peter.knyte U got their new book cover by running a design contest:
1930s action adventure story book cover
Check out peter.knyte U's Book cover contest…
Entertainment & The Arts
Independent publishing house specialising in genre fiction and non-fiction.
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Trade paperback and ebook book cover - full colour, with both cover art and typesetting. Book title - The Flames of Time Author name - Peter Knyte Genre - Mystery/ Thriller Series - First book in a trilogy Story elements - Set in 1930s, archaeological sites, lost temples, ancient maps, scrolls, lapis lazuli stone tablets (paperback sized) locations - East Africa, Jerusalem, Athens, Corinth, mountains, dessert, African savannah. Protagonists - Group of multi-national western men, majority aged mid twenties and thirties, plus a couple more in mid fifties, initially hunting in Africa, but also generally travelling. Other characters - ancient maasai shaman, tall maasai guide, Antagonists - Group of three, mysterious young women (mid twenties, to early thirties), capable users of firearms, expensive clothes, confident and with military bearing, (blonde, red haired and black haired/ brunette - described as resembling a spring morning (blonde), an autumn afternoon red haired, and a winters night (brunette/dark haired). Scenes within the book - car and truck chase through African savannah at night resulting in car crash, shamanic ceremony around large fire beneath a rock face covered in aboriginal style cave paintings, excavation of ancient temple in Africa, shoot out with mounted bandits in dessert.
No specific design in mind, quite like the Indianna Jones or Doc Savage type pulp art, or art neuveau type artwork of Alfonse Muchabut but would also be happy with something completely different as well. Would like some element or styling that could be re-used on the other book covers in this series to make it clear they're all part of the same series.
GBP 189 Bronze package
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at $399.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
peter.knyte U collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
It's been a real pleasure to work with ex nilo. From initial concept, through the refinement and finishing touches the quality of insight and inspiration has been amazing, the attention to detail has been fantastic and the simple politeness and responsiveness have been everything I could have hoped for.
I will certainly be contacting ex nilo about doing more work for me in the future.
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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