August 13, 2018 - By Andrew Blackman
Original URL: https://design.tutsplus.com/articles/learn-how-to-design-a-book-cover-in-our-latest-course--cms-31642
Let's face it: readers do judge books by their covers. If you want your book to reach as many readers as possible, you'll need a professional-looking cover design. Learn how to achieve that in our short course, How to Design a Book Cover.
What You’ll Learn
In this short, 45-minute course, you'll learn how to create professional cover artwork for uploading to print-on-demand services like Amazon or CreateSpace.
Professional graphic designer Grace Fussell will show you an effective creative process for designing a book cover, including:
- refining genre-appropriate styles
- laying out front cover artwork in Adobe InDesign
- expanding your cover into a full wrap-around design
If you want to learn how to make a book cover that will capture a reader's imagination, this is the course for you!
Watch the Introduction
Take the Course
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Plus you now get unlimited downloads from the huge Envato Elements library of 650,000+ creative assets. Create with unique fonts, photos, graphics and templates, and deliver better projects faster.