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09-03-2018, 01:58 AM
Update at post #7!

What do we think about these? Any feedback will be greatly appreciated.

#1 (https://www.olherron.com/fullscreen-page/comp-jllem2du/f6fc1604-6e0c-4b00-abcc-7ea2c23f4483/0/%3Fi%3D0%26p%3Dcwvn%26s%3Dstyle-jllem2gi)
#2 (https://www.olherron.com/fullscreen-page/comp-jllem2du/358c9c75-3634-470d-8355-2b367fd89746/1/%3Fi%3D1%26p%3Dcwvn%26s%3Dstyle-jllem2gi)
#3 (https://www.olherron.com/fullscreen-page/comp-jllem2du/8ff874da-b1f0-40f3-b188-f988601239de/2/%3Fi%3D2%26p%3Dcwvn%26s%3Dstyle-jllem2gi)

You can also use the little arrows to switch between them. I hope my website doesn't glitch!

09-03-2018, 02:54 AM
If you asking for which one I prefer, personally I'd go for #3. The tan color really makes it more eye-catching than just the b&w one (#1).

#2, with the color choice, doesn't make the girl stand out as much, but I still like this one as well.

(Not like I know anything about book covers or art.)

Lady Fox
09-03-2018, 02:58 AM
#3 for me also. Easier on the eye.

The Second Moon
09-03-2018, 02:59 AM
I like three, because it is more catchy.

09-03-2018, 02:13 PM
Thank you! I like number 3 as well. It came out a bit British retro, almost.

If there's anything off composition wise / wrong with the drawing / whether it's too glum for YA, I'd be happy to know too. I haven't fully made my mind up on this design.

Specifically, too girly?

09-04-2018, 02:26 AM
I don't think it's too glum or too girly. Especially not girly. I like it. I haven't read any steampunk in a long, long time, so I wouldn't know what other covers look like. To me though, this more reminds me of a YA horror novel. I think it plays nicely with the witch part.

09-07-2018, 12:49 PM
Here's my second version. Any thoughts?


09-07-2018, 04:09 PM
Oooooh yes I love that one! Sorry I'm a sucker for cool art. :) Quite striking

09-08-2018, 02:13 AM
It's definitely an intriguing cover, and the best among those you have proposed.

09-08-2018, 08:03 AM
I like that last one a lot.