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Heart of the Tempest

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April/2020

Who are they?

Shannon Wallace is a Scottish Author, who wrote and published her first book (Heart of the Tempest) in 2020.

Heart of the Tempest is a story about magic breaking through the mundane, wresting a girl from our world into another filled with wonder and equally with danger. 

What did they need?

The debut novel was missing but one vital component: the cover!

Shannon approched me with the task to bring her sketches to life, and form a bold and eye-catching brand with the title.

What did I do?

During the composition I was initially left to my own design, following along with the sketches as my main reference.

Shannon was especially pleased witht he render, however I had chosen the opposite season and colour scheme to what was in her mind's eye!

After a few more tweaks and iterations, we settled on a colder snowy backdrop, with the tail of a creature evolved to blend in to this cold climate, and a very happy client.

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I absolutely love the cover for my book! James put together all the parts I wanted in a composition that completely matched the tone and theme

I've had a lot of really positive feedback on it

Would absolutely work with James again
10/10

Shannon Wallace

AUTHOR
Shannon Wallace is an author from Scotland, who published her first book "Heart of the Tempest" in 2020.

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