Encounters with the Imaginary: Product Photography
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Beautiful post-processing work by Jeszika Le Vye, inserting the new book's cover and developing the brand's colors.

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This photo ended up being the primary marketing image during the Kickstarter campaign, and the team processed it in several color variations that fit with the styling of Volume II.

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As a part of the branding for Encounters with the Imaginary Vol. II, I took various photos of Volume I in natural environments to convey the mood of the brand. I did some post processing, and the rest was completed by Kira Knight and Jeszika Le Vye.

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A color variation used in the marketing materials on Facebook and Instagram

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The branding of Encounters Vol. II utilized natural textures, muted colors, and pops of turquoise, red, and off-white.

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A color variation used in the marketing materials on Facebook and Instagram

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A marketing image for the book's Kickstarter campaign

Encounters with the Imaginary is a creature art anthology published yearly by Boneshaker Press. Boneshaker ran a successful 2017 Kickstarter campaign to fund Volume 2, which was released in early 2018.

In 2017 I created illustrations, a short story, product photography, and marketing assets for the book. The book also includes numerous other fantastic writers and illustrators, without whom the project would not have been possible! I am delighted to announce I have been invited back for Volume 3, so keep an eye out for that work later this year!

Special thanks to Jeszika Le Vye, Kira Knight, Evan Winston, and Magali Mebsout for coordinating the project! And of course a very special thanks to artist Manuel Aquino for the awesome collaboration project on our Diuturnal chapter illustration!

Project for Boneshaker Press, 2017