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The Cover Evolution of NERDS

Behind The Scenes With Creative Director Chad Beckerman

The following shows the process Ethen and I went through while working on the cover for Michael Buckley’s latest series, NERDS. I wish I could have better descriptions but I don’t want to give away all my secrets. See how the cover evolved after the break.

on Friday, January 4th, 2013
in the category Children's Books

Cover Evolution of John Brown

Behind The Scenes With Creative Director Chad Beckerman

Illustrator and author John Hendrix posted the ‘Anatomy of a Jacket’ on his Blog Drawing on a Deadline. John discussed the process of making the jacket for his latest book JOHN BROWN:His Fight for Freedom. This entry is a follow-up to his but from the view of the art director. Let’s begin.

on Friday, November 16th, 2012
in the category Design

The cover evolution of Peter Nimble & His Fantastic Eyes

The designer (and author and illustrator) recount the work that went into creating the beautiful cover

We decided that we needed to celebrate the cover art of one of our amazing Amulet titles that’s just released. It’s called Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, and our in-house designer (and creative director) Chad Beckerman shared the various iterations of the cover on his blog. We’re excerpting a bit of his post here but feel free to jump to his blog to see more. I also highly suggest taking a look at author Jonathan Auxier’s blog, where he also discusses the cover evolution.

on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
in the category Design, Young Adult Books