Honie Beam : Mockingjay

Book Covers

Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
This was the third of four redesigned covers for Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games series (including the prequel book) that I designed and illustrated for my fall senior thesis. I wanted to highlight the unique arenas described in each book while still incorporating small details hidden throughout the sceneries that avid fans would recognize.

How was the illustration used:
This illustration was intended to be used as a hardcover dust jacket. It is the third book cover in a series of four that were designed to be packaged together as one unit.

How did you make this work:
This cover was illustrated using Procreate and digital brushes to emulate traditional watercolor textures. The text was inserted using InDesign so that the final printed copy could have the title and author printed in gold foil. The set of four books, when placed in order, create a continuous spine illustration, so that when viewed on a shelf a city landscape appears.


Social Media:
twitter.com/honiebeam
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linkedin.com/in/honiebeam/

Personal Website:
honiebeam.com

College:
Maryland Institute College of Art
Course:
Illustration
Year of Graduation:
2022


Currently Based:
South Carolina, The United States

Biography:
Honie Beam grew up in California where she received a degree in Humanities at College of the Canyons. She graduated with honors in Illustration and a minor in Sequential Art from Maryland Institute College of Art in May 2022. She works primarily in digital programs (Adobe Suite and Procreate) and hopes to continue telling all types of stories in her work going forward.

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