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Illustrating a book cover

Various cover illustration options A couple years ago I was approached by  Sonya  to create an illustration for the cover of a book she was writing. It's a series of poems about her experience of suddenly becoming a caregiver to both her parents. I felt like this very raw and emotional piece needed a simple sketch showing the emotions behind facing such a challenging time. Above are some of the proposed illustrations I created for her book based on some of the poems I read. She chose the first one as you can see below. The book is now published and you can find out more about it on Amazon:  Lightning Strikes Twice: Secret Confessions of a Career-Woman-Turned-Caregiver .  Final cover I would have loved to create artwork for each of the poems but that was out of her budget at the time. It did spark the idea of creating art for poems at some point in the future.  This reminds me that I was approached earlier this year by someone looking to illustrate erotic short stories. That would

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