JMJones has picked a winning print design

For $450 they received 22 design concepts from 7 designers!

  • Award 1
    illustration cover by Visual_Dreamer

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Starts:20-Apr-13 10:17 p.m. GMT

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


Award 1: $450, was awarded to Visual_...


Tip 1: $20, was tipped to ortwrx


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Creative brief

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Author's Name

Jeffrey McClain Jones


I only want a realistic cover illustration of Jesus, in traditional ancient Middle-Eastern garb, sitting on a Chicago Transit Authority bus, a scene from my book.

Size Info

Trim size: 5.5" x 8.5",
Page count: 264,
Interior type: Black and White,
Page color: Cream,
Spine width: 0.66"

Who are your readers?

Christian Fiction Readers

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

A happy, welcoming look on Jesus' face. A bit of irony between the traditional picture of Jesus and the city bus. The feeling that Jesus is looking at the viewer.

What colors do you want to see in your design?

Not a crucial question

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

see above

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


What content must be included in your design?

Jesus sitting, turned sideways, looking at the reader. He must be in one of those side-ways facing seats looking at us, where we are seated in the first forward-facing seat.

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

By JMJones on 28-Apr-13 9:08 p.m. GMT
Still looking for cover art that represents my novel well.