Book covers!
Posted 9 months ago and submitted by Justin Donaldson | Share link: http://illo.cc/80568

I have been lucky enough to get to hone in on my process for creating book cover illustrations over the last few years. I have really developed a love for the craft. I am always pushing to be able to create covers that command a visceral reaction from their audience. I want my audience to feel something, smell something, and hear something when they see the art.
It’s that connection that we crave and that connection that stops people in their tracks and compels them to pick up a book. At that point, it’s my authors who take over! But it’s interesting to me that before the authors even get a chance to communicate to their audience, they need us, the illustrators, to do the initial emotional compelling.
I am lucky to be able to explore the ins and outs of this bridge, and I invite you to come explore with me!



Justin Donaldson
Illustrator
Central, USA
Tel: (01) 828-404-2255
www.JustinDonaldsonArt.c…

Justin Donaldson is a book cover illustrator who loves to create emotive, beautiful and creative book cover Illustrations. His work bridges the gap between your audience and your… Show more.

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Profile updated 22nd March, 2019
Member since 3rd October, 2017
Awards
Clemson Mayoral Portait Commission
Clients
Poly Want A Pixel, Kick-Flip Studios, Chris Cartledge,
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Justin is timely and professional. Quality work, communicated well, and understood my project!
— Chris Cartledge, Poly Want A Pixel - Game Studio