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Color Theory, Part 4

Color Theory, Part 4

Color Theory, Part 4 If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand color theory. What does it mean when you add blue to your cover? The basics Color theory is the associations and impressions we get…

Color Theory, Part 3

Color Theory, Part 3

Color Theory, Part 3 If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand color theory. What happens when you select a cover color predominantly from the family of yellows? The basics of color theory, part 3 Color…

Color Theory, Part 2

Color Theory, Part 2

Color Theory, Part 2 If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand color theory. The basics of color theory, part 2 Color theory is the associations and impressions we get when confronted with a certain color…

Color Theory

Color Theory

Color Theory If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand something about color theory. The basics Color theory is the associations and impressions we get when confronted with a certain color or set of colors. Color…

Creative commons

Creative commons

Creative commons and whether images can be used What is Creative Commons? Their story is best told by them: Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. But this is not copyright! Instead, it is designed to work with copyright,in order to help…

Working with covers

Working with covers

Working with covers Covers! Let’s say you aren’t working with a cover artist. Or maybe you are, and you have purchased the work and been given full rights to it, to do with it as you please. Or maybe your work is not selling, and you are looking to make your own cover or covers…

Working with a cover artist, Part 2

Working with a cover artist, Part 2

Working with a cover artist, Part 2 There is more to the engaging of a cover artist part of working as an independent writer than just selecting an image or giving them an idea of what you want. Contracts A lot of us get nervous talking about contracts and copyright and that is completely understandable….

Working with a cover artist, Part 1

Working with a cover artist, Part 1

Working with a cover artist, Part 1 Have you ever worked with a cover artist? It is like any business relationship, or it should be. Respect your cover artist, and they will help you. Don’t, and beware! Get an idea of what you want before you start The last thing a cover artist wants to…

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