Friday, 28 August 2015

Long Weekend at Snow Bunny Farm, oil 20 x 30cm
Another of my early book covers for reluctant readers. I enjoyed trying to tell a complete story in a single image where possible. This was one of my favourites.

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  1. the dark side of bunnies.. disquieting. ew

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  2. I am discovering that signs (like the one 'Do not feed the wildlife') are powerful devices. I think that it gives the image even more depth. It leads to so many questions and can give a character more personality in an instant. A sign also prevents you from writing too much. it's form forces you to sum up what they are trying to communicate in very few words.

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    1. Yes, signs can be poetic too. The only problem I find is when they draw too much attention, words having such a gravitational pull, so you need to be careful. But as voice without authorship, very interesting.

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  3. What a nightmare! I am creeped out by this.

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