Category Archives: Book Covers

Cover Art: Dragon Bone

I’m a bit behind on my posts lately, so it’s time to catch up! Recently I was challenged to create a cover for a truly wonderful fantasy/sci-fi book…along the lines of the Lord of The Rings, Dragon Bone. It’s the … Continue reading

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Stunning new cover art

So happy that this author was pleased with the end product! I really enjoyed working on this cover; there is nothing more affirming to a graphic artist than to know that what we have done has truly pleased the author! … Continue reading

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Cover Art: Staring into the Blizzard

Staring into the Blizzard, what a challenge this one was for me! As often is the case, I had the opportunity to read this story before the final edit was complete to get a feel for what I may need … Continue reading

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Covert Art: Gabriel’s Wing

Gabriel’s Wing is another example of when I had to step away from a cover, give myself a break and let inspiration marinate for a bit. Having read the story, as I typically do, I had formed a concept I … Continue reading

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What to do with bad reviews?

I woke this morning to the oh so cheery news that two of my covers had been fairly well trashed by a website (which shall remain nameless) and some of its participants. This website has to do with book cover art … Continue reading

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Cover Art: The Other Vietnam War

This was the first “memoir” cover I have done.  Unlike many of my other covers where I veered away from using photography (I generally will not use it due to copyright issues) I instantly knew, this cover required a personal … Continue reading

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Cover Art: The Rain Song

This cover belongs to the first book in a series written by Janice Grove, the second book in the series Going to California is a cover I also created…but I am addressing them a bit out of order. Due to having … Continue reading

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Cover Art: The Hedgerows of June

Wow, what to say about this cover?  Simply put, I was shooting for drama. This is another cover that just spoke to me when I read the book.  There was no guessing what I was going to do. Each component … Continue reading

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Cover Art: The Swamps of Jersey

This was a particularly fun cover to create.  I dug down and accessed the recesses of my dark and twisted mind for something sinister in feel (insert evil laugh and background music from the Sopranos.)  Ok, I confess…I really didn’t … Continue reading

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Cover Art: I Found My Heart in Prague

This is the first real romance cover I have done.  In some ways it was a refreshing change of pace in others…quite challenging. It was refreshing in the fact that I was allowed to access my romantic side but challenging … Continue reading

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