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I'm very excited for the new Dune film to be released (so sad it's not till October!) and it made me think of how fun it would be to put together a book cover concept my own. As with most of my work I tend to play with a lot of negative space and big bold colors and the world of Arakis with it's sandy expanses made for the perfect setting.
I focused on a lot of the details for this one, like the subtle shades of cyan and violet in the sky, getting the right intense shade of orange to provide a contrast, as well as the object in the background, which could be a mountain or could be a sandworm.
For the type, I wanted to pay homage to the covers of the 60s and 70s, choosing Cubao (https://www.behance.net/gallery/66665127/Cubao-Free-Display-Typeface) which I felt gave a sense of charm and quirk. It was fun to play around with a mix of photos and text to find that right balance of objects, really happy with how this one turned out.