Designistrator

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Art, Designers Rock, Illustration | One Comment

With PLEASE, LOUISE coming out next month, I have spent a lot of time working on promotional items. I have a little design background and am always excited when I have a chance to wear that hat. Along with posters and bookmarks (giveaways coming soon!!!!!!!), I did a little more work on the logo for […]

Judging the book by its cover

Posted on Aug 29, 2013 in Books, Design, Designers Rock | No Comments

My wonderful art director over at Simon & Schuster, Laurent Linn, sent me the jacket mechs from our upcoming release, Please, Louise (written by Toni Morrison). Over the course of my short career, I have learned that deciding on cover art and design is never solely up to the artist. Jacket art is usually agreed […]

Evolution of a Cover

Posted on Sep 16, 2010 in Art, Books, Design, Designers Rock, Illustration | 17 Comments

My cover art for ELIZA’S FREEDOM ROAD, AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD DIARY, by Jerdine Nolen has been unveiled. Here is the final jacket: Krista V., our designer, did a fantastic job with the diary concept. My original idea shows the heroine’s quilt turning into a landscape. Once you read the book, you’ll get it 😉 I’m […]