Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Sometimes it Takes a Village :: or rather a Forest :: of Pencils

tomer :: a 2nd cover in a series of novels by Mehmet Murat Somer, staring a Turkish Audrey Hepburn deadringer transvestite detective. in this chapter she is crossing over into the ritzy and morally anorectic upper echelon of Istanbul's social elite to solve a murder of a local gigolo. art directed by Roseanne Serra.



...and done!

34 comments:

  1. wow, the work was worth it, turned out phenomenal!

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  2. gorgeous. I really like that pink one with the corner of the wall, but the simplified final is awesome

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  3. i love all the process's and color tests for this piece!

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  4. great process work. I liked the yellow color scheme better though. But great ideas!

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  5. Wow. Beautiful! Your colors are always amazing.

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  6. now that's what I call work'n'roll!! brilliant work flow

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  7. Great, thanks for showing the process, I thought you would go for the purple one

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  8. The colours on that final piece are amazing! Beautiful line work too.

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  9. great to see your process .. thanks for sharing

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  10. Beautiful. From the solid elements, the colour palette to the intriguing posturing of both figures, this is yet another one of your book covers that I'm going to have to own. Keep it up!

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  11. fantastic breakdown and brilliant final art! great work.

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  12. The combination of process work and the final make me want to buy the book. Gorgeous work!

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  13. This is just amazing.

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  14. I love your colors. Nice result.

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  15. great to see all the changes. the final looks great. especially the colors!

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  16. Brilliant! Thanks for sharing the process. Great stuff.

    Mike

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  17. Lovely stuff. Colours are fantastic.

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  18. Ah!! Spectacular cover, thanks for sharing your process

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  19. no entieeendo como lo haces, el proceso, please explain me how u do it?

    un besito from a tropical toxic girl.

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  20. This is just wonderful! Cheers!

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  21. I feel like commenting on this again to let you know how amazing it is.

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  22. that's really great! nice process shots too. its always nice to have all that work pay off.

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  23. Wow, I love how the dress fades into the background and the typography matches that same feel!

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  24. sweet chin music bra

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  25. the Colors, the Composition... Just Superbe.

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  26. just read your interview on format magazine. incredible work.

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  27. un trabajo fantástico. un saludo

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  28. Amazing! Wonderful color and tone. Feels like I'm looking at authentic 1960s literature.

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  29. Fantastic illustration. Really lovely line work and the colour catch the eye, which is what you want in a book cover, right? I love it! The font is a bit busy for my liking and competes with the illustration for attention, but otherwise top job!

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  30. HOTNESS!
    Awsome awsome work!
    Love the color palette!

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  31. awesome. i really like it

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  32. Anonymous3:08 PM

    I love seeing this process. Thanks for showing this. It encourages me to see that, like my own work, it takes a lot of iterations to get the final.

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