Archive of Cover

8 Pounds Cover

on August 14th, 2013 in Portfolio by | No Comments

There are very few images of severed heads on stock photography sites. However, there are countless smiling pretty people. So I found one that would work and chopped his head off. I particularly like the graphical way I represented the neck-wound. One of my more successful book covers on a…

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Depraved

on August 14th, 2013 in Portfolio by | No Comments

So, yeah. Horror covers. A few years ago, I created a bunch of ebook covers for Bryan Smith. His books tend to be outrageous, blood-soaked nightmares in the vein – no pun intended – of Richard Laymon. I think, if you’re not going to have custom art for a horror…

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Terminal Damage Cover

on August 14th, 2013 in Portfolio by | No Comments

Where fantasy, sf, and horror novel covers often need specialized custom art, crime novels are perfect for the stock photography treatment. And stock photography services have tons of applicable imagery for almost any crime related book. Terminal Damage is no different.

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More Sinned Against Cover

on August 14th, 2013 in Portfolio by | No Comments

The key to designing effective ebook covers is using eye-popping, fairly simple images with inherent design qualities and then making the text large enough to be readable at thumbnail size, because that’s how the potential buyer will first encounter the book. I thought this book was a particularly good example…

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The Shibboleth Cover Reveal

on August 7th, 2013 in Blog Post by | No Comments

The Shibboleth is the second book in my young adult trilogy.  ”Edgy young adult” trilogy, really; one that recognizes the fact that young people curse and think bad thoughts and have bad things happen to them. One of those. Here’s the cover. I love the colors and the design fits nicely…

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Needle – Fall Cover ’11

on September 30th, 2011 in Blog Post by | No Comments

Yes, I’m late. Looks like we’ll have to do a winter issue to make up for my tardiness. I know. But here’s the new cover, hope you like it. Nipples.

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