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Layout tips for Book Covers

Layout tips for Book Covers

Here are some tips when creating the cover art files for your book project.  Whether you are printing a hard cover book or soft cover book, you need to provide a printer with the correct dimensions and layout of the covers and interiors.

Creating your hard cover book, you will need the spine width, Continue reading

Cover Finishes

Cover Finishes

It’s the Preference of the Artist

When designing the cover for your book, the artist has many choices to grab the attention of the reader!

Do you want the cover to have a screaming title or have the main picture on the page pop from the rest of the print?  This special effect is called Spot varnish/overprint varnish used on a specific area which highlights the image on the page.  Continue reading