Find your flock, express yourself, stand out from the crowd. This book was originally entitled, “Bird Seed.” The typography of the interior reflects the humorous tone of the book.
Univers 67 Bold Condensed
Body: Adobe Garamond Pro
Title Page: Avant Garde Book
Chapter Heads: Alleycat ICG
In-text Quotes: ITC Officina Book Italic
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Illustration and Design Copyright Aliyah Marr
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One of the most delightful things in being both an author and designer is that I get to design my own books. I have, of course, designed books for other authors. In addition, I have helped several of my creative consulting clients become book publishers in their own right.
Another of my 3D illustrations, in this case, I place a cube of a face on top of the right eye of another face and shot it at an angle. A visual pun on the word, “visionary.”
The image is of a push-up toy that I bought in Chelsea a few years ago. Tension is conveyed by the jarring offset of the foreground and background colors.
The 3D illustration was created by pouring sand over a painting of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. Then I created a swirl to reveal the lips.
The “gangsta” theme of this book provoked a title made from a ransom note.