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Book Cover

Book Cover

Constellation - This is a piece created from one of the short stories by Scottish author James Kelman's The Good Times (1998). I chose from this book one of the short stories titled Constellation. It is written in a first person narrative that represents a young man reflecting on his feelings and thoughts on his surroundings and life experiences about society, culture, and relationships. The character contemplates his existence within the world and frustration and confusions about life itself and what the future may hold.

Belle du Jour -This book cover was inspired by the Belle du Jour (1967) film and Belle du Jour (1928) book by Joseph Kessel, creating a subtle imagery of a woman's fulfilment to her own desires. The story tells the tale of a young woman who spends her afternoons as a 'call girl' in a high class French brothel whilst her husband is at work.

book cover, illustration, design, people, drawing, digital
book cover, illustration, design, people, drawing, digital
book cover, illustration, design, people, sequential, drawing