More Newfoundland Herald Covers

Compared to today’s digital age, printing technologies in 1978 were primitive. Even so, these covers bring back wonderful memories of television shows and celebrities from 40 years ago.

The quality of the reference images I worked from varied from small newspaper clippings to large professional photographs. Hence, some of my drawings ended up more detailed than others.  Fussy-picky me also knew that nothing could be done when the light and medium values in my shading got lost during the translation of a pencil drawing into a magazine cover.

All this considered – the covers of this magazine turned out really well!

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About Brenda Hoddinott
Award-winning artist and author; illustrator, art educator, curriculum designer, co-owner of Drawspace.com, owner of Drawspace Publishing, and retired forensic artist Brenda has developed art curricula and taught multidisciplinary arts since 1980. During her 25-year career as a forensic artist, Brenda worked with diverse criminal investigative agencies including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Department of National Defense, private investigative agencies, and municipal police departments. Brenda and her partner John live in the suburbs of Halifax, Nova Scotia with their two SPCA rescue dogs: Timber the Huskador and Katie the Pitweiler. Their blended human family includes five adult children and two grandchildren. Books by Brenda Hoddinott include: 2012: Introduction to Contour Lines (Drawspace Publishing) 2012: Introduction to Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2011: Illustrated Dictionary of Art-Related Terms (Drawspace Publishing) 2010: Getting Started with Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2004: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Drawing People Illustrated (Alpha Books) 2003: Drawing for Dummies (Wiley Publishing, Inc.)

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