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Friday, October 29, 2010

6 Word Memoir Blurb Book Cover Illustration!

The entirety of the senior class in Illustration at Parsons the New School for Design was asked by Smith Magazine's Larry Smith to submit illustrated 6 work memoirs: (your life story told in 6 words) as a fun project/assignment. Larry loved our stuff and wanted to make a book out of our submissions. I spent the afternoon at Blurb's pop up shop in Soho with Larry and Lisa, the associate editor at Smith Mag to do an illustration for the cover.

We talked about what the plan was, to have a prominent 6 large on the cover and an illustration underneath, and then I drew a sketch:
Here's what came out:
Then I scanned, formatted, and colored it in illustrator with the finishing touches:
They loved it!! Can't wait to see the printed book with this baby on the cover.
Victory picture (In my part-done Halloween costume, see next post!!)!!!!

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