doclee40 has picked a winning print design

For $300 they received 81 design concepts from 16 designers!

  • Award 1
    Updated design by LioArtimis

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Dates

Starts:18-Jan-13 2:51 a.m. GMT

Ends:7-Feb-13 11:59 p.m. GMT

Awards

Award 1: $300, was awarded to LioArti...

Formats

Single-layer PDF (300 dpi), 40MB max

Contract

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Materials

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Creative brief

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Author's Name

Christopher Lee

Synopsis

The protagonist starts his journey as a young, pre-teenage boy of lower economic class growing up around the Florida everglades. He's thrust, unwittingly through hair raising initiation with his best friend - both are stalked by a foreign killer. A Nile crocodile waits for them while they are trapped on a small swampy island with only a rickety catwalk leading the way out.
The protagonist doesn't fear death as a teenager. He's mentored by a former french foreign legion soldier.
The protagonist becomes an elite commando using his special skills to rescue american hostages in dangerous far away lands.

Size Info

Trim size: 5" x 8",
Page count: 300,
Interior type: Black and White,
Page color: White,
Spine width: 0.676"

Who are your readers?

Males 18-45

What 3 things would you like to communicate to your readers with this design?

1. I want it to look fierce

2. I want something that shows a navy seal in action with weapon and maybe dive rig on chest (maybe just a shadow figure of one)

3. Maybe an aggressive samurai face outlining it all in the background

What colors do you want to see in your design?

black red white

What colors do you NOT want to see in your design?

no pastels

Describe the style(s) you like (traditional, modern, etc.)

modern

What content must be included in your design?

special ops, navy seal

NOTE: Please leave space for a 2" by 1.2" white box in the lower right-hand corner of the book's back cover for the ISBN barcode. Images or text in the barcode location will be covered when the book is printed. Make sure you don't have any important elements where the barcode will be placed. Visit CreateSpace for more tips on book cover sizing and requirements.

Brief updates

18-Jan-13 3:44 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
18-Jan-13 3:44 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
18-Jan-13 3:45 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
18-Jan-13 3:46 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
18-Jan-13 3:46 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
18-Jan-13 3:47 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
18-Jan-13 3:51 p.m. GMT
There are no actual Samurai in this story, the word is used as a metaphor.
20-Jan-13 3:49 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
20-Jan-13 3:50 p.m. GMT
Please find the "back of the book edited summary" that I uploaded. Don't use the synopsis for the back of the book.

thank you
25-Jan-13 2:38 a.m. GMT
Someone wow me please!!
29-Jan-13 11:48 a.m. GMT
Giving some more designers who have expressed interest a chance to compete
7-Feb-13 10:28 a.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
7-Feb-13 10:28 a.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
17-Feb-13 2:56 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
17-Feb-13 2:56 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.