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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 14…

Okay, here is the newest mock-up. I darkened the flowers and made the patches on the princess’s uniform smaller, so there isn’t so much red. I also added a belt and a sheath for the spear blade. I added some … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 8…

#4 Okay, I do love the font… but I need to trim those bushes back. Gray sky would be better to show off the text. #4-A Same background, but I reversed it, left to right. Remember, the pointy rock will … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 7…

#1 Okay, I did some mock-ups of the first of the background photos I took, with our princess in front of them. The white line in the center of each version is to remind us that the cover will be … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 3…

Well, everybody liked different pictures of my daughter Mollie, my model for the new novel cover, for different reasons. So I asked her which one she liked best, and she picked this one. So… that is the one I am … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 5…

Well, this one has more princess, which I like. And I darkened up the foliage a little. Is that still too cluttered?

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 4…

Another quick layout idea for the cover art for the new book. This one has the princess… AKA my daughter, Mollie… I like the grey background better than the white, but I still think it needs some foliage. And yes, … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 3…

This is about as simple an idea for a book cover as you could possibly come up with. A plain, white background. I like the font. But I miss the princess. I want to come up with a way to … Continue reading

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