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i was asked by the lovely viva lewes people if i would like to do the front cover of the June edition of the “what’s on in lewes” (ie EVERYTHING!) magazine.

of course i said yes.

and here is the finished thing that popped through my letter box the other week.

thought i would share my working process for it.

i created a colour palette that i thought would work well

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i did a rough sketch

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i made clunky cut out collage flowers and fauna

 

i scanned them in and made them nice and shiny

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then i put it all together and did the typography

am so thrilled how the colours came out.

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looks really summery i think!

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and i even got a little blurby write up inside…

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i will be selling lovely signed a4 giclee prints of the cover (on somerset 330gms photorag paper) for £15 so let me know interested

bah, oh drats, it is raining, and the path has flooded…. let us hope it doesn't stop people stopping by…wb_250

…for marshmallow rocky road, oat and raisin chocolate cookies, banana bread or lemon loaf…

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here we are, the worker bees

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snippysews smiling and waiting for their new homes

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unframed prints, silver jewellery and badges, there has to be badges

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shelves all dressed and neat and tidy

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books waiting to be signed and read

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silly old rain rain go away, come back another day.

now to sit down and listen to the singing detective sound track and try and resist eating all the cake!

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… and before you ask, no the rob ryan vase and the clock are not for sale…. models own hee hee!

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