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Ebook cover

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    Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago

    I've been looking for someone to do an ebook cover for me. here's what i discovered.

    So far, I have not found one who can actually draw or paint. All they do is get photos for istockphotos.com (or some other stock photography shop) and then type the title and author on. Big deal. I can do that.  However, because my cover is not something that is generally photographed, it's not that easy.

    Anybody else have the same issue?

    1. earnestshub profile image86
      earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      We have had the same experience.

      My daughter eventually got original artwork made for her ebook, but it was expensive as I recall. smile I can inquire about it if you like.

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        Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks. That would be helpful. smile

        1. earnestshub profile image86
          earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I'll get back to you after she returns from taking the terrorists to school. smile

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            Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            thanks. Appreciated. smile

            1. earnestshub profile image86
              earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Sorry Sophia! Can't help.

              She had heaps of trouble with her cover and does not recommend the firm who did her artwork.

              I hope someone else can assist. smile

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                Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Okay, thanks. I'm probably just going to go for a plain cover if I cannot find someone to depict the actual story.

                Thanks for trying. smile

                1. IzzyM profile image86
                  IzzyMposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Trying to think of his name, but there is a hubber here on HP who teaches artwork, and is a brilliant drawer, and who is techy who might be able to help.

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                    Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Izzy, that sounds great!!! Stretch your memory cells!!!

                2. recommend1 profile image71
                  recommend1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Hi Sophia - I use Coreldraw to make all my own stuff from headers to ads etc.  Like all the programs it is really easy once you have spent a few weeks gettingthe hang of it smile  Another opton is to physically make it and then scan it.

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                    Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Thanks Recommend, but even though I used to use Illustrator and Photoshop a year ago, I was never able to use it freehand. smile

  2. travelespresso profile image86
    travelespressoposted 5 years ago

    Try this hubber http://hubpages.com/profile/BTL+Illustrations

    He left me some fanmail that said he did illustrations.  I have no other info though!

    Good luck.

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      Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks.

  3. livewithrichard profile image85
    livewithrichardposted 5 years ago

    Go to deviantart.com and find an artist that fits your taste and then contact them through their profile. There are tons of artists there willing and able and will illustrate for the credit.

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      Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Already tried this. It appears that all the art I liked was done in a 3D package and was not available in a jpeg format. In addition, it also appeared that none of them (so far) is able to draw freehand (they could only manipulate existing images), PLUS, not a single one was willing to work for credit...

  4. CMHypno profile image87
    CMHypnoposted 5 years ago

    Try contacting SandySpider http://hubpages.com/profile/Sandyspider

    She is a great hubber who is very into art and is also techie - I know that she formats ebooks, but is also into online art and graphics

 
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