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Petra Rudolf (Rilyn)
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Don't tell personal things on the web. :)
Don't tell personal things on the web. :)

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How Book Covers Happen
Book covers get books sold. From indies as well as from publishers I got this feedback again and again, without even asking. Of course it's not the only relevant aspect, but the cover is the first glimpse of a reader on the book, and that first impression c...
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The Quest for good Fonts
Some time ago, I bought a license for a font to put on my own book covers. And I've been asked immediately: "Why don't you just use a free font?" There are gazillions out there. I even rummaged through hundreds of them, and ended up again with the one I lik...
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Even more shiny book covers: Elli
Elli saves the Magic Forest, a fantasy novel for children by Alexandra Bauer . Fun with cardboard! ... nah, with Photoshop, but fun anyways. :)
Even more shiny book covers: Elli
Even more shiny book covers: Elli
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Yet another shiny book cover: Nimmerherz 3
Today, Erik Kellen announced his 3rd novel in the Nimmerherz series, and I'm really happy to have worked with him and Stephanie Haase (Design and Layout) on its cover. :) Find a bigger version at deviantart and don't forget to check out the novel, if you re...
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Bücher, Bücher, Bücher und alles, was dazugehört, in Herrn Planas nicht ganz gewöhnlichem Antiquariat. :)
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Shiny, shiny book covers :)
The dracoliche's artist pet is drooling over this shot from Rebekka Mand , with the prints of her Viking saga books:
Shiny, shiny book covers :)
Shiny, shiny book covers :)
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Happy people
Job Duel time! Right now I'm painting book cover #25 in less than two years, among other things of course. And eventually I realized that I've always been passionate about every single book cover I did, no matter if it was supposed to be detailed or a "I ca...
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The best part? Huh. The whole thing. The consistency that drags into the reading experience. I don't doubt "only a book" would have me reading without a break too, but with the art and the way it is presented, it gets all the better. :)
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Conan the remade Barbarian
So, after some years, I finally gave in and watched the Conan movie from 2011. And now I have to realize how amazing concept art, CGI and matte painting can help in killing a great story. I don't see the fault with the art at all. It has simply been used as...
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