Sunday Pictures, Memes and More
Just Perusing Old Facebook Photos for New Book Cover Designs
In talking to my older daughter yesterday she mentioned that perhaps I’m an author with several notable worstsellers because my self designed book covers are not that good. She has a point. A part of me wanted professional help with it and then the artistic side of me kicked in at the time and said “Hey I can do this myself!” Looking back, the covers I did design were all over the board. I knew I wanted to use my personal photographs on anything in the autobiographical series. Beyond that though I didn’t really have a clue what I was doing.
So I went digging on my facebook treasure trove of photos to see what else I could use for the book series. I found a few oldie but still funny memes and some trips down memory lane. In the meantime I also pulled a few pictures off of my phone from recent times.
For those who don’t know, substack now has an AI image generator.
I decided to play with this feature. It seemed to me in the photo setting either the woman or her dog always looked a little off
Like, what is going on here?
Anyways I was able to come up with a decent first try on a new book cover for Travels With Nemo on Adobe Express. I’m going to stick to my personal photos and artwork for now thanks!
This one I don’t think is too bad for a first blush on an as of yet not published entirely book in the series:
So on to the memes and more. Ahh in the time of Gemini:
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