Thursday, 7 March 2013

The Lives of Cover Models

I'm looking through stock art websites to find cover models for the Ondine books. I'm also having a mild panic attack that I won't have the cover done in time for the June release, so I'm procrastinating like anything.

I really love these two - they look so much like Ondine and Hamish, I have to use them.

Lazing On A Sunny Afternoon

No, she doesn't have an unfortunate birthmark on her face, that's the Dreamstime watermark, because I haven't paid for the pics yet. I'm not sure which one I'll go with, but when I make the decision, yes, I am going to pay for it. A whole $15 or so.

So I'm looking through so many pictures of this couple. They are delightful.

I call this one "The third wheel"
Group Of Happy Young Teenagers In Circle At Beach
Sweetie with the big glasses is photobombing, trying to move in on Hamish, and Ondine is going to snap her neck if she flirts one more time....

Here's Ondine working at a call centre, making the most of it. Brugel is in recession again.
Closeup Of A Friendly Secretary/telephone Operator

But now she's a scientist! Woot!
Female Student Sitting By A Microscope In The Lab

Here Ondine is with Hamish. So in love...
Magic Moments

And now she and Hamish have a blog, which brings them joy. And a source of income.
Smiling Young Businesspeople With A Laptop

But ... who is this IMPOSTOR with Ondine? She BELONGS with Hamish!
Woman Looking At Her Boyfriend

He's lured Ondine away? How dare he????
A Young Couple Having Fun On The Beach

You'd better have a long hard think about what you're doing, Blondie!
Closeup Shot Of A Handsome Young Man Looking Away

Hamish tries to win her back, but this isn't the way to do it!!!

Blackjack Table. Friends Havin

Oh, a job came up in the Reykjavic office.
Don't let the door hit your ass on the way out.
Couple Happily Shaking Hands And Smiling

Ondine and Hamish are together again. As it should be.
A Lovely Couple In White Arms Around Each Other

(These photos are all from the collection of Yuri Acurs, who has an insanely great collection of pictures to buy from Dreamstime.)

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