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Old 14th May 2014, 13:35   #291
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This is good.

"How to design the cover of a South Asian novel: include a shy woman in dupatta"

It also features a series of African novel covers with the comment:"The covers of most novels about Africa seem to have been designed by someone whose principal idea of the continent comes from The Lion King."

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Old 14th May 2014, 14:39   #292
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Haha, that African selection makes me laugh - I've done quite a few 'African' book covers and the one thing every Art Director always says in the brief is "avoid dusty reds" because it's too much of a stereotype! I have however painted many trees just like those... oh dear.
Actually one of those books is by an author I've done several covers for (but not that one).
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