For Curious Minds

I often get asked about the book cover’s orb. Well, here it is. I made it!

It started out as a glass light cover.
Orb 1*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next, I painstakingly cut out all those symbols from duct tape.

Orb 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then I used green LED light strips, normally used in cars.
Orb 3
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It was time for the spray paint—shiny metallic silver.

*Painted 2

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Carefully, I peeled off each duct tape symbol, hoping it worked.

Finished SOA

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Then we had the photo shoot with friends. Getting the lighting right was tricky.
Photo shoot 1
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Voila! The end result.

book cover

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