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SO. HAPPY.

Hi everyone – I just wanted to report on my experience with my Blurb books which arrived today. They are volumes of drawings from my drawing-a-day project. The books are 7×7", 44 pages each.

I love them! The color is FANTASTIC (a VERY important thing to me since they’re books of my artwork) and the bindings are strong. I could not be more thrilled to sell these. Thank you thank you thank you! When I saw them, I got misty. Seriously!

 two hardcover interiors

spines

two hardcovers and two softcovers

In the bottom photo, the upper two books are hardcovers and the bottom two are softcovers. I was equally pleased w/ the quality/color of both versions, but I must say that it’s pretty cool to have the hardcover w/ its dust jacket. ;)

An aside: I had a greyish tone behind my artwork ever though I checked and double checked that it was 100% white in Bookmart. Well, now that I have the books in my hands, I can say that it was an artifact from the program – there’s no grey at all in the final thing.

Thank you, Blurb!

I am beyond words.

Megan 

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Posted by
redmeg8
Aug 16, 2007 4:31pm PDT
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redmeg8
 

Glad to hear Megan.

Your book looks gorgeous!

-Ben

Senior Technical Support Specialist

Posted by
bmartinek
Aug 16, 2007 4:40pm PDT
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bmartinek
 

Glad to know that you are happy with your books.

Congrads!

Posted by
brianbonitz
Aug 16, 2007 5:46pm PDT
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brianbonitz
 

Megan,

Nice creative, talented artwork. I enjoy watercolor painting as a hobby. Your work is such a inspiring to look at.

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brianbonitz
Aug 16, 2007 5:49pm PDT
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brianbonitz
 

These books look great.  Congratulations!!  THanks for posting your success!!!

Regards to all

Pat T 

Posted by
pattahan
Aug 16, 2007 6:17pm PDT
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pattahan
 

Megan,

Wonderful books! And very inspiring too. I think I may have to try a similar project. I haven’t been very active as an artist since I graduated college. Work and family has kept me busy with lots of excuses to say I’ll draw or paint tomorrow. It’s been a long while now and I think something like a drawing a day could get that part of my brain working again. Thank you for posting your books! It was a pleasure viewing your work.

Jessica 

Posted by
jpeter
Aug 16, 2007 6:17pm PDT
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jpeter
 

Go for it, Jessica! It is sucha rewarding thing to do… even if I had never published them. It’s been an amazing journey :)

Thank you all for looking!

Megan

Posted by
redmeg8
Aug 16, 2007 7:46pm PDT
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redmeg8
 

Congrats! they loo fantastic!!

Can I see the inside? Or are them private?

Posted by
roxana
Aug 18, 2007 1:43pm PDT
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roxana
 

Thanks, Roxana – You can see the inside by clicking the "pdf preview" button on <a href="http://www.blurb.com/user/redmeg8">the page where the books are sold on Blurb</a>, there’s a picture of one of the interiors above, and/or, click on the words "drawing-a-day project" in my post above (at the very top) and it’ll take you to a page where all of the artwork is on display.

:) 

Posted by
redmeg8
Aug 18, 2007 3:28pm PDT
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redmeg8