We're hoping to find a book cover for our YA fantasy book. We have a
preference for digital illustration over photographs with text. Here
is an example of the type of tone and image that we like:
The target audience would be a post Harry Potter crowd - still
in books about magic, but a bit darker. It could possibly look like
the cover of a spell book or alchemical book.
***Attached are our current design, and two designs that we like from
The book takes place in the modern day, but history from the 17th
century is important. So this might be relevant when choosing a font.
Elements that we definitely want to include: a raven or a crow, and if
possible, an image or outline of a teenage boy and girl.
Other possible elements relevant to the story: an wrought-iron gate,
an elm tree (with or without a noose), a spell book, alchemy, a
And not to over-complicate things, but there is also humor and beauty
in the book - it's not all death-related!
We're looking for a version that includes the front cover, back cover,
Additionally, we'll be using the front cover for an ebook. The
recommended size for those are: 2820 pixels on the shortest side and
4500 pixels on the longest side.