how to create your own picture book COVER COURSE

Discover how to create a bestselling book cover, even if you've never done it before

Discover how to create a gorgeous picture book, even if you've never done it before

DON'T JUST DREAM OF YOUR OWN BEAUTIFUL PICTURE BOOK. CREATE ONE!

don't just dream of your own beautiful picture book cover. create one!

Creating a great cover requires know-how for how to make a beautiful design, but it also requires specialized knowledge. The How to Create Your Own Picture Book Cover course covers both the creative and technical aspects of cover designin a way ANYONE can doand will help you create bestselling covers.

Packed with videos, checklists, step-by-step video tutorials, templates and examples, it will help you:

- understand all the basics, so you can go ahead with confidence

- ensure your illustrations are done right (whether you’re hiring an illustrator or doing them yourself)

- create your own bestselling book cover (not only for picture books)

- design your own stunning picture book interior like a pro

-have illustrations, a cover and book files ready for print and ebook, no matter which printer or publishing platform you've chosen

  • understand all the basics, so you can go ahead with confidence
  • learn a shortcut to create a striking cover that's on a par with bestsellers out there
  • easily know and meet technical requirements needed for your cover and avoid headaches
  • understand about and get ISBNs and barcodes in a straightforward way
  • and do ALL of this with free software

This course is for you if you want to create your own gorgeous cover (or do so for others). Save money on paying a cover designer and by avoiding costly mistakes when doing the design work yourself, even if you have zero cover design experience.

Sign up today and we’ll show you how!

This course is for you if you want to save bundles of cash by avoiding costly illustration mistakes and by doing the design work yourself, even if you have zero picture book or design experience.

Sign up today and we’ll show you how!

Course comes with lifetime access

What is the How to Create Your Own Picture Book Cover Course?


Getting a decent print and ebook cover design will easily cost you $500-$800 or more.

This course will enable you to take charge of your cover design, creating a bestselling cover, ready for print and ebook.

Or you could start doing this as a paid service for authors!

Knowing exactly what's needed and being able to create your own cover doesn't just save you plenty of money, it's also empowering.

Cover design doesn't just require you to create a good-looking cover. You also need to understand about ISBNs, barcode, printing requirements and more. 

This course will guide you step-by-step through each aspect of cover design, in a way anyone can understand and do.

Now you can create your own cover—easily and with free software! We've laid it out so that anyone can do it, even if you have zero cover design experience.

     What you get:

  • 17 videos explaining basic concepts, conveying key information and screencast tutorials showing you EXACTLY what to do to create a beautiful cover that will meet print and ebook requirements
  • An easy-to-understand key terms PDF, with plenty of visual examples
  • A detailed checklist with all the steps for cover design
  • Videos showing you exactly how to get your ISBN and barcode
  • Videos showing you how to easily generate and use a custom template for your exact cover
  • Key sites and free software to help you create everything you need to
  • And more...

All of this comes with lifetime access, for you to do and refer back to on your own time, as many times as you like.

One cover design from professional designer = $500-$800+

Infinite cover designs with this course = $57

One cover design from professional designer = $500-$800+

Infinite cover designs with this course = $57

One cover design from professional designer = $500-$800+

Infinite cover designs with this course = $57

This course will

guide you step-By-Step to


how to create your own cover course

The importance of a striking cover can't be overstated.

This course will guide you to create not only a great-looking cover, but also all the nitty-gritty that goes with that, like how to make sure it meets requirements for print, where to get an ISBN and barcode and place them correctly, and more. 

When you're done with doing the steps of this course, your cover will be 100% ready to go for print and ebook.

COURSE OVERVIEW:

First, get to understand all the basics like different requirements for print and ebooks, hardcovers and paperback covers, colour space, resolution, bleed and trim, and morein simple-to-understand terms, with plenty of examples. And learn what is needed for your print and ebook cover.

Learn, with simple step-by-step instructions, how to get your ISBN and generate a barcode for it, and how to generate a cover template so you can design a pixel-perfect cover.

Then you'll be ready to design your cover! Find out how to design a beautiful cover easily and that will print perfectly. Lots of detailed videos to show you exactly how to go about this.

And finally, how to ensure your cover is perfect before hitting publish.


VIDEOS:

• Welcome and course overview


BASIC CONCEPTS

Basic concepts intro

Understanding resolution

• Bleed, trim and safety area (focused on book covers)

• CMYK vs. RGB


PREPARATORY STEPS

• Preparatory steps

• Generating your ISBN barcode

• Generating & understanding your KDP cover template

• Generating and understanding your IngramSpark cover template


DESIGN YOUR COVER

Free font sites and how to use them

• Canva overview

How to upload a font to Canva

Using your cover template in Canva

• Setting up an IngramSpark cover template in Canva

• How to upload a font to Canva

Recreating a cover in Canva (all custom elements)

• Creating a cover using a Canva template

Combining a drawing and Canva elements


FINAL STEPS


COURSE MATERIALS:

• Key terms

Action steps checklist (for digital use or printable)

Requirements for KDP & IngramSpark

A section of the course:


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Connecting with others on the same journey is very valuable. You can learn from their successes and mistakes and cheer each other on. Join our Facebook group for support, to get questions answered, share your experiences and more.

Get the Create Your Own Picture Book Cover Course For Only $57

The Create Your Own Picture Book Cover Course Comes With A 100% Money Back Guarantee.


I’m so confident that you’ll absolutely LOVE the Create Your Own Picture Book Cover Course, I’m willing to offer you a 100% money back guarantee.

Here's how it works...

Sign up for the course and go through the materials. If you don’t feel it has been a worthwhile investment (for any reason), then simply send an email to our support team within 30 days of your purchase, and we’ll refund your money in full, no questions asked. 

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Meet your Instructor

Karen Ferreira

Karen Ferreira is an illustrator, award-winning creative director and owner of GetYourBookIllustrations, where self-publishing authors get amazing, affordable illustrations.

She is also the creator of Children’s Book Mastery, an online platform offering know-how for indie children's book authors to help them with every step from planning, to writing, publishing, promoting and marketing their book and more.

She has spent many hours learning about self-publishing and enjoys helping others succeed in this field.

If you are ready to put in the work, she's here to show you the way.

Get the Create Your Own Picture Book Cover Course For Only $57

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