Designing a Book Cover

My husband is just finishing off his second book of short stories and this time he agreed that I could design his book cover. I started off with a bit of research and as I’m not skilled enough to use any online design software opted for a Matisse style paper cut design taking inspiration from the genius designer Saul Bass. If you’re not familiar with … Continue reading Designing a Book Cover

Emiliano di Cavalcanti

Emiliano Di Cavalcanti

Born on this day in 1897, Emiliano Augusto Cavalcanti de Albuquerque Melo, known as Di Cavalcanti, was a Brazilian artist responsible for creating distinctive art which conveys a dynamic, uniquely south African feel. Di Cavalcanti looked to produce a Brazilian art form which was free from any European influences, despite (or perhaps because of), the time he spent in Paris and Montparnasse where he met the likes … Continue reading Emiliano Di Cavalcanti