Monday, November 09, 2009

Debut Picture Book Cover - I'm In!

Over at 100 Scope Notes you'll find directions for creating your own picture book cover. Here's what you do.
  1. Go to The Name Generator and click GENERATE NEW NAME. The name that appears is your author name.
  2. Go to Picture Book Title Generator and click CREATE TITLE! This is the title of your picture book.
  3. Go to FlickrCC and type the last word from your title into the search box followed by the word “drawing”. Click FIND. The first suitable image is your cover.
  4. Use Photoshop, Picnik, or similar to put it all together. Gettin’ creative is encouraged.
  5. Post it to your site along with this text.
  6. Go to 100 Scope Notes to see the gallery of covers!
And here's my cover ...
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  1. So cute! This one really looks like a picture book.

  2. This is really cute-- neat idea.

  3. Thanks for tipping us off about this - it's so much fun!

  4. Cute! Those are some wild eyes, definitely:>)

  5. That is so fun! I'm going to have to try it!

  6. Tricia,
    the Internets are telling you something: you need some chickens!

  7. I love that chicken drawing!

  8. YOUR chicken looks fun. MINE looks insane.

    Now, wonder why THAT is???