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I have many talented Rec'ers as friends.  Some are musicians, producers, remixers and some do graphics and drawings.

In my case I needed to have an album cover made.  I love vinyl albums and the apparent lost art of colorful cover art.  I am a huge fan of the Smashing Pumpkins album "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness".  That cover has everything I love...stars..moons, and the color purple.

So being that sometimes I put on a vinyl and lay on my back and look at glow stars in my room...I wanted that theme.  When I am creative, I tend to sit in that room and daydream song ideas under the glowing black light stars so the title had to denote that as well.


I do not draw, but I scratched down on paper a rough idea of what I wanted.

I thought about who I knew that could draw and I thought of Sarah Lynn.  I approached her about it and sent her my ideas and she sent me back the following.  As you can see I also started to refine the title and it changed over time to its final.

Next we discussed color.  I definitely had purple in mind.  She sent me the following:

I liked all the colors but I am partial to purple.  The next pic I received I call ... "The Pixar".  It appears she moved to a computer and this is the next update:

I ok'd the colors and was given the final:

I felt a darker wall would make the room appear more dark and realistic.  This is now the final.

I am hopeful I can press a vinyl version and see how the cover looks in glorious vinyl album cover size.

 

We are now talking about the back cover.  I actually don't know what to do yet so here is the initial...initial...initial initial...idea.. a template of sorts.   A place for track listing, production credits, songwriting credits etc.

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Tags: album, cover, lynn, poly, sarah

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Comment by SarahLynn on August 24, 2012 at 11:54pm

:) had/having a blast working with ya poly! thank you for letting me be a part of this! 

Comment by Martin on August 24, 2012 at 3:25pm

Wonderful collab.  Congrats guys!

Comment by Poly ☆ on August 23, 2012 at 10:36am

I just shot her a note. I think I want to go black with the walls and then it will be Fiya

Comment by Cherrytree Radio on August 23, 2012 at 10:07am

Looks great!  Good job Poly and SL!

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