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Re: Cover critics
« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2017, 03:33:20 PM »
What software are you using on this?

leveling the horizon, as mentioned, would be a good start.
change that color gradient to a color overlay instead of a normal mode layer
are the pictures of the models blown up a lot? they look grainy but it's hard to tell because they're so transparent
get rid of the boat on the left edge of the water
center "unforgivable" and realign "sin" to match how you have it
use bigger fonts for your name and 'the sin series', bring them in a bit from the edge of the page
use a 'rule-of-thirds' overlay to align your horizon at 2/3 up the page
the white text works against that color gradient, but it's going to be hard to read if you change it - you can add a drop shadow or border/outline.

not trying to be mean here, but it could use some work - do you have rights on the source images? pm me and maybe i could take a shot at helping you with it - i use photoshop

regards,

Jeff

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Re: Cover critics
« Reply #26 on: October 12, 2017, 03:54:40 PM »
What software are you using on this?

leveling the horizon, as mentioned, would be a good start.
change that color gradient to a color overlay instead of a normal mode layer
are the pictures of the models blown up a lot? they look grainy but it's hard to tell because they're so transparent
get rid of the boat on the left edge of the water
center "unforgivable" and realign "sin" to match how you have it
use bigger fonts for your name and 'the sin series', bring them in a bit from the edge of the page
use a 'rule-of-thirds' overlay to align your horizon at 2/3 up the page
the white text works against that color gradient, but it's going to be hard to read if you change it - you can add a drop shadow or border/outline.

not trying to be mean here, but it could use some work - do you have rights on the source images? pm me and maybe i could take a shot at helping you with it - i use photoshop

regards,

Jeff

Some good advice here.  And Jeff, that's generous of you to offer to help Scholarwrites like that.  Cheers, man.   :)
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Re: Cover critics
« Reply #27 on: October 12, 2017, 09:21:57 PM »
What software are you using on this?

leveling the horizon, as mentioned, would be a good start.
change that color gradient to a color overlay instead of a normal mode layer
are the pictures of the models blown up a lot? they look grainy but it's hard to tell because they're so transparent
get rid of the boat on the left edge of the water
center "unforgivable" and realign "sin" to match how you have it
use bigger fonts for your name and 'the sin series', bring them in a bit from the edge of the page
use a 'rule-of-thirds' overlay to align your horizon at 2/3 up the page
the white text works against that color gradient, but it's going to be hard to read if you change it - you can add a drop shadow or border/outline.

not trying to be mean here, but it could use some work - do you have rights on the source images? pm me and maybe i could take a shot at helping you with it - i use photoshop

regards,

Jeff
Thanks Jeff

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Re: Cover critics
« Reply #28 on: October 15, 2017, 12:15:50 PM »
This is what we finally came up with

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