Ashley set to work with quick sketches to figure what would work best for this scene:
Then, I told her I needed to see a younger face:
Two final sketches to choose from:
After many of you suggested the font shouldn't cover Giovanni's eyes, we started playing with font placement!
Color mock! I didn't really know what to think at this point because I wasn't sure how the top half and bottom half would come together with the color schemes. At this point, Ashley and I also talked about making the top half resemble an old painting.
My first sneak peek at the bottom half of the cover art. I was so thrilled with this! I loved the colors and the clouds, and I KNEW the final cover would be AWESOME!!!!!
Final cover with different text placement:
I worked a little bit on the font and sent an idea back to Ashley:
She loved my font idea and then added the swirls behind it (which is a great finishing touch!!!!!! (<--I know you can tell I'm excited! hehe)
And that's the end of the Ashley & Rane cover art story for Who is Saint Giovanni?