ldespain got their new book cover by running a design contest:
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Soul Surge: Discover Your Power, Change the World
Jasmine Judson is the owner of Afterglow Yoga and the founder of the ShaktiRize movement. She studied at the National University of Natural Medicine and currently lives in Makawao, Hawaii with her husband Andreas.
Who are you, anyway? Soul Surge: Discover Your Power, Change the World is a guide into the deepest, darkest corners of your soul, the places where your power resides. When you know yourself--the good, the bad, and the ugly--you can use all three parts to become a force for positive change in the world. Soul Surge is about inclusion, love for others, and love for self. Come learn who you are--at your core--and unleash your power for good.
Women between the ages of 25 and 55 - they would tend to be more into self-development, yoga, being a business owner
Book cover type
I am attaching 3 pics. From the author: - the waves in the backdrop and around the spine and back of book. I like both of these photos for different reasons. The darker one feels like it taps into some of the darker tones of the book, but the lighter one has a more tumultuous backdrop that feels more “hopeful”. - I envision the triangles (or something like this) over the waves and then the Title over that in a bronze/gold color I want the cover to feel like something special because the book will also be a workbook for the story of themselves. I want it to be beautiful and draw you in...almost like a pretty journal. Note from me: it's likely many of the details I've provided here will change, especially the author bio, pic, and product description. I change cover files all the time, and I'd like the ability to do that here. My preference is to work with Photoshop. Thanks!!
What to avoid
I'm not sure if any of the 3 images I've provided are royalty-free.
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.
ldespain collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Alek was amazing to work with. His design was beautiful beyond expectation and really captured the mood of my story. He quickly and patiently responded to all changes I requested. I hope to work with him again in the future!
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