Cover for an E-Book and hardcover-book for the first part of a fantasy novel in request
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The book is my first novel - a fantasy novel set in a magic world, inspired by the figures of Tolkien, where humans, dwarfs, elves and orcs study together and fight evil with the help of magic. I'm looking for a cover design for a book, 2500 X 1667 Pixel, 9:6 (if that is possible,i don´t have any expirence in this design questions) cover size, 205mm x 135mm (in inches: 8.07 x 5.31) pages: 500 Title of the book: Die Geheimnisse der Âlaburg (The Secrets of Âlaburg) - [Â= https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%82 ] subtitel: Band 1 - Rot (German: Part 1 - red) I only need it in German! The target group is children and young people and fantasy audience in general. The book is about a university in a medieval world in which the four intelligent and magic-gifted races - humans, dwarfs, elves and Orcs - study together in order to finally preserve peace and friendship in the world. At the end of the book, the four main characters have to fulfill a mission and go on a long journey to rescue other people from evil.
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Elements of the book cover: The whole background of the cover should be colored in a "strong/cold red” in which you can somehow (and maybe ornately) see an ankh, a dwarf ax, a flower and an orc skull as a shadow. It should express tension. In the foreground I would like to see a shade/ silhouettes/ back views of the four main characters, as they walk next to each other through a forest – heading towards a big cave (you can only see their back). That’s how the shade/ silhouettes should look like: - a young (17-years), slender boy armed with bow and arrow, - a youthful dwarf armed with a small ax, - a very corpulent elve (sharp/ pointed ears) and - a gigantic muscle-bounded orc All of them should carry capes and backpacks and give the impression of a wandering – all figures should be recognizable as youthful. The 17-year-old person is the main character of the book and therefore he should be central. Deeply in the cave one should see the same red color of the whole cover easily shining in the distance (like a hole) The blurb/ text on the back side: I will deliver that later when the cover is finished, but there should be free space and a place for it at the back.
This is my first time through the process. If you can incorporate the elements above, I'd be delighted, but I'm also not a designer, so if you have something that catches my eye that I didn't imagine, feel free to go with it. Here are some Covers i like: http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/chronikenderschattenjaeger/images/5/52/Cityofashes_cover_de.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130204025323&path-prefix=de http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-MILVzraOTt8/T_CW0EpGcTI/AAAAAAAAAEw/N-WSVh0-_to/s640/Peter+V.+Brett+-+D%C3%A4monen-Zyklus.png http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51tHYEDI86L._SX313_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg Thank you very much, I’m looking forward to seeing your ideas.
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