Now that I’ve decided on my topic, I started to brainstorm for the content and because my Depression piece from POV was the inspiration, I knew I wanted to include that into my zine. After much consideration I decided on 4 topics in my zine:
- 6 degrees of separation
And so I did a few sketches in my sketchbook just to get an idea of what I wanted to do:
I really liked this technique of marbling so I decided to use this as my cover page, also to play on the idea of when someone sees it they would expect something abstract but they would be surprised to see it’s something entirely different when they open the zine. 🙂
This was done using water and marbling paint.
I decided to redraw the illustration for Lovers and Strangers because I felt that a softer image of both characters would fit the book perfectly.