I posted earlier that I'd been having a hard time working with the assigned episodes this week. When I got home, I decided to watch a different episode and see what would happen. I turned on Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up? from season two of The Twilight Zone. I hadn't ever seen this one, and the episodes with UFO's and aliens involved always intrigued me.
(As a kid, I borrowed a TON of UFO books from the library, and then I started to get freaked out, so I stopped.)
I loved the disparity between the characters in this episode, and I thought I had it all figured out. Well, it turned out that I forgot I was in the Zone, and Serling pulled a fast one on me. Again.
I decided to do another minimalist book cover for this episode, mostly because the image popped into my head immediately. Plus, I figured the one I did on A Clockwork Orange was done before the class started, so technically, I'm not redoing a project I've already completed.
I used a couple tricks taught to me today by Shannon Tate after commenting on her beautiful House of Leaves book cover. They really helped me achieve more texture in the image overlay and the text, which made me happy.
I feel like I'm back on the horse and I'm looking forward to (maybe) getting another project done this weekend, and definitely starting fresh next week.