How to Design a Book Cover
Now this is really cool! It even include a time-lapse video (2 minutes). I had to watch the video screen by screen so I didn’t miss anything. I flies by so fast and is packed with info that I missed that the images came from a variety of sources ranging from “free” (possibly under copyright) Google image searches, to permission to use the image of the person (supermodel’s permission), and various photo stock places which are mostly paid resources (e.g. istockphoto.com, shutterstock.com, photostockplus.com, Dreamstime.com, and GettyImages.com)
How to design a book cover
The creative director of Orbit Books, Lauren Panepinto, has invited all to see her process for designing the cover of Blameless by Gail Carriger. This time-lapse video (1:55) takes us through intense Photoshop compositing and retouching, type tweaking in Illustrator, keyword image research, double-checking the cover brief form in Microsoft Word, and the painstaking revisions process….
design : related, Mar. 8
(Source: ALA email list 3/10/10)