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Woop! Just got an early sketch from Jeff for a WIP of mine. Have a look?


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Looks good. Will look awesome as a wrap-around. I just love the sense of scale in these. Those teeny-tiny people!

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Looks good. Will look awesome as a wrap-around. I just love the sense of scale in these. Those teeny-tiny people!

Yeah, the very first sketch worried me because the book is about people not mechs, but I do want mechs supporting my soldiers. This is my second sketch, and the details like the little people are appearing now. I'm very impressed with Jeff's speed and professionalism. He answers emails very quickly, and doesn't leave me with questions hanging.

I think this is going to look great on the paperbacks.

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That looks amazing, Mark.  Your final book cover is going to look fantastic!
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That looks amazing, Mark.  You're final book cover is going to look fantastic!

I've asked for a set of 4 haha. I like to be ahead of things with covers etc. I want some on hand ready to go.

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Fabulous, Mark!  :)


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That's awesome. I will definitely be in contact with Jeff when I get my fantasy series going.
 

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That's awesome. I will definitely be in contact with Jeff when I get my fantasy series going.

Sounds great! Thanks!

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Woop! I've just had my first art delivered today by Jeff. On to number 2 in the series.

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Fabulous work!

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Love the work. It's a shame I write mystery. ;D

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Your art is so beautiful. I adore the sense of vastness. They're all so eerie.

I'll be hitting you up shortly. :)

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Your art is so beautiful. I adore the sense of vastness. They're all so eerie.

I'll be hitting you up shortly. :)

Great! Thank you!

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Bump! I am taking on new work starting in february/march!

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WOW!!!

I have a fantasy book coming up... I would a dragon scene for it... wow.

I may be in touch. Need to decide if the book is worth the cost of your awesome art. I WANT it though...
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Woop! I've just had my first art delivered today by Jeff

Uh, hello, WTF, cover reveal??? Your first post was an "early sketch". Love to see the final product.  ;D

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Uh, hello, WTF, cover reveal??? Your first post was an "early sketch". Love to see the final product.  ;D

Sorry, no reveals of finals. The book might not be out for a year or more. I wouldn't want the cover revealed this early.

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Taking on work starting in March

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Taking on work starting in March

bump!

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Oh, WOW! That's amazing artwork. Bookmarking this for when I can afford it. :)
 
 
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Oh, WOW! That's amazing artwork. Bookmarking this for when I can afford it. :)

Thanks! I appreciate it!
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Wow, these are insane gorgeous! :o

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I think you just got yourself another customer here. A couple of your samples were very close to what I'm looking for on my own covers.

1. What are you using to paint your work? Are you doing it digitally (Painter, Gimp, Photoshop, etc.)?
2. I assume the final image is high enough DPI for print on a 9x6 dust jacket?
3. Looking at Mark's comments above, it looks like your turnaround time is pretty quick. What would you say is your average turnaround for custom work?
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I think you just got yourself another customer here. A couple of your samples were very close to what I'm looking for on my own covers.

1. What are you using to paint your work? Are you doing it digitally (Painter, Gimp, Photoshop, etc.)?
2. I assume the final image is high enough DPI for print on a 9x6 dust jacket?
3. Looking at Mark's comments above, it looks like your turnaround time is pretty quick. What would you say is your average turnaround for custom work?

Thanks! I look forward to working with you!

1. I paint in Photoshop CC with a Wacom intuos tablet.
2. I usually paint around 3x the resolution of a 9x6 jacket for print, it is enough for huge prints too if you have any desire to do that after.
3. My schedule is fairly full but I could start in about a month. I do each image in 2 weeks. I work very fast the only thing that slows it down is the amout of clients I have right now.

I hope this helps! If you are interested, please send me an email at jeffbrown67@gmail.com

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For those who want to see what Jeff's final artwork looks like I just posted my cover reveal yesterday.  He did the dragon and background.  I had a separate photo shoot done to get the model shot (we had her pose so it looked like she faced the dragon) and a different designer added her there in as well as handled the typography.  Love how it turned out!


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