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What Graphic Designers Do? Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, and reports.
The main difference between a graphic designer or graphic artist is the importance of the imagery within the work. A graphic designer’s main intention is to facilitate content, and a graphic artist’s main intention is to facilitate an idea or story.
I don’t know about this texture. It looks a little too much. But I don’t like a solid color background either.
Book covers convey a wealth of information to your prospective readers. Your covers are your elevator pitch to your potential readers and can entice a new reader to pick up your book. It conveys your brand, draws in potential readers, is a vehicle for marketing material, and so much more. As an author, creating a successful cover that works for both your eBook and your paperback book can be a daunting task. This webinar was created to help you unravel the mystery of bleed, margins, spine text, and give you our top 10 covers best practices.
Use our free Cover Creator tool to design a cover for your eBook or paperback. The tool allows you to customize your cover with a variety of layouts and fonts. Cover Creator uses the book details you enter during title setup and adds your book’s ISBN to the barcode area of the back cover. Many Cover Creator templates allow you to choose an image from our image gallery or upload your own image. The tool accepts JPG, PNG and GIF files. → → → Cover Creator
How to make a full print book cover in Microsoft Word for Createspace, Lulu or Lightning Source
At the end of 2013, I put out a package of DIY book cover templates in Microsoft Word and revolutionized publishing with a how-to guide to designing amazing book covers in an easy to use program you’re already familiar with. But it took me a while longer to figure out how to customize your front cover into a full print cover for Createspace or other POD providers.
I shared a guide to doing just that on DIY Book Covers a couple of months ago but am now sharing it with you, for free, so that you can design your own full print covers in MS Word.