* Items are a must
Others items are optional
Artwork must be a photograph (or composite) of an image(s) you have taken.
You will design a cover (front, back & spine) in Adobe Illustrator
Standard paperback book sizes: 5" x 8", 5.5" x 8.5", 6" x 9"
Spine is dependent on thickness of book
Set up Illustrator Document with a .25" bleed
Sketch out your idea, think of text placement in your final design
Consider what will go on the rear cover... continuation of the photo? A different photo? A photo 'texture'?
Use the techniques in the presentation below to create a well designed photo