book covers, The Strange Case of the Barrington Hills Vampire

Cover Evolution of Vampire

We always begin with my horrible, ugly sketches. It's sad how many hours I spend on them. I wanted to play with reflections. The Vampire, of course, leaves no reflection. In a nod to the author/reader agreement barring supernatural explanations, I decided to do it anyway. But I cannot draw a reflection (I tried), so… Continue reading Cover Evolution of Vampire

book covers, The Strange Case of the Barrington Hills Vampire

The problem with long titles

I remember the first time I saw the VHS cover for Peter Brook's film version of The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates at the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade. It was fascinating to me how the title had to be altered in order… Continue reading The problem with long titles