First, you need to make the order and fill in the creative brief, so we can learn more about your book and target audience. Note, that we take no prepayment for photo-manipulated book cover design and start working on your cover. We research typography, layouts, and color themes common to your genre to make sure that your book cover design will fit the market.
You get the first draft in 7-10 business days. The first draft is not a finished version of your book cover design that will be improved and polished throughout the process. If you need any changes, we are happy to implement them, as we have no limitations in the number of revisions. After everything is approved, we send you the invoice. After the payment is confirmed, you get the final files.
An illustration is created entirely from scratch using the digital painting technique. Photo manipulated book covers are covers combined from stock photos and manipulated with special effects in graphic design software.
We need the following details to start working on your design:
It takes around 7-10 business days to create a book cover concept, which is the quickest timeline in the industry. Please, note, that further revisions require extra time.
We have 5 in-house senior designers who work on your covers and specialize in different genres and techniques: Vova, Oleh, Julia, Mary, and Milan. Our main office is located in Ukraine.
We design a book cover for all genres. If you need more examples of book covers in your genre, feel free to contact us!
We use only licensed, royalty-free stock photos from such websites as Depositphotos, Shutterstock, Twenty20, Envato Elements, Neostock, etc. Also, you don’t have to pay extra for stock images, the price you pay for your book cover includes all stock images used.
Actually, you don’t have to. It’s our job to analyze your book idea, target audience, and genre and come up with the cover design that will attract the right audience and catch attention from first sight.
Yes, sure. You can order 2 concepts. The additional concept costs $100. Please, note, when ordering a cover design with 2 concepts, a $100 deposit is required.
Our designers spend 100% of their time creating a cover design for you and we don’t want to distract them. That’s why all communication, invoicing, and paperwork is handled by our in-house project managers: Nadia, Anastasia, and Carin.
We can use your image, but it should be licensed with a resolution of 300 DPI. Yet, we customize photos from stock photography sites and create illustrations for the ebook and print book cover designs.
The set of final files depends on the ordered package.
For ebook cover design, you’ll receive:
For ebook cover design+print book cover design, you’ll receive:
For illustrated ebook+print book cover design, you’ll receive:
MiblArt provides a flattened source file with editable text in PSD format.
We provide an unlimited number of revisions for book cover design. No hidden fees.
We can add this information at any time without extra charge, even if the project is finished.
We can generate the barcode for your print book if you provide the ISBN. ISBNs for Amazon and IngramSpark are different. You should only purchase one for IngramSpark, and Amazon gives its free ISBN and generates a barcode.
No, we don’t take deposits for photo manipulated cover design. However, if you order a cover design with 2 concepts, $100 deposit is applied.
Don’t worry, we provide unlimited revisions to provide you with the cover of your dreams.
When ordering from MiblArt, the Client is purchasing a STANDARD license that allows to:
If you exceed sales of 500,000 books, you may need to purchase an Extended License for each photo playing a major role on the cover. Please, contact us to get more information on the license.
The standard license you purchase with our book cover design packages DOESN’T include the right to sell commercial merchandise. You need to purchase an extended license in order to print your cover on t-shirts, mugs, etc.
The license you purchase allows using your print cover to sell up to 500k physical copies of books. For books with a run of over 500,000 units, the additional license has to be purchased by the client for each stock photo that has a major role in the cover design.
Yes, when ordering book series, we give you 10% OFF each book cover, starting from the second one.
We also offer 15% OFF book cover design when ordering it together with book formatting.
Also, you can order a promo materials bundle for $100 instead of $140 when ordering it together with the book cover design.
No, our designers do NOT use AI when creating cover art. We support creators and don’t believe AI can replace human artists.
First, you choose a package, make a pre-payment and fill in the order form. Then, you have to choose the illustration style. We provide you with illustration samples made by different illustrators. Our illustrators have different techniques and styles, that’s why you will work with the illustrator the style of which you like the most. The final price will depend on the illustrator’s style and complexity of the illustration. Note, that you will know the price before cooperation begins.
You’ll receive the first black and white sketch in 10-15 business days. After that, we will work with you tightly to make your book cover look as you always imagined. That’s why we don’t limit the number of revisions.
You pay the remaining amount after you’re satisfied with the final look of your illustration.
Yes, we take a 50% pre-payment for illustrated book cover design.
Yes, if requested, we provide you with the copyright for illustrated book cover design. However, we retain the right to use it in our portfolio.
Yes, you can order illustrated character designs for $200.
No worries, we can do it for you. Contact us to agree on the price.
Yes, you can add any of our packages at any time.
We provide everything you need to effectively promote your book: social media images and website banners, ad images, book release, and cover reveal images, animated book covers, 3D mockups, bookmarks, etc.
Yes, you can buy a package that includes all marketing materials (social media banner, cover reveal graphic, book release banner, and ad image) for just $100 instead of $140.
First, we send you a questionnaire to fill out in order to better understand your positioning and target audience. Then, our logo designer creates a mood board that contains all the information about the author, their genre, book characters, favorite book covers, fonts, color palettes, logo references, etc. This helps our designer to better understand your preferences and dig deeper into your writing world.
Then, we provide you with the logo preview on light and dark background and the main elements for your branding guidelines. At this stage, we accept your revisions on colors, fonts, details, and make changes if necessary.
After everything is approved, we provide you with the final files that include logo on white, black, and transparent background, branding guidelines, business card, and visualization of your branding elements on different products (t-shirts, cups, etc), and editable source files in PSD format.
You will get all the source files in EPS, PNG, and JPG format.
If you want to sell merchandise with your logo and branding, you need to purchase an extended license. Contact us and we will provide a consultation on what license you’ll need.
We provide the following extra services:
We use 2Chekout as a payment processing service that gives the option to pay with a debit/ credit card and PayPal. Also, the Client can pay with Stripe and Payoneer. If the mentioned payment methods aren’t convenient for you, we will offer alternative options.
Upon receipt of full payment, MiblArt grants the client a license to use the final cover design artwork. We can’t transfer the full ownership to you, since the ownership for stock photos belongs to the photographers who took them. The license you purchase with our book cover design packages allows you to:
For books with a run of over 500,000 units, the additional license has to be purchased by the client for each stock photo that has a major role in the cover design.
No, if you want to use the cover design in any other way, other than ebook and paperback cover, ( to print on mugs or T-shirts, etc), you need to purchase an Extended License.
Yes, we provide you with flattened PSD files.