Out of Oblivion: How I Left OB-LOM, Birk, 2021
For this first novel from Ukranian-born writer, producer and performer Kristina Birk, the author and her team decided to go with an illustrated cover. The story’s dystopian setting provided a bounty of intriguing visuals to play with. After an initial round of thumbnail sketches, the author narrowed down her favorite elements, which were explored in a second round of sketches and from there, the final design.
First round of sketches.
Second round of sketches.