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This was the first given brief of 2nd year at University.
Peter Benchley - Thriller Series
This was the first project I was given in the second year of University. I was asked to chose between a various collection of books from different authors and design a set of three book covers. I opted for the Peter Benchley - Thriller Collection: Beast, Creature and The Island.

I wanted to go for quite a modern style of the illustrations that would appeal to a younger audience, but still keep the classic look with the ornate frame and vintage pattern. I aimed to make the designs as cohesive as possible and I wanted them to look collectable.

I wanted the images on the covers to represent things from the books. I didn't want to have the obvious image of a squid or shark from the story lines, so I went with parts of the monster instead and other added extras.