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$500 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
« on: April 30, 2017, 07:19:16 am »
Hello everyone!

My name is Alberto and I'm a freelance cover artist.

My working experience is rich in various kinds of collaborations: going from comics and concept art to the illustrations for board games and video games.
In this last two year, I had the opportunity to work as a book cover artist with different authors as Samuel E. Green, Daniel Polansky, Andrea Atzori, T.A. Miles, Dominika Lein, Rick Scott, Joseph Stovall, etc...  and publishing houses like Acheron Books, Raventide books, Alladin Publishing, etc etc.
(Enough! the list of names would be too long... sorry! :D eheh)

What I'm constantly looking for, when working with my clients, is to create genuine and totally original covers.
What I can promise you is quality, with a mutual respect for your work and your deadlines.

To get started, sent me a proposal by email! Feel free to ask any questions you might have. I always try to reply quickly.

Email: [email protected]
Website: (for now, it is not online. itll be as soon as possible)

Anyway, you can check my online portfolio, here: https://www.artstation.com/artist/albertobesi

My rates are $500 for a front cover.
$150 extra for typography / graphic design
$200 extra for wraparound cover

(This is just a prediction. The price may be higher or lower according to your needs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   









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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #1 on: April 30, 2017, 07:25:39 am »
    Some nice looking stuff, Alberto.  Bookmarking this.

    ps: Welcome!


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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #2 on: April 30, 2017, 10:16:55 am »
    Some nice looking stuff, Alberto.  Bookmarking this.

    ps: Welcome!


    Thanks, Rick!  :)

    p.s. Nice to meet you.
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #3 on: April 30, 2017, 01:26:43 pm »
    That's great work. I think I saw some Rome in there, too.

    Good luck with your site. I bookmarked the thread.



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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #4 on: April 30, 2017, 05:53:52 pm »
    Great work. I'm seeing most of your current portfolio is in fantasy. Do you do other genres as well (specifically sci-fi, with spaceships etc.)?

    Nick

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #5 on: May 01, 2017, 01:38:51 am »
    That's great work. I think I saw some Rome in there, too.

    Good luck with your site. I bookmarked the thread.




    Thank you! I wish to finish it for June.

    Great work. I'm seeing most of your current portfolio is in fantasy. Do you do other genres as well (specifically sci-fi, with spaceships etc.)?

    Nick

    Thanks, Nick!   Indeed, I'm working on on two scifi illustration. (one of them, with spaceships). :)
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #6 on: May 01, 2017, 04:43:19 pm »
    I added an illustration I made for a board game, as a sci-fi reference. :)
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #7 on: May 26, 2017, 02:16:14 am »
    Added a new sci-fi illustration. ;)
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #8 on: May 26, 2017, 02:59:13 am »
    I like it! Finally someone who can do a little MG illustration.  :D

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #9 on: May 26, 2017, 03:16:26 am »
    I like it! Finally someone who can do a little MG illustration.  :D

    Thank you! :)
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #10 on: May 26, 2017, 03:26:53 am »
    Very nice!

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #11 on: May 26, 2017, 03:39:11 am »
    Alberto Besi - Freelance Artist
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #12 on: May 26, 2017, 06:43:50 am »
    Great portfolio will keep you in mind for future projects.

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #13 on: May 26, 2017, 07:17:14 am »
    Really good stuff! Keep it up!

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #14 on: May 26, 2017, 10:02:26 am »
    Might be very interested, very soon. Nice work!

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #15 on: May 26, 2017, 10:49:15 am »
    Impressive artwork! Best of luck with your business.

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #16 on: May 26, 2017, 11:54:48 am »
    Wonderful artwork.


    Question: Do you ever subcontract out your illustrations? I'm a designer and sometimes I'm in need of a specific illustration - always on the lookout for fresh talent.


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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #17 on: May 26, 2017, 12:55:49 pm »
    Great work!

    Bookmarked.


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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #18 on: May 26, 2017, 01:06:30 pm »
    I love your work!! It's right up my alley of art style I would seek out. I don't have any book at the moment in need of a cover but will definitely bookmark this.

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #19 on: May 26, 2017, 08:08:48 pm »
    Wonderful artwork.


    Question: Do you ever subcontract out your illustrations? I'm a designer and sometimes I'm in need of a specific illustration - always on the lookout for fresh talent.


    Larry

    Normally not. But depends on what illustration you'll need. : )
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #20 on: May 26, 2017, 09:08:11 pm »
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #21 on: May 27, 2017, 02:07:18 am »
    Belated greetings, A.Besi! You're welcome to promote your business and website here in the Writers' Cafe!

    Now that you have an official thread, you'll want to add your listing to our Yellow Pages, found here: https://www.kboards.com/yp/. The listing is free to KB members and is completely self-service; you can add and edit your listing from the page. More information on our Yellow Pages listing can be found here.

    In your thread here, we ask that the same basic rules be followed as we have for authors in the Book Bazaar: you may have this one thread about your service and must post to it rather than start a new thread each time. New threads about the service will be removed. Please bookmark this thread so that you can find it again when you want to post. You may not make back-to-back posts to the thread within seven days. If someone responds (as I'm doing with this post), you may reply to them, but otherwise you must wait seven days. Please note that very short or (one- or two-word) posts with no meaningful information are discouraged and may be deleted at the moderators' discretion. Lastly, your posts and images will need to meet our "forum decorum" guidelines, which is the case for every member.

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    Hi Becca!

    Thank you very much for the informations you gave me. I'll take care of using your tips in the best way and be respectful of the KBoards regulation, of course.
    (as soon as possible, I'll configure the Yellow Page)

    Thanks again,

    Alberto
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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #22 on: May 27, 2017, 05:21:47 am »
    Excellent work, Besi. I love SFF and currently writing Science Fiction, your Sci-Fi work is compelling. I'll bookmark for my next series (LitRPG). Thanks for sharing!

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #23 on: May 27, 2017, 07:01:44 pm »
    How far in advance are you booked and what is your turnaround time?

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    Re: $350 Cover Book Illustration by Alberto Besi
    « Reply #24 on: May 27, 2017, 07:40:09 pm »
    Excellent work! I am also very glad you listed pricing. A lot of artists will visit and are reluctant to state even a base price (some say they think it is a bit gauche). Yet I know authors will often over estimate the base price based on quality (ETA and thus never inquire because they think they cannot afford the artist). Those are excellent starting prices and it is great that you also offer the typography services.
    « Last Edit: May 27, 2017, 07:43:01 pm by DanaFraser »

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