Join author Nigel French in Designing a Book Cover as he walks through several approaches to creating professional, engaging book covers using Adobe Creative Suite applications. This course covers document setup, composition and layout, illustration, typography essentials, and printing. Exercise files accompany the course.
Researching the design and brainstorming ideas
Setting up a document in InDesign or Illustrator
Choosing typefaces, colors, shapes, and imagery
Hand-drawing type and using different type treatments