30 May 2013

Dystopolis Cover Progressions

My good friend and fellow teacher Derek agreed to draw a cover for Dystopolis. Here's the first two proofs and the final draft:

I knew I wanted a sparse pencil drawing with a point of view that encouraged a dark mood. For the second proof, I asked for more damage on the buildings:

Once this one was done, I wanted a darker feel - again, to accomplish a dark mood. Here's the final:

I'm working on getting the final draft of the story ready...stay tuned!


Annalisa Crawford said...

Very atmospheric - those covers definitely invoke a dark mood, and a lot of curiosity!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Lots of atmosphere!

Constance Burris said...

I love it! I am a little jealous also.

I'm part of the blog hop, btw.


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