Tag: cover art

Aug 08

Alternate Susan Box

Here are some pictures of the box I made to use for the cover of my latest novel, Alternate Susan. Typically, fantasy novels have professionally painted oil paintings, unless they’re YA, in which case they have close ups of the faces of gorgeous teen girls.  But, you don’t go to the shelves with the art …

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Apr 10

Proofing, Endless Proofing.

Here’s a picture of my first proof for Seeing Things. I guess I put a photo up here before. There’s something really exciting about holding a paper version of your book in your hand. It took a lot of frustration and exploration to get it to this point. I had been told I had to …

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Jun 18

Cover Final

So here’s the cover art I decided on for my novel, SEEING THINGS.  I had thought about using a teacup for a motif anyway, and the idea came to me that it would be cool if the title of the book were written in tea leaves. (A tea leaf reading impacts the plot of the …

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Jun 11

Cover Art Mockup 1

This is the first mockup for the cover of my novel, SEEING THINGS, which will be epublished later this summer.  To start with, I used the painted background which I made using acrylic, stamps, and layers of black gesso.  After photographing it, I scanned it and then played with the color to get a brighter …

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Jun 05

Collaged Backgrounds

These are three paintings/collages I did to use as the background images for my cover art. The red one will be for my first novel, SEEING THINGS, which will be out on Smashwords and Kindle by September 1st of this year.  The green will be its sequel, TREEMAKER and the blue will be for the …

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