Illustration Tips: Oliver Wetter on Book Covers

Oliver Wetter

Oliver Wetter

Oliver Wetter is an artist and illustrator residing in Germany, who has a great thought process. He carefully considers every aspect of what it means to be an illustrator and shares it on his blog: Fantabulous visions.

Recently he did a blog post on book covers titled the 5 Principles For Outstanding Book Cover Art. To sum up these five principles are:

1. The purple cow – weirder = better
2. The rule of consistency
3. The mighty face recognition machine
4. Sex sells – not always…
5. Less is more

Intrigued yet? Head on over to Oliver’s blog and read the full article:

5 Principles For Outstanding Book Cover Art

Self-Publishing Cover Design Mistakes

Kiri Østergaard Leonard

Award winning Illustrator, Artist and Creator Kiri Østergaard Leonard happily shares her experiences making a living as an artist and pursuing a creative life. She grew up in a tiny village in Denmark, left her country behind to pursue art in the bustle of New York City and now resides in the delightful weirdness of Austin, Texas surrounded by sunshine and felines.

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