nick.stockland got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Book Cover Design for a Children's book: SuperMcSplodoBomTasticMgee: A 4th of July Story
Check out nick.stockland's Book cover contest…
SuperMcSplodoBombtasticMgee: A Fourth of July Story
Texas Tech graduate currently living in Austin Texas. I write children's stories for the age ranges of 5-9. I like book covers and illustrations that are animated and kid-friendly.
Independence Day is just around the corner. For one eight-year-old boy, his own set of fireworks is all he wants to make this 4th of July the absolute best. Denied by his father, but determined as ever, he embarks on his own epic quest to acquire the most spectacular firework rocket in town: the SuperMcSplodobombtasticMgee.
Children age ranges 5-9, or parents reading to their children.
Book cover type
The overall look should be animated and kid-friendly. I would like bright and loud colors that can stand out and grab a child's attention. I would like the animation style to be the same/similar to the provided illustrations. Feel free to use any of the characters or illustrations on the cover, although you are not bound to these. You are free to use your own stock images, as long as they are similar enough in art style to the example illustrations.
What to avoid
Avoid dull/neutral colors (colors that a child might find boring).
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.
nick.stockland collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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