Derry, Northern Ireland

Derry, Northern Ireland
A book I'm working on is set in this town.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Maybe I gots my model for Jake...

I heard from Jordan; he's open to me using his face on the cover of OT. I sent him some possibles to see if he's okay with those...and if the photographer is. that'll be the next fun step -- finding out how much this will cost.

I really like this image of him, by Jean Quelquejeu.
I lightened it up a bit so I could see the line of it; it's really dark and coppery and amazingly hot. But none of this guy's photos had him in a shirt, and I don't wan to distract from what the story is about by suggesting it's an erotic novel. There really isn't much sex in it.
This photo by A Olivier is nice for positioning, and there's one in suspenders that can be made to look like he's in a shirt, but I can't do anything about the beard. Jake's got a goatee, and that is that. Besides, I think Jordan looks best with that kind of facial hair.

So...I found a number of others on his portfolio that are good. This boy's been busy. It's them big, brown, wary eyes that did it, I bet.

The job went a lot smoother than I thought it would, today. We're almost half done. Wow.

Oh, and on a side note of self-contratulation -- The Cowboy King of Texas is in the Top 100 of the Emerging Screenwriters' Competition. Woo-hoo!!

Now back to our regularly-scheduled bitchin' an moanin'.


Michael said...

He kind of looks like how I picture Jake. Just more rugged and, like you said, too much facial hair. He does have the perfect eyes, though.

JamTheCat said...

I agree..and I'm hopeful I can pull this off. I think he lives in Montreal, so if need be I'll drive up and take photos of him, myself...if he's open to that.