The Story Behind How This Dreamy Magazine Cover Photo Was Shot

How to visualize an article called "Death, Redesigned"

Artwork by Amy Friend—Courtesy of The California Sunday Magazine

Our friends at American Photo got the backstory to this eye-catching cover image on the latest issue of The California Sunday Magazine, which launched last year. Canadian artist Amy Friend was commission for the story "Death, Redesigned," and came up with some very dreamy imagery which doesn't immediately reveal how it was made. Spoiler: it involved needlework.

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