!

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Action Deafness work

Hi people, over the last couple of weeks I’ve been very busy at Action Deafness, where I work full time, and at home on my freelance projects. Here’s a finished book cover layout for Action Deafness Books. It was a book about a mother coping with her two son’s deafness, while trying to ‘keep dancing’ which sort of means getting on with her life and not getting down.

I used Illustrator and InDesign to work up this concept which the author likes a lot, and have just finished it off to send to print. The book can be ordered online over on www.actiondeafnessbooks.org.uk

Book layouts

Recent freelance work for Helion & Company, and 30 Degrees South.

I produced several cover concepts and these were the first couple that have gone to print. I worked to set briefs from the clients, using some images provided and sticking to relevant themes. Finishing the jacket was a technical process and I am pleased with the results.