So the front cover for Disappearing Desmond came pretty quickly, the below sketch was Knopf's favorite version, and mine too!
But for some reason it took me awhile to nail down the back jacket. Desmond's new friend in the story, Gloria, is peering over the fence at Desmond... here are some of my zillion different attempts to get her pose and gestures right:
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