Sarah Kirk Illustration


Three Finished Book Covers

So finally all finished for assessment! Here are my finished covers, pretty pleased with them overall:

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A Thousand Splendid Suns #2

Just been tweaking the main design around a bit, I think that this is a softer and more fitting type and I think that the brown textured paper in the background brings the image together and hopefully gives a feeling of domesticity as well as something which is worn and slightly distressed. It’s been tricky sorting out the back and the spine (how do you design these?! I always find them so awkward to get right) but this is a little better for now, when I’m back at uni I’ll have to fine tune all my 3 covers so they are super polished (I wish!)



One Hundred Years of Solitude #3

Going back to the simple design, I have tried to make these final cover versions very spacious and airy to emphasise the lonely and isolated feel. Nearly finished! Just need a few little tweaks and then one of these will be winging its way to the Penguin design competition submissions folder:



Children’s Book = Finished! (For now..)

As the title suggests I am finally ahead of myself just enough to have 5 minutes to update this poor, neglected blog. Have been trying to complete my children’s book to an acceptable standard for about 3 months.. some pieces I am very proud of, some I am not so very proud of. Therefore I think that if I decide to do something else with it it’s going to have to undergo a little make-over in a few months when I can bare to look it again. However for now, here are a couple of the best pages: