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12-20-2004, 06:39 PM
What sort of cover art do you think is best for erotica. I am, told photos and poser sell well but personally I like traditional painted or drawn illustrations.

Kate St Amour
12-20-2004, 11:36 PM
I'm a traditional gal-- when it comes to cover art. I think that well done, traditional cover art has a far better chance of selling books than the raunchy (read: often cheesy) computer-made images.

12-21-2004, 12:01 AM
I love illustrations -- well done, erotic, sexy... I find good illustrations very arousing.

12-21-2004, 05:59 AM
Paintings, drawings, and sometimes, a photo. Poser imagery on the cover of any book, other than one on how to use the software, is so bad, that if I did pick up the book, I would return it to the shelf immediately.

12-22-2004, 04:11 AM
Do you think it is any different for e-books.

12-22-2004, 04:25 AM
Even for e-books... I generally dislike computer generated (especially if low quality/resolution) images. I'd prefer hand-drawn illustrations, or high-quality computer illustrations.