Pricing and Payment

To order a cover or any other kind of work please send me a message with your brief to keithdraws@gmail.com or message me here or on Facebook .

My art is not stock art. Once you purchase a cover artwork, that artwork will never be used for another book cover*
You may use the art to promote the book in anyway you choose without any further charges or permissions. This includes producing free posters, t shirts, mugs or any other promotional items etc.
My full terms and conditions can be read here

CUSTOM COVER ART for e-books only:

Custom Digitally Painted Covers For E-Books:

For the basic custom E-Book cover: $497

Price includes free typographic design and up to three characters (if required)

Additional characters each: $75 

Size 1400px wide for ebook and 1563 wide for kindle.

I will supply kindle format and Any other format you request
Actual size Samples here.
Not suitable for printing.
Note Kindle has issued a new maximum image size for their suitable for their new HD screen of 2820 x 4500 pixel however they will still accept and use the old smaller file size of 1563 x 2500 pixels

CUSTOM COVER ART for print:

Custom Digitally Painted Covers for Print and E-Books:

Single Cover : $649

Back and spine (per cover) : $349

Price includes free typographic design and up to three characters (if required)

Additional characters each: $97

These covers are produced at print resolution. I provide the following files upon completion:

  1.  6 x 9 inches at 300 dpi with bleed.
  2.  6 x 9 at 300 dpi without bleed for use with most e-books
  3.  Kindle HD format 2820 x 4500 pixel .
  4.  Any other format you request.

If you have any special format requirements I can usually accommodate them at no extra cost.

STANDARD STOCK PHOTO MANIPULATED COVERS

Normal Price $297

Price includes free typographic design and up to three characters (if required)

Back and spine (per cover) : $184.97

Additional characters each: $75

Price does not include stock photography (though I will try to find free stock, that isn’t often possible).

The prices all include free typographic design.
These covers are produced at print resolution. I provide the following files upon completion:

  1.  6 x 9 inches at 300 dpi with bleed.
  2. 6x 9 at 300 dpi without bleed for use with most e-books
  3. Kindle format.
  4.  Any other format you request.

If you have any special format requirements I can usually accommodate them at no extra cost.

CHARACTER DESIGN

Full Color,Front (action pose), side and back views: $75

Black and white sketch 1 view:$25

All supplied as digital format, Rough layouts provided before final art for approval and changes.
Size max 1400 pixels high

SCIENCE FICTION PRE DESIGNED COVER ART:

I been working on producing standard sci fi covers with Jason Archer. Check them out  here.

Price: $197 

I will add your book title and name and any other copy you require F.O.C.

OTHER PRE DESIGNED COVERS

These are covers you simply choose from my selection here.

The cost is $80 US

I will add your book title and name and any other copy you require F.O.C.

However in order to produce these covers and keep the price down I tend to use free stock photography and so you must credit the sources as they specify (I will provide a list) as well as crediting me somewhere in the book.

TYPOGRAPHIC COVERS

These covers are typography:  $250

ILLUSTRATION
The following Prices  include up to 3 characters

Custom Digitally Painted Art Produced at 300dpi for print

A2 size ( 16.53 x 23.39 inches):  $1,499


A3 size (11.69 x 16.53 inches):  $847 


A4 size (8.27 x 11.69 inches) : $695  


A5 size ( 8.27 x 5.83 inches): $447 


A6 size ( 5.83 x 4.12 inches): $247


Additional characters each in all sizes: $97


CONCEPT WORK

640 x 480 pixels, up to 3 Characters: Normal Price $95

Additional Characters $35

GRAPHIC DESIGN

This kind of work will require a quote.

Further examples of my work can be seen here and in my Deviant art Gallery.

I am as passionate about my work as you are about yours.

I understand that you put your heart and soul into your book so I’m going to put the same effort into your cover and create exactly what you need to compliment your book.

If you want to know more about me you can see my blog here: https://keithdraws.wordpress.com/
and some of my art here and here

Payment methods

A  non-refundable deposit is required for all art.
Payment of the full balance is due upon completion.

Payment can be made by Paypal to wenjohnston@gmail.com or by bank transfer (bank fees and extra charges will be paid by you)

All the work I produce is subject to the terms and conditions published on keithdraws.com

Terms and conditions are here: http://keithdraws.com/  but basically you can do anything you want with a cover I made for you so long as its to promote your book and it doesn’t break any terms including those set down by the stock photography you use.

* The illustrations may appear in collections, posters, postcards or other merchandise promoting the work of KeithDraws.