Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a cover, part of Creating Photo Books with Blurb.
Designing a cover for your Bookify book that looks good and that really…represents the content and the mood of the book is important, because it's the…cover that will first attract your readers.…So let's talk about how to design a cover here in Bookify.…I've been working on a special image for my cover in Photoshop, and I used the…Get Photos button to go out and find that illustration and bring it in.…And here it is down here in my photo stream.…So now I'm ready to go out and design my cover, so I'll go up to the toolbar at…the top of the screen and click Design Cover.…
That may take you to the Design Cover workspace here, or if you haven't been…there before, it might take you out to this page, where you can preview and…choose your preferred cover type.…Clicking on any one of these three choices displays an illustration of what that…cover type looks like.…So here's the Hardcover, surrounded by a Dust Jacket with flaps.…Here's the Hardcover with ImageWrap, that has printing right on the cover.…
- Planning a photo book
- Color managing photos for BookSmart
- Laying out pages in BookSmart
- Troubleshooting image size in BookSmart
- Importing photos to Bookify
- Adding, deleting, and moving pages in Bookify
- Downloading and installing Blurb's InDesign plug-in
- Uploading a PDF to Blurb
- Ordering and selling photo books
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Ready to Make a Book
2. Using Blurb BookSmart Desktop Software
3. Using Blurb Bookify Online
4. Using PDF to Book
5. Ordering and Selling Your Book
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