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Uncommon eBook Cover

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By Jim.boyd1
  • Last feedback - Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:21:13 +0000
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Design brief

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Description

I need cover art for an eBook. The book's title is "An Uncommon Vocabulary". It is an A to Z book of common words and phrases that are described in a manner better suited to them in the opinion of the author. In some respects, it is similar to the "Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce.
Some ideas for the cover include: A nexus of words and phrases, a professor (not a real person) character with a blackboard, a speaker (penguin) at a podium with a board behind him, an abstract character pondering with a thought cloud above his head, a howling small dog, a textured book background with simple lettering and a fancy border (dark green with gold lettering and border). Some links to stock photos are incuded below, but the design should not include stock pictures,

Further requirements

The design can be conservative or playful

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