I need a cover for my new book. Actually, I HAVE already a cover which I simply LOVE it. But, I just found out about the copyrights issues. I had no idea, my illustrator had no idea. So, I will have to get rid of my girl and the long hair guy ( I will attach the pictures). I found out who they are, and I really wanted to ask them if I could use their pictures for my cover, but I can't find their contact details. The girl is a famous actress and the boy is a supermodel. I looked for other pictures, and we were able to replace the girl. It hurts my heart, she was the main attraction. I finally got over it and I found a couple of long messy curly hair hot guys to replace it. But it didn't work. When my illustrator added them in my cover, they looked terribly ugly. I can't use them. I wasted too much time, and too much stress and my patience start to run out, and time is pressing: I need a cover.
Now about the job: I don't know what I NEED: someone who can paint, or whatever. Please take a LOOK at the covers I will provide and let me know if you can do something similar, I would prefer someone who can MANIPULATE pictures, but I am not expert.
The cover has to imply four things. First: sin, vanity (I want a woman with black long rich hair, with a view from her profile, WHILE she PUTS red lipstick on.)
2nd: she has to be between 2 men. ONE GUY ( the one with the short hair, is ok, he can stay, I paid for the picture, no copyright issues. but the curly long hair guy needs to be replaced with a SIMILAR one. If you are a guy, it will be very hard to comprehend what an HOT guy really means. and taste is different. So, it will take a while until we will decide and chose one. 3rd: beach, sun, sea, & light ( I guess is done already) 4th: the communist symbol. very discreet, the book is a historic fiction. ( done already)
I will attach the previous drafts,
My former illustrator is trying, but I have a feeling we are stuck. He gave up at the showed silkette sand that;s killed the cover. NOT IS NOT SPECIAL ANYMORE. So, I want to KEEP the shadow silhouettes design.
Please take a look carefully and sent me your work, or already a draft with your idea. What is wrong In the last draft: I want the shadow silhouettes back, and a girl similar to the first one.
I will appreciate someone who will treat me not as a gig, but as a person. My book may be huge, so it may be your chance as well :-)
my mail firstname.lastname@example.org you need to contact me because I have another 5 more attachments to send it to here,here it seems I can only attach one. I really need to show you what have we tried so far, and where the problems are.
While I appreciate your resume and portfolio, I would need from you in your own words about my cover and if you can fix it, what do you think it needs to be done and even a draft of your work, I have enough of hiring people and then I have to dispute my money back. I need to know you are the perfect fit for the job. And you really need to see the other drafts , which is so frustrating I can't post them in here.