Preparing Book Covers for Print

Are you about to take your first steps into creating and printing a book cover? Or perhaps you’ve already created covers for ebooks and want to transition to printed media? I’ve put together some practical advice to help you get the best results from your printed designs. This article assumes you are using Photoshop for your cover creation, but the basic concepts will hold true for whatever software you decide to use.

New Website Launch

I’ve spent some time over the last few months revamping my 3D Fantasy Art website. I made the switch from Dreamweaver to WordPress, and so far, I’m not regretting it! Here’s the new homepage:   The new site has 2 tutorial sections: A starter tutorials section, covering Carrara, Poser and Daz| Studio   And a list of…

New Book Cover: Girl in the Shadows

Second book cover in a trilogy for author Brent Nichols, made using Poser Pro 2014, Vue 10 Studio and Photoshop CS3. If you need a fantasy / horror book cover, you can contact me at seedydeedee[at]3dfantasyart.co.uk.

New Book Cover: Bone Magic

This is the first of a trilogy of book covers I’m doing for Brent Nichols, and I must say, I’m really enjoying them!  Brent is great to work with, as he has a good basic idea of what he wants, but is happy to leave the details to me, so I’m having tons of fun…

Joe Khur Book Cover and Trailer

I recently completed a book cover commission for author S Louis Leopold. You can see his book trailer for ‘Joe Khur’ below.

Custom Book Cover Design

Need a book cover for your latest horror, fantasy or dark gothic novel?  Whether you need an e-book cover, or a full print-ready cover wrap, look no further.  For further enquiries, email info@3dfantasyart.co.uk

Commissions Open!

I have 2 commission slots available, for 3D fantasy / gothic / horror artwork.  More details can be found on my deviantart page here.  Prices start at $15.  You can commission a wide variety of  different imagery:  Visualising characters e.g. Role Play character pictures, novel character portraits  character art for online games  Book covers for print and e-book covers…

50% Discount on all Book Covers!

To celebrate my store launch, I’m offering 50% off all pre-made book covers when you share them via Twitter or Facebook. When you click on the ‘Buy Now’ button in the 3D Fantasy Art store, you will be redirected to my Sellfy page, where you can purchase and download the item. If you share the…

Buy and Go Book Covers!

Just finished your novel?  Looking for a book cover?  I’ve just released a small selection of ‘buy & go’ book covers on my new Store page.  More products will be added in the coming weeks. Files are provided in Photoshop format (*.psd), and can be opened using either Photoshop or Gimp, which is a free image editing…