I like watercolor better than the shiny ink from yesterday. Still leaning toward subdued hues. (Can you see I’m heavily influenced by Arnold Lobel’s work?)
I considered using the one below, but it doesn’t fit the character properly.
Publishing date (Target): June 7th, 2019.
Kevin muttered, “I knew this was going to be a bad day.”
“Kevin felt something in his chameleon gut. It felt all wrong.”
This one is simple. Direct. In your face.
Still playing with ideas…
I was working on the back cover art and came up with the illustration shown above.
Feedback from my family:
“That first little chameleon is so cute!”
“Um, that second one is humping the dad.”
“Yeah, why’s she humping his dad?”
Lots of laughing.
I started over. There were murmurs that the second baby chameleon was doing something x-rated to the sibling.
“Move the second chameleon up higher, she still looks like she’s humping her dad.”
Despite the pain, feedback IS valuable.
I’m going with this one:
I just need to make the cover and I’ll be ready to start the self-publishing process…