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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2015, 08:58:24 PM »
Your artwork is fantastic for that price, but I don't see any examples of typography, which I consider nearly as important as the cover image. Do you have examples of that or do you only provide the artwork?

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #26 on: January 12, 2015, 09:08:14 PM »
Your artwork is fantastic for that price, but I don't see any examples of typography, which I consider nearly as important as the cover image. Do you have examples of that or do you only provide the artwork?

Good point, Jake. I find incredible artists at DeviantArt, but most have never done a book cover. Not typography, createspace templates, or spines... If the art is really good, it still may be worth buying, as there are other designers who can finish the cover, but of course that costs more money.   ::)

So what say you, Jeff? Got any finished book covers in your portfolio, or are you offering only the artwork?


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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #27 on: January 13, 2015, 06:25:35 AM »
Thank you! I appreciate it! I usually read some excerpts of the scene that i'm going to be painting, and the description the author wants. I don't have enough time to read them all though, I truly wish I did! I've got a long to-read list now :)

Fair price, top-tier quality. Took your contact info down :)

EDIT: Oh and quick question: Do you typically read the author's work before making a piece, or do you go with descriptions / requirements given by the author?

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« Reply #28 on: January 13, 2015, 06:29:53 AM »
Whoa -- that is some stunning work! I especially like the first one, but they're all amazing.
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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #29 on: January 13, 2015, 06:30:18 AM »
I haven't specifically done book cover typography but I've worked for years as a graphic designer as well. I would do that for an extra $250. Usually my clients have got it done somewhere else and just ask me to leave a space for it but I would be happy to do it for you! Thank you for asking!

I have some graphic design work here to give you an idea:
http://jeffbrown.artworkfolio.com/gallery/461939#3

Your artwork is fantastic for that price, but I don't see any examples of typography, which I consider nearly as important as the cover image. Do you have examples of that or do you only provide the artwork?

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #30 on: January 13, 2015, 06:31:45 AM »
Thanks for asking! I just replied to Jake 1 post above!

Good point, Jake. I find incredible artists at DeviantArt, but most have never done a book cover. Not typography, createspace templates, or spines... If the art is really good, it still may be worth buying, as there are other designers who can finish the cover, but of course that costs more money.   ::)

So what say you, Jeff? Got any finished book covers in your portfolio, or are you offering only the artwork?

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #31 on: January 13, 2015, 06:32:46 AM »
Amazing!!

Just for the sake of curiosity, do you do black and white artwork for a single page that would slip nicely into a paperback book? If so, what sort of price would that be and what's the turn-around on that?

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #32 on: January 13, 2015, 07:23:42 AM »
Love your work!  Sent you an email.

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #33 on: January 13, 2015, 07:52:16 AM »
OMG simply amazing! Bookmarking and putting some money aside for my Epic Fantasy series!

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« Reply #34 on: January 13, 2015, 08:26:30 AM »
Email sent, Jeff. :)

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« Reply #35 on: January 13, 2015, 08:59:24 AM »
These are fabulous!


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« Reply #36 on: January 13, 2015, 10:06:41 AM »
This is great. Definitely adding you to my list of cover artists to consider the next time I need an illustrated cover.

Thanks! I appreciate it!

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #37 on: January 13, 2015, 10:29:52 AM »
Nice images.

$450 seems a very reasonable price  - I paid $400 for my RIGA,AI cover below which included the untexted. texted and printed book artwork.

I would be interested if your work stretches to space pictures, planets, ships, etc., as I want to recover the Pattern Ship and POD into a series of 3 covers to include the final book in the Spring. Let me know by message if you are interested in this type of work.

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« Reply #38 on: January 13, 2015, 10:59:27 AM »
WOW!!!

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #40 on: January 13, 2015, 11:35:10 AM »
If I had all the money in the world to throw at publishing, I'd get you to do a series of art based on the five major fantasy cities in my books.

*Dreams*

Maybe one day I will ;) Superb work.

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #41 on: January 13, 2015, 01:29:14 PM »
Sounds like an awful lot of fun, I would like to do that.

If I had all the money in the world to throw at publishing, I'd get you to do a series of art based on the five major fantasy cities in my books.

*Dreams*

Maybe one day I will ;) Superb work.

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« Reply #42 on: January 13, 2015, 02:15:47 PM »
I agree, really beautiful. I'm bookmarking for future reference!

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Re: $450 Professional Cover Artwork for Fantasy and Sci-Fi by Jeff Brown
« Reply #43 on: January 14, 2015, 05:51:23 AM »
I agree, really beautiful. I'm bookmarking for future reference!

Thanks! I appreciate it

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Updated my images!

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Updated my images!

Cool, I can hardly wait to see my sketches. ;)

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Cool, I can hardly wait to see my sketches. ;)

Working on them right now!

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Absolutely gorgeous, I will bookmark for future projects!!

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Absolutely gorgeous, I will bookmark for future projects!!

Thanks!

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