jdmartinauthor got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Design book cover for "The War-Bringer" by an Indie Author .
Check out jdmartinauthor's Book cover contest…
Entertainment & The Arts
I'm an independent author looking for a design for a book cover.
What's your vision?
This is a New Adult novel and the cover will depict an archer with a bow partially drawn back. It should all be in black and white, and you should not be able to see the archer's face. If possible, I would like the lines to have a hint of Asian Calligraphy in that they aren't perfect. The only color on the page should be the arrow, which is made up of a blue and white flame. The archer must be male, and if you can see his head, he has to be bald, but you should not be able to see his face. I don't want anything in the background, it should solely be a picture of the archer with a bow partially drawn back. This book takes place in modern day, so the clothes are street clothes (jeans and a leather jacket. There should not be an arrow quiver as the bow creates the arrows composed of a blue flame. The entire arrow from knock to point will be comprised of this flame. You don't have to see the archer's entire body either. I would like to see some that are creative that focus more on the bow and arrow of blue flame. On the top of the page should be the title and on the bottom should be the author name that are listed below. Title: The War-Bringer Author: J.D. Martin Please feel free to be creative with the poses and your vision while also staying within the requirements listed above. There is an attachment for the style I'm going for, but the cover will be white while the character is drawn in black, but not solid black. The photo is only to illustrate the drawing style that looks unfinished. I can also provide a book exert on request that describes the character and bow and arrow.
Please ask me questions if you want to clarify anything or bounce ideas off of me before you move forward.
$499 Silver package
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at $299.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
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.
jdmartinauthor collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Mauro Jaurena was amazing to work with. From his multiple different design directions from the opening round, that led us to a direction we never would have come up with or imagined, clear through the final round where he was super responsive and extremely fast making any tweaks or changes we could think of to refine the idea. He gave extremely valuable feedback on the design perspective to what makes for a great logo and what to avoid. This was an amazing experience. We would definitely recommend him for anyone looking for a creative, responsive and friendly (not to mention extremely patient) designer. Five Stars!!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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