How amazing is it when an idea you have in your head becomes reality. For my final cover for CHILD Magazines I collaborated with the uber talented Nathan Johnson from Blacklist Studio (and dad of two) – he created all of the coverline artwork. Surrounding yourself with ridiculously talented, genuinely caring people like Nathan and my amazing photographer Sue Stubbs, who nailed this shot for me, is the best.
Gwen Stefani aka Hollaback Girl was my inspo for this cover art. The song is said to be Gwen’s stance on her preference for being a leader not a follower (ie: not a girl who is confined to holla back what others say for her), and that’s what I wanted my final August 2016 ‘Creativity + Education’ cover to express.
Read more about what stories I chose to run in my very last issue of CHILD at the beautiful childmagsblog.com