Lost Covers, Vol. 1

I don’t know why, but a few days ago, late at night, I was thinking about all my “failed” attempts at creating well-crafted cover art. I was visiting the Final Fantasy Shrine Forums, browsing through all that awesome cover art posted there and I wondered how much time the people over there invest in this creative, time-consuming hobby. Are they as nitpicky as me? Everyone loves his own creations, otherwise we wouldn’t publish it, but for my part it sometimes degenerates a bit. I often spend hours on one single image. I’ve created one cover with thirty-three different font types,…

“Committed” by Calexico, Various Artists

I‘ve created these two covers, because this cool summer soundtrack by Calexico was provided with the arguably ugliest cover ever. An off-putting piece of crap. It’s so ugly I don’t even want to post it here. I don’t know what the movie is like, because I lost all interest in it. My creations are therefore solely sprung from my mind on how a film to this music should look like. For the background image I was browsing Google’s picture search using different search terms. The photo I finally found was in fact not shot in the United States but in…