I’m very close to publishing my new play, “The Secrets of the Magic Pool.” As I’m whittling down the script, whipping it into shape for my script workshop this weekend, I realized I needed to start putting together a cover for the play. mm
Play covers tend to be simple, and I didn’t want to go all out with this one, so I decided to go ahead and design it myself. I first thought of a blank cover. I’ve seen plenty of plays which have standard boring covers. But I wanted to have some sort of image on the cover. As I was walking to my classroom today, I saw this tree, which I pass daily, and I decided to take a photo of it with my phone.
Then I plopped it in photoshop and it came out as this.
Not bad. Simple, just the way I like it. I played around with it some more and I put a design underneath which actually looks better when seeing the full front and back layout.
But I got a cover, I have a script, and it will soon be workshop tested. Based on what comes out of that, I’ll be publishing my first, full-length play in about 4 years.