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Post by Misfit » Fri September 26th, 2014, 11:46 pm

[quote=""lauragill""]I'm in the midst of making a Mycenaean costume--Mycenaean, not Minoan; no bare breasts--so that I can do some photo shoots for cover pics. Good Mycenaean cover art is so hard to come by! My goal is ultimately to make those images available on stock photo sites so that my work can one day be featured in the Deja Vu Book Covers thread! ;) :D [/quote]

Loooooooooooooool! Can't wait :p
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Post by Mythica » Sun September 28th, 2014, 10:42 pm

[quote=""lauragill""]I'm in the midst of making a Mycenaean costume--Mycenaean, not Minoan; no bare breasts--so that I can do some photo shoots for cover pics. Good Mycenaean cover art is so hard to come by! My goal is ultimately to make those images available on stock photo sites so that my work can one day be featured in the Deja Vu Book Covers thread! ;) :D [/quote]

I look forward to seeing them. Have you done the photography for some of your other books? Do you have photography experience?

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Post by lauragill » Sun September 28th, 2014, 11:05 pm

[quote=""Mythica""]I look forward to seeing them. Have you done the photography for some of your other books? Do you have photography experience?[/quote]

No, but I have a camera, a simple concept, and Photoshop experience.

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Post by Lisa » Wed October 1st, 2014, 2:15 pm

Remember these?

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I just found a couple more:

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Post by DianeL » Thu October 2nd, 2014, 10:57 pm

I quite like the Nancy Bilyeau design. Those do recall the first ones, definitely, though!
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Post by Lisa » Fri October 3rd, 2014, 8:29 am

[quote=""DianeL""]I quite like the Nancy Bilyeau design. Those do recall the first ones, definitely, though![/quote]

I like the slash marks on the Nancy Bilyeau one. I can't wait for that book to come out.

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Post by Nefret » Fri October 3rd, 2014, 7:15 pm

[quote=""DianeL""]I quite like the Nancy Bilyeau design.[/quote]

Me too. I think the silhouette works nicely as a shadow.
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Post by DianeL » Fri October 3rd, 2014, 10:33 pm

So, since we like it, we can give it a pass on that textile not really being a proper tapestry, agreed?
;)

Couldn't resist the pedantry, I am a bad person ...
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Post by EC2 » Fri October 3rd, 2014, 10:57 pm

I'm not inspired by any of them TBH. I would definitely read Nancy's novel because I enjoy her writing, but none of these silhouette covers do anything for me as a reader.
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Post by Lisa » Sat October 4th, 2014, 5:58 pm

[quote=""DianeL""]So, since we like it, we can give it a pass on that textile not really being a proper tapestry, agreed?
;)

Couldn't resist the pedantry, I am a bad person ...[/quote]

I was hoping it wasn't supposed to be the tapestry... well, I think it would be more difficult to slash a tapestry like that, so maybe that explains it?

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