Recently, I’ve had a couple of commissions to do ebook covers. Which is great, because I really am a starving artist (unemployed and all), so commissions help me survive. But that’s only part of why we’re here, the other side of it (and the point of this article) is designing for ebook covers.
Now, at the end of the day, the design really isn’t radically different. You still have margins, it still has to be proportionate, and so on. But there are some things to keep in mind with the ebook cover design that are very important, both with the artwork and with the design of the cover.… Read the rest
I’ll be attending the World Horror Convention in Austin, Texas this week, and I’m hoping to meet a lot of people there. I have a number of friends that will be there, along with quite a few I talk with online who will be nice to meet in person.
If you decide that you’d like to see what a poor, unemployed, REAL starving artist looks like, here are a few places you might just find me. First, the “official” list:
- Artists Are People Too! panel
4:00 PM Friday, April 29 – Phoenix Central
Scott Edelman, Russell Dickerson (M), Vincent Chong, Steve Niles, GAK
Thanks to the Internet, a right-click of the mouse lets anyone copy an artist’s work right off the Web.
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