Making Print Book Covers

Making a Print Book Cover is a little different than making an EBook Cover. With an EBook cover, all you have to worry about is getting the dimensions right for the platform that you are selling on. With a Print Book Cover you have to make sure that you have the following things:

  1. The Spine
  2. A back cover, complete with space for the author’s summary.
  3. Space for a barcode.
  4. Make sure that the pages are cropped right.

Mostly, I have been making EBook covers. But just recently, I designed my first cover for Print Books and I was actually pretty happy with how it came out.

I made a cover in the style of j.r. ward

I’ve used adobe photoshop since I was a teenager. I started making fanart for movies and television shows that I like. Now, as an adult, I’ve decided to use my skills to make book covers. I previously made one in the style of L.J. Shen’s book covers. Today, I am making one in the style of J.R. Ward.

J.R. Ward is a paranormal romance author. Her covers are steamy and eye-catching because of that. The main series she is known for is The Black Dagger Brotherhood and that’s the cover style I tried to make.

The first picture that you see here is the original cover.

The second one here is mine. I’m a little meh on the font but I didn’t want it to be an EXACT match so I tried making it a little different. If you would like to purchase the second cover, it is available in my etsy shop.