Davide Spelta
How much the nettle stings

Book Covers

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I was asked to create an illustration for the cover of Chiara Deiana's latest ebook, trying to maintain a seriality with the cover I had previously made for her novel.

How was the illustration used:
E-book Cover

How did you make this work:
My process begins with a draft on paper which I usually develop digitally, in this case using Photoshop.

Commissioner Name :
Cecilia Flegenheimer
Commissioner Company :
Mondadori Libri

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IED - Milano
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Davide is an Italian illustrator based in Castelleone, a small town near Milan. He graduated in Visual Design at IED Milan and in 2020 attended Mimaster, a one-year master in illustration. At the same time he started working as a freelance illustrator for different types of clients such as magazines, newspapers, publishing houses and creative agencies.