Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Clive and the foliate head!
FINAL UPDATE (I think!): Clive has gathered together the cover finalists.
"marly's book and henry's window"
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UPDATE: A new link has been added to the list! See below.
MORE UPDATERY: A fifth link! Got an opinion? Voice it!
Want to see the cover work in progress for The Foliate Head, my poetry book coming out from Stanza Press (UK)? Clive Hicks-Jenkins is working on the cover, and you may look at preliminary drawings here and here. Let me know what you like best!
"marly youmans and the foliate head"
A wealth of initial ideas.
"marly youmans and the foliate head: part 2"
More leafy green man heads, including a tattooed head!
"marly youmans and the foliate head: part 3"
"marly and the foliate head: part 4"
"marly and the foliate head: part 5:
Three new heads, in color: Clive says he will repost tomorrow, as these were taken with electric light and have a bit of reflection and perhaps inaccuracy of color. But I think you can see them pretty well!
I had a great time rummaging through books on green men while I was staying in Wales, so this feels like a coming-full-circle moment. Clive is doing cover and division pages, and Andrew Wakelin is grand ruler of design. No doubt Peter Wakelin will be unable to restrain himself from an opinion or two as well. Fun! I just wish I could sit down with them all in person once again, under the shadow of the hedge by Ty Isaf...