Cover Art

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This week’s photo challenge is about creating the cover for an album, book, show or magazine which best represents the contents.

The artwork above ‘Winter Road Warrior’ was inspired by my life on the road as a sales person so hence I felt it would be a good fit for a book called the “The Travelling Salesman”. I am assuming there must be one out there somewhere!

Being on the road all the time comes with many challenges from traffic, the weather, to simply being away from home and family. Your car is not only your transport but it’s your place of work, so you become reluctantly reliant upon it and somewhat attached to it. You find yourself having a conversation with your GPS just to alleviate the boredom on long trips. I know some people think it is a glamorous lifestyle, but living out of suitcase and hotel hopping is really not a lot of fun when it’s your life!

I quit this lifestyle almost two years ago to follow my passion for art and I have to say I have no desire to go back to it.


This artwork is for sale in my gallery as:

Wall Art, Home Décor, Puzzle, Beach Items, Tote Bags, Greeting Card/Stationery, Phone Case, Coffee Mug, Face Mask and Apparel.

The image is adjustable, use all of it or just part of it. Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

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Jennifer L Thorpe

I really love this one!

Good post, Pennie, and Very good Art! Kudos and Regards. 🙂

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Thank you Swami, I appreciate your kind comment.

Fantastic artwork Pennie. 🙂

Thank you for your kind comment Lavendermoon.

Beautiful image, Pennie! And I love the meaning behind it being a traveling salesperson, and the companionship one must feel with their mode of transportation 🙂 As we graduated college, one of my dear friends had a job traveling every third week – one week prepping/researching, one week traveling, one week analyzing results/reporting. She listened to lots of audiobooks, way before GPS was around! And you’re right about it sounding lots more glamorous than it turned out to be!

Hi Connie, thank you for your comment. I have spent over 20 years on the road and remember the days of listening to audio books too :). The only problem was I found they relaxed me and made me want to go to sleep….LOL!

Great image, Pennie. I don’t think I’d enjoy being a travelling salesperson. It looks like a tough job.

Thank you Sylvia, I have to say I don’t miss the lifestyle.