So I’ve been trying to come up with a cover design for my SPX minicomics.
I’d like to keep it simple, distinctive, and uniform, without being too comic booky.
I looked at my bookshelves and thought a hardcover sans jacket look might go well (you can click to enlarge it):
What I like too is that I could scan in other older hardcover textures, change a little text, and there you go.
Whatcha think? Clever? Trying to hard to be clever? Not nearly clever enough?
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I first heard about this over on GeekBrief:
You type in a URL to see if a site is down for everyone or just you.
I’ve been using it a lot as of late (curse you , Twitter!) and every time I think what how simple and great an idea this is.
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My mom’s a piano teacher. And for years she’d put on a recital complete with snacks and handmade programs.
In 1982 she had a contest in which her students could draw pictures to appear on the cover. The art teacher at the local high school served as judge.
Here’s the winner:
Here’s 3rd place:
And here’s second place, an 11-year old me:
Im pretty sure I should’ve won first place, but being the teacher’s kid and all…
It’s OK, I’m not bitter… not bit *sob* ter…
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