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New Challenges Cover

Cover illustration for a secondary school workbook "New Challenges", published by Macmillan. New Challenges cover art by Anton Emdin 2011

 

Below is my original sketch...

New Challenges cover art sketch by Anton Emdin 2011

But they asked that I turn down the Grrrrr on the emo grrrl, and also the hat and expression on the black guy.

New Challenges cover art sketch by Anton Emdin 2011

 

I had designed the illustration to be published within their template, as per the preview below...

New Challenges cover art sketch by Anton Emdin 2011

So I was a little surprised to see that they'd exposed the rough edges of the art on the published cover, below:

New Challenges cover art by Anton Emdin 2011

Perhaps it looked 'edgier'. Haha... I kill me.