New York Institute of Art & Design
Assignment Two: Book Cover Design using supplied template
Select a book and redesign its cover. Must use the pen tool and anchor point tool in Illustrator to create vector artwork using the provided book cover templates.
Use two elements to achieve unity.
Use an analogous color scheme.
Use color to create a simulated 3D space.
Use the transform and align tools to modify your work.
Bonus: Create and modify clipping mask artwork.
For inspiration here I turned to my love of the Titanic, an interest I've had since I was ten years old. I selected one of my favorite books on the disaster - "A Night to Remember" by Walter Lord - and created an Adobe Illustrator version of the cover. One cover was aimed more for children; the other was created to show more realism with the ship actually sinking.