A major work of nonfiction for which I was privileged to design the cover. The publishing company is Abingdon Press of Nashville Tennessee.
A recent work of fiction by a popular author. Note the starkness of the interior shot of the attic which draws upon the imagination of the viewer.
The bright red and pink suggest the love interest, and the computer with the crime scene banners across it suggests the mystery part of the story.
This cover features work of the well-known world class calligrapher and the author of several best-selling books on calligraphy, Timothy R. Botts.
In this moody and romantic scene, we see the far away horizon line which provides plenty of depth, and the castle which adds mystery and intrigue.
Kind of a whimsical look on her face. Not too sad, and yet not smiling either. The photographer had appropriately titled his photo "Dreary Beauty."
Shown is a fictionalized representation of a Russian train on the historic Trans-Siberian Railroad. Cover reproduced with permission of the author.
A sequel which plays upon the desire within all of us to experience hope realized. A reviewer wrote that the author had "struck gold again."
Dan Foote is the talented artist and humorist who created this wonderful illustration. The medium is water-color paint on grainy water-color paper.
The color scheme on this cover helps to show depth. The deep blues of the sky recede, while the warm colors of the foreground come forward.
Here we see a series of 2, keeping the same basic design but changing the pictures of the women above the title and the science-fiction scenery below.
An interesting nonfiction work. The author wanted to keep the cover light and airy with lots of color.
Here's an example where the author wanted to express his own thoughts about religion and Christianity, while quoting various scholars of the past.
In this scene, I was lucky that the top part of the picture corresponded to the word "Hope," and the bottom part related to the words "Hard Times."
Note the continuation of the front cover background wall around to the back cover. This helps the viewer to read the back cover, and to buy the book.