Now this is a little old, but I thought you might enjoy seeing some of the process and method behind The Kitchen & The Garden Patch. (For those who don’t know, this is the cookbook I wrote and designed as part of a personal project back in 2010.) You can see the final designs here.
Here are some of the original scanned drawings that were used as part of the artwork on the final design:
Cover after being composited. Before & After cleanup:
Here is some of the inspiration for the colors and design of TK&TGP:
A couple of early comps:
And the final design (see more here):
Get your copy at: www.thekitchenandthegardenpatch.com
Thanks to Eric for the photos.
A bit late. I posted this everywhere but here.
I’ve been continuing to work on the cover and inside illustrations for my cookbook The Kitchen and The Garden Patch
Here’s what’s been inspiring me lately. A little bit of deco, a little arts and crafts. Everything reminiscent of nature and all its beauty. Stylized but simplified floral illustrations and thin outlines, and big blocks of color. Everything from William Morris to Paul Poiret, from George Brandt to Felix Albrecht. And some more below:
I will keep you updated
3″ x 5″ recipe postcards for The Kitchen and The Garden Patch
designed for Vegan Day at Sober College
There are some leftovers that will be found at the release party.
The release party for TKATGP will be
566 Rose Avenue, Venice, California
Saturday, November 6, 2010
six to nine P.M.
An evening of pure vegetarian (vegan) treats, as well as the opportunity to receive a free gift with the purchase of The Kitchen and The Garden Patch cookbook (cash is preferred).
You are encouraged to bring a guest to participate in the festivities.