Book Cover Design (Front and Spine)

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $60
  • Entries Received: 57
  • Winner: redAphrodisiac

Contest Brief

My book is a Christian theological book about female toplessness. However, my readers are prudish; so, do not use anything offensive on the cover (such as topless women).

For the cover: my preference, if achievable, is that the cover looks scholarly, precise, or knowledgeable (etc). I'm not very creative, but roughly: books, eye glasses, writing instruments, chess, and so on. Or, a clean design whose font family and shapes represent this.

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Do not use stolen content (font, images); make sure what you use is legal!

Use a font that is free for use, OR that is included with photoshop.

Maybe my book cover would look best with just text and simple effects that you can create in photoshop. To give you a basic idea of what I mean: [login to view URL]

Build the cover per the dimensions listed at this link: [login to view URL]

The dimensions are:
9.25" height.
6.19" wide (front and back; each)
.45" wide (spine)


Except: the spine will be only .450” wide. So, the cover width should be only 12.926”.
The title says to design the front and spine; that is all I need. You can leave the rear of the book just solid white, transparent, whatever.

Maintain layers, so that I can edit later.
Use .psd or .xcf.
Use at least 600 ppi.
Use RGB, not CMYK.

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Cover Text:

Taboo: A Christian Treatise on Toplessness
Jerrad Johnson

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  • redAphrodisiac
    redAphrodisiac
    • 1 month ago

    #61 ! Thanks

    • 1 month ago
  • surangaanu
    surangaanu
    • 1 month ago

    Please check #57 and #58 also

    • 1 month ago
  • Cordaseth
    Cordaseth
    • 1 month ago

    hello, please kindly check my entries #50 #51 #52 thank you.

    • 1 month ago
  • pendekarimran
    pendekarimran
    • 1 month ago

    Please check on mine #48

    • 1 month ago
  • surangaanu
    surangaanu
    • 1 month ago

    Please check #43 and #44

    • 1 month ago
  • atiwaralopon
    atiwaralopon
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, honorable. Please check my entry.# 42

    • 1 month ago
  • ruramliton
    ruramliton
    • 1 month ago

    hello honorable, please check my entry. if you think need to change anything here, let me know, please. # 41

    • 1 month ago
  • ruramliton
    ruramliton
    • 1 month ago

    Hello Honorable, Please Check my update entry. if you think need to change anything, let me know, please. #40

    • 1 month ago
  • jhess31
    jhess31
    • 1 month ago

    Stockphotos? but you will be the one to purchase..

    • 1 month ago
  • BMRahathossain
    BMRahathossain
    • 1 month ago

    Please check #39

    • 1 month ago
  • BMRahathossain
    BMRahathossain
    • 1 month ago

    Please check#38, #37 , #36

    • 1 month ago
  • ruramliton
    ruramliton
    • 1 month ago

    Hello Honorable, Please Check my update entry. if you think need to change anything here, let me know please. #35

    • 1 month ago
  • atiwaralopon
    atiwaralopon
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, Please check my entry. #22

    • 1 month ago
  • ruramliton
    ruramliton
    • 1 month ago

    Hello honorable, Please check my entry. If you think need to change anything here, let me know, please. # 21

    • 1 month ago
  • pendekarimran
    pendekarimran
    • 1 month ago

    kindly review my Entry #19 #20 thank you

    • 1 month ago
  • icor1031
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    My preference, if achievable, is that the cover looks scholarly, precise, or knowledgeable (etc). I'm not very creative, but roughly: books, eye glasses, writing instruments, chess, and so on. Or, a clean design whose font family and shapes represent this.

    • 1 month ago
  • pendekarimran
    pendekarimran
    • 1 month ago

    kindly review my Entry #13

    • 1 month ago
  • icor1031
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    I'd love to see entries that do *not* use the example pictures I gave. I included those only because I thought you may not be able to offer something better. So, I'm really hoping you have a better idea! Again, typography and basic graphic-based entries may be quite nice.

    But anyway, thanks to everyone who has made entries already!

    • 1 month ago

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