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The Lion of Umuna
I have written a historical young adult fantasy story titled The Lion of Umuna.
The story is set in early twentieth century Africa and revolves around young Ariel, the 16 year-old son of the chief. The men of his family can call upon super strength and the ability to transform into giant lions or jaguars. This legacy is courtesy of the Hebrew nomads who came to their lands many generations ago.
Ariel does not yet know of his extraordinary capabilities but the time is drawing near when he will have to come of age and defend his father, his family and his village from the evil Marrok, chief of the neighbouring village who wants to take control of all the villages by killing Ariel's father.
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The novel is aimed at a core audience of young adults/older children and has a strong fantasy element. A secondary audience is the crossover adult market.
I am seeking a very strong graphic of the face of an angry, dark grey lion, and a separate image of an angry, grey jaguar. These images will be used side-by-side on the book cover and as a landing page welcome image to the Lion of Umuna website.
Please see the attached sample images for direction (the sample images do not convey rage but are striking in any case). The images have to convey rage by the expression.
The delivery products could be detailed vector graphics or amended photos of the required lion and jaguar.
Please keep the jaguar as close to the grey colour in the attached sample image (Eye_of_the_Tiger_by_LiquidxFaerie.jpg) and the lion a similr grey/charcoal colour.