Creating a cover


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Creating a cover

The cover of your book is the first thing that a potential reader sees. So, it's really important from a design standpoint. To design the cover of this book in BookSmart, I went to the film strip at the bottom of the screen and I scrolled all the way back to the beginning of the thumbnails and clicked on the Front Cover. Then I clicked on this central icon to see the full unfolded cover view, which includes the Front Cover, the Back Cover and the Spine as well as the Front and Back Flaps of a Dust Jacket. I dragged the zoom slider over to the left so that I could see the whole thing.

This is the cover layout that comes with my starter layout. There are other cover layouts available over in the Page Layout panel. I am going to choose a different one, this one here that includes a full bleed image container on the Front Cover. From this menu I am going to choose Hardcover. This menu lists the three kinds of covers that Blurb offers: a Hardcover with a dust jacket, a Softcover, and an Im...

Creating a cover
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Creating a cover provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Creating Photo Books with Blurb

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