Tips for good Ebook covers: drawings

Tips for good Ebook covers: drawings

About drawings, it’s valid what we have said in this post about getting together images. Try to not make them by yourself. It’s a general rule for everything. It’s good you can create your own cover, but use good quality images, always, as the ones...
Tips for good ebook covers: composite pictures

Tips for good ebook covers: composite pictures

Let’s suppose you have found some images which fit perfectly to your cover. The first impulse will be of putting them together, in some way. Well, it’s better not to do it. In first instance you can do it just if you are a Photoshop or a Gimp magician....
Book Covers Clichés: topics

Book Covers Clichés: topics

As we saw in a previous post, you have to be careful about clichés when designing your cover. We’ll see here other examples. About Africa there were especially landscape clichés, but they’re not the only kind. There are others more symbolic that maybe we...
Tips for good ebook covers: looking for photos

Tips for good ebook covers: looking for photos

Photos and images are everywhere on the Internet. Of course you are tempted to pick up any of the thousands of Google or Flickr images. But are you sure all these ones are for free? We could say that 99% they are not. In fact, if you don’t have explicit...
Tips for good Ebook covers: photos

Tips for good Ebook covers: photos

Background photos are extremely important when you’re making your cover. Although a cover conveys a mixed message of images, texts and colours, the first impact one reader has is on the photo. So, how to choose a good one? There is a very important rule to follow: be...
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