Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard

Here is a design that was killed. From Michaela at Houghton. It went to production, but then was changed before printing. The resulting hc cover is lovely (you can look it up on Amazon). Here are a couple of the hardcover comps I initially submitted:

An illustration I tweaked based on an Erte illustration, light in tone and with a definite deco feel:


And a more sophisticated, sultry approach (this is the comp that was originally approved):

2 comments:

Christopher Tobias said...

This is stunning, Kimberly. I love it.

Lynn Page said...

I looked up the pic of the image they printed, and i like both of your designs better. They're gorgeous!