natashabajema got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Epic fantasy illustrated book cover
Check out natashabajema's Book cover contest…
Aetherian Prophecy: Chronicles of Asterwelt
Natasha Bajema and Darren Cogan (do not need to include "and")
We're open to experimenting with our initials and names to reduce the amount of text: N. Bajema and D. Cogan. Also, you don't need to include "and" if you list one on top of the other
This is an epic fantasy novel written for young adults inspired by works from JRR Tolkien, JK Rowling, CS Lewis, George RR Martin and more.
Target readership - Young adult and upward. This will be written to appeal to all age groups who enjoy epic fantasy, but target young adult.
Book cover type
Don’t know yet
We're looking for an original illustration for a book cover that fits with the genre of epic fantasy and appeals to young adults. The illustration can extend across front and back covers. We like the cover styles of books by Brandon Sanderson, Patrick Rothfuss, and the Witcher Saga. The image must feature the following elements: 1. Two characters: Talia is female, around 16/17. She's druid and exhibits an unusual beauty. She is dressed like a peasant girl. She has ivory skin, sparkling green eyes, flushed cheeks, a few freckles, long, black hair (with a single silver streak). Kassim is male, around 40 and is Talia's mentor. He's a Druid and also a monk. He has mahogany skin, piercing blue eyes and very short white hair. He wears a black monk's robe with a hood. He has special wristbands/bracelets (that he wields as weapons). 2. Scene - Dawn or dusk (dimmer light) - two moons getting very close to each other, one is smaller than the other (closer one); the scene takes place on the day day before they are perfectly aligned. 3. Castle of Tarvos - is located on a long narrow, flat cliff overlooking the sea below and facing west toward the rising moons. To the north of the cliff is crater lake (formed by a massive meteor that fell hundreds of years ago). To the south of the castle is the bay, seashore, foothills of Tarvos.
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at £239.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
natashabajema collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Marion was absolutely wonderful to work with. It was obvious from the start that she read the design brief and began developing a concept that would match it. Her illustration took my breath away, and I can't wait to see it on the cover of my book.
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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