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Run, Rabbit Run

A Rabbit was called for, by the title alone. I found this old hand-coloured engraving, rendered it greyscale in Photoshop then did a sketch on tracing paper. 129 more words

Letterpress Printing

Three projects, one day, 24 hours: progress

Five to 9…what is that? A sixteen-hour day? And I’m knocking off early: normally would work till 11 p.m.

LOL! Back when I was a working stiff in the magazine industry, one of my editors used to say that freelance writing was grand because it allowed you to pick your work hours: any 18 hours of the day you please! 550 more words


Total Food 2: The story behind the cover

Total Food 2, published in January 2015, was nominated for Best Designed Educational Primary/Secondary Book at the 63rd Australian Book Design Awards, and we are proud to announce the book won its category. 318 more words

General Interest

More Concept Cover Art

My second concept cover illustration for the spy thriller.

I wanted to get some good contrast while stressing a spy thriller theme. I emphasized the Russian theme through my use of font and color. 52 more words


Behind the Covers: Radical Theatrics

As part of a series of guest posts, UW Press Designer Dustin Kilgore walks us through the various design concepts that eventually brought him to a book’s final cover… 774 more words

Behind The Covers

538 Miles of Falling - 2 (2015)

The second series of 538 Miles of Falling, a collaboration fiction project between me and my friend.
Cover design, Book interior design.

Graphic Design

538 Miles of Falling - 1 (2015)

“538 Miles of Falling” is a collaborative fiction project by me and my friend. This 120+ page novella tells a story about adolescence, coming of age, and growing up in narrative, conversation, and roleplay post format. 10 more words

Graphic Design