August 16th, 2011

misc | good at what i do

PODFIC COVER TUTORIAL SERIES: The Basics (Part 2)

  1. The Basics (Part 1)
  2. The Basics (Part 2)
  3. Base Images
  4. Cut-Outs
  5. Coloring & Contrast
  6. Text
  7. Advanced Techniques: Masks, Blending, etc.
  8. Complete Cover Walkthrough
  9. What makes cover art good or bad? A discussion on composition.


So, now that you've all had a bit of time to play around with your chosen graphics program, time for some basic terms and concepts!

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Okay, I have to be at work in like 5 hours and I feel like I'm leaving something out, but, uhmmm, IDK? Poke me in the comments if you ANY questions or need further explanations of anything, or are like, "BESS WHY DID YOU LEAVE THIS OUT, THIS SHOULD TOTALLY BE INCLUDED IN THE BASICS!" XD Like I said. 8 AM. Sleep deprived. Ya'll know how it is XD SO YES I shall see you all in (hopefully!) several days, when we'll start delving into *gasp* ACTUALLY MAKING COVERS! Starting with BASE IMAGES :D