Welcome to the Brown Owl Design Blog

News, updates and the written ramblings of a cat-fluff covered artist and book designer with a penchant for cheesecake.

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Book Cover Design

Self-publishing and designing your cover? Find all articles related to book and cover design here:


Find articles related to setting a brief, working with an illustrator, and the DIY illustration lowdown here:

Design & Layout 

Find articles on design 101, layout, and the ever-changing world of social media graphics here: