The combination of Ebolyne's incredible artistic talent and responsiveness make her stand heads above your everyday artist. I implore you to give her serious consideration on your next project... I couldn't possibly pass on coming to her first with my next need. Brilliant work. Brilliant person.
This is an awesome design that really captures the ideas I was wanting in my new packaging.
Perfect. Always great to work with brightspark!
How SAntczak started their other design journey
Who are you known as?
What industry do you think your business is most related to?
Entertainment & The Arts
Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach
I and my co-editor James C. Bassett will be putting together a book of science fiction stories called ALIEN GODS. The following authors have committed to writing stories for it:
Orson Scott Card - author of ENDER'S GAME
Joe Haldeman - author of THE FOREVER WAR
Alan Dean Foster - author of SPLINTER OF THE MIND'S EYE
Mike Resnick - author of KIRINYAGA
John Barnes - author of MOTHER OF STORMS
Allen Steele - author of the COYOTE seriesKristine Kathryn Rusch - former editor of FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION magazine
What inspires you and how do you envision the design for your business?
The concept for this anthology is to present stories about the religions of aliens encountered by humans as they explore the universe, and the culture clash that ensues. Will humans convert the aliens to our religions, or will it be the other way around? Do the aliens believe that they have a divine right to our world? Do they believe that their gods have decreed that only their race can inhabit the universe and all others must die? Are their gods actually an advanced alien race themselves, or an upper-caste of their own race? How will humans act in the presence of alien gods who seem to actually BE gods, when our gods never manifest themselves -- or is that what it will take for our gods to finally reveal themselves to us all?
The deliverable will have to include the cover correctly sized for Kindle and Nook devices as well as a PDF of the book and a high quality file that could be used for a print version of the book (trade paperback and hardcover).
I'm pretty open to design motifs here. It's science fiction, remember. If you look at my Amazon.com author's page you can see the covers I've commissioned previously for my other books (the 3 ebook files dated 2011): http://www.amazon.com/Stephen-L.-An…WKBS6O/ref
I will be using this cover to try and pre-sell copies of the book on Kickstarter.