Things tagged cover design


  1. Taking a Leap

    October 20, 2017 6:16 pm Leave a Comment

    When I was a child I was extremely skinny—not much in the way of extra fat anywhere. It wasn’t something I noticed much about myself until I started going to swim class, and in the beginners’ lessons found that I really didn’t float easily like the teacher said I would…. Read more »

    Tags: cover design creativity painting

  2. John Herreid

    The Rolling Road to Sanity

    August 4, 2017 3:27 pm 1 Comment

    As part of the preparation for designing the book cover for a novel, I always read the manuscript first. An early pet peeve of mine when I was a child was getting a book out from the library based on an intriguing cover illustration and discovering that the content didn’t… Read more »

    Tags: cover design design process G.K. Chesterton illustration the flying inn

  3. John Herreid

    As a graphic designer, it’s all too tempting to simply rely solely on Photoshop and the digital effects that it can provide. The problem is: everything starts looking the same. Check out your local bookstore’s collection of recent novels, especially genre fiction, and you’ll see what seems like the same… Read more »

    Tags: book art cover design design