Saturday, August 13, 2011

New Cover for Fling

I loved the original cover, the Russian postcard, but I suspect people perceived it as "dated".  So then I got the photo of the wild geranium and I loved that but changing was more for me than thinking it would actually improve sales.  Why?  Because it was too soft.

As I was looking at photos in one of the stock image sites, I happened on a couple vector graphics that I thought could be made to work.  I bought one and I've probably put 20 hours in on it to get it right for my purposes.  The original had a horrible grey sort of background so I needed to lift the girl off that.  Then her skin tone needed to be adjusted, change her hair color and you get the picture.  It was very labor intensive.

Now I can go back to my novel.

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