Archive for November, 2009

“ABANDONED CARS” PAPERBACK COVERS

November 22, 2009

Below are the two covers that’ll be used for the paperback version of Abandoned Cars, which will be released in April. The intention behind having two different covers is to give them the feel of two different issues of a fictitious obscure Golden Era comic book. I’ve gone further in that direction by distressing the images to make them look like tattered old copies. Special thanks to my friend and art director at the Riverfront Times, Tom Carlson,  for showing me some techniques to accomplish the distressed look.

Here’s cover #1:

Below is cover #2:

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THE “CLASSIC FIVE”

November 6, 2009

Below are a few pictures of the complete classic five Temptations miniatures that’ll be included among the cut-outs in FOLKTALES. Now to produce the rest of the diorama – the background setting, stage, screaming fans, etc (see last post)…

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And below are the individual characters, starting with Melvin Franklin…

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Eddie Kendricks…

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and Paul Williams…

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