aratatyleG got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Need a aggressive cover for a dark fantasy novel.
Check out aratatyleG's Book cover contest…
Rise of Xana Trilogy Book I: Shattered Seal
T.J Arata & J.A Pleshe
Tyler Arata a young Veteran and Jared Pleshe a small town blue collar worker both have a passion for story making and the darker worlds of fantasy. Together they have created a dark world of corruption and intrigue.
Born into a world where war and corruption plagues most of the civilized world, a young Taseo and his team must journey to the dark lands of Delgorath to prevent a Dark heretic from reviving an ancient evil that had once wreaked havoc across the land. Will they be able to prevent this disaster or will the land be consumed by the Shadow of the Gigorath
D&D players, gamers, fantasy fans.
Book cover type
For the names of the Others I'm looking for a normal font and both names should be at the top of the page. the book will be 6" width and 9'' length. At the bottom of the Cover will be the title of the book. As for the image, directly under the Author names we need yellow eyes looking down on the four characters of the book. These eyes should be feminine as well as snake like. The four charcters are described as Follow: Taseo, (front position facing the reader) Tan skin(mixed) black colored hood over his head. Black leather armor. Golden eyes with a serious look on his face. He has both his hands resting on the pommel of a sword that is out in front of him. For him, we should be able to see his waist and up. Droxious(left facing character) Black leather armor with red cloak. Musketeer style hat(minus the feather) Holding a fencing sword in a fencing salute with his right hand while his left sand is down at his side covered in green and red flames (spell). Light skin(Caucasian) and light orange eyes with a grin on his face and short dark red hair that falls an inch under the bottom of the hat. Zazax, (right facing characters) Dark blue ornate face mask that covers his mouth and nose, a dark blue bent wizards hat glowing blue eyes and electricity circling his body. Both hands holding twin kukri also surround by electricity. light skinned(Caucasian)and black leather armor. Tyrule(character directly behind Taseo also facing the reader) Black Viking braided hair, black full goatee. Black duster with no shirt under it. giving a war cry as he swings his two handed sword overhead. tanned skin(mixed) All four characters are of elven blood. The back ground behind the characters is artist discretion. I have included concept art for armor and weapons.
What to avoid
no bright colors
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.
aratatyleG collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
It was a lot of fun working with didiwahyudi. He works very professionally and has fully met and even exceeded my expectations. You can see his years of experience. Although I had a lot of adjustments made, he always did everything without any complaints. I can highly recommend working with him.
Thank you very much didiwahyudi and best regards.
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