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Introduction to Book Cover Design: Making Stories Visual

What do stories look like? This is a question that I ask when starting each project I've worked on during my 28 years designing book covers at Alfred A. Knopf. Book covers are all around us, whether it's in the book store, a library, or now in the digital age. This class will teach you how to communicate through book cover design, and the artistic vision behind it. What You'll Learn I'll teach you my book cover d...

Topics: Design
Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month

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What do stories look like? This is a question that I ask when starting each project I've worked on during my 28 years designing book covers at Alfred A. Knopf. Book covers are all around us, whether it's in the book store, a library, or now in the digital age. This class will teach you how to communicate through book cover design, and the artistic vision behind it. What You'll Learn I'll teach you my book cover design process. We'll cover the following: Design History. Understanding the history of book cover design and the importance of reading the book. Concepts and Ideas. Developing concepts and sketches for your book, how to visually approach an authors work, and different types of books. Critique and Rejections. Creating the final design and getting your work rejected. What You'll Do In this class, you will select one of your favorite books, and reimagine the book cover design. Whether you pick a classic, non-fiction or a biography, I'll walk you through my process to get the perfect cover.

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Size: One-on-One
  • Instructor: Chip Kidd
  • Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month
  • Institution: Skillshare
  • Topics: Design

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