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Not the best of adjustments but the right kind of 'editorial' advice - thanks fellas! Always value your opinions.
May 21, 2008
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May 21, 2008 3:56:43 am
Still funny and much more modest;)

by Rorsdors Homepage »

May 21, 2008 5:06:16 am
nice one :)

by meselfr Homepage »

May 21, 2008 5:19:31 am
Still has the effect of the original. I feel it always has more impact when it's suggested rather than shown :-)

by MarkHirst Homepage »

May 21, 2008 5:26:10 am
Works for me. Really a great cover.

by chippwalters Homepage »

May 21, 2008 5:27:05 am

by Tracesl Homepage »

May 21, 2008 6:02:55 am
One lucky diver eh? Excellent cover!

by Shaylea Homepage »

May 21, 2008 7:37:06 am
The way you capture the old style is just outstanding. Awesome work!

by Danceswithroos Homepage »

May 21, 2008 8:44:50 am
A brilliant pastiche!

by DavidEMartin Homepage »

May 21, 2008 10:51:28 am
Excellent! I love her expression :)

by Balaenanun Homepage »

May 21, 2008 10:52:13 am
I suppose the other cover was the international edition? :-) As with the others, I prefer this "modest" version of the cover. It seems to fit your chosen time period and, as such, seems more unified in both theme and execution. The frontal nudity on the other cover was just jarring and served only to distract us from another mini-masterpiece.

The composition, as usual, is very strong. But then, it's hard to go astray with such a classic (and romantic) pose. I also LOVE IT that you did her "fishy parts" in red! The temptation to go green must have been very strong (or at least it would have been in me), but this is absolutely the perfect choice. The splash of subtle (and believable) red absolutely MAKES the image for me. The red, coupled with the mustard color of his suit, brings much needed warmth to what could have been an icy cold underwater scene. As it is, the warmth brings humanity to scene, which enhances both the romance and the subtle humor. Speaking of humor, I wonder how the image would work if you put a playful little red lipstick kiss on the side of his helmet? I really can't predict how that would work -- it could either make it or break it. Also, I know the suit is inflated, but the guy looks a bit fat sitting there. I wonder if it might not be a bit more romantic if you trimmed him up a bit by shaving a little bit off his chest and stomach areas? Just a thought. And, while I'm nitpicking (as I'm wont to do), I wonder if slightly longer hair might help create a little more "Lady Godiva" romanticism.

Anyway, I'm babbling again. I really like it a lot and thanks SO MUCH for sharing it with us.

by mmitchell_houston Homepage »

May 21, 2008 12:00:26 pm
Great work. Very good pose and composition. Cool postwork.

by ragouc Homepage »

May 22, 2008 4:11:34 am
Fine update and of course in keeping with the time period, beautifully done.

by chrispoole Homepage »

May 22, 2008 9:19:24 am
Thanks everyone for the comments - very helpful and much appreciated!

by Mikeall Homepage »

Jul 4, 2008 5:13:00 am
Great "pulp" feel!

by PhilW Homepage »


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