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Colors of Hope Book Cover Design
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Colors of Hope: A Devotional Journal from LGBTQIA+ Christians
Melissa Guthrie Loy, editor
Melissa Guthrie Loy is an ordained minister with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Executive Director of Disciples Alliance Q, the LGBTQIA+ advocacy ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The Iowa native is a former high school English teacher in rural North Carolina and a graduate of Wartburg College and Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity. Her family lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.
A 5.5” by 8.5” paperback, this book is a faith-based resource for the LGBTQ+ community. Colors of Hope uses the iconic Pride Flag as the core of a nine-week-long reflection and devotional journal. The flag’s eight colors is each tied to a specific symbolic theme. Colors of Hope includes a page each day for readers to journal, doodle, or otherwise reflect on the theme. The book also includes an introduction, benediction, and a list of resources and/or bibliography for the LGBTQIA+ community.
The book is written for LGBTQ+ Christian teens. Secondary audiences include the larger LGBTQ+ community as well as their allies such as parents, teachers, and youth workers.
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Needs to include a rendering of the original Pride flag (see https://www.shutterstock.com/imagephoto/ hand-child-touching-colorful-rainbow-painted-1697338840 for all colors requires. This is different from most Pride flags currently in use
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
ChalicePress collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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