Monday, June 9, 2014

The Photo Shoot for Cover

It was a beautiful day to get some shots of Paul Cummings' awesome tattoo. It's called, "Dracula's cross". What do you think?

My friends where I work agreed to do this for me. Mark Wojcicki is the photographer. Paul Cummings was my arm model. I needed Paul to hold a "dagger" for this, and I chose his arm because of the cool tat. This is for the cover of my stand-alone book, Dhampir Legacy, which I'm still working on.

Paul's grandparents are from Romania and he decided to get this tat called "Dracula's cross". The writing above it says "Live your life in Romania".

If I figure out how to take the arm holding the stake and paste it onto a background picture, I'll be ecstatic! That'll be great!

But the book isn't finished yet, so I've got a while before I have to worry about it. 

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