Cover Art Critiques

Thrillers are not my genre, and many of the covers are very similar. However, the cleverness of this technique caught my eye, a literal erasure of the woman’s face, reflecting the title. The color scheme is solid, with just a hint of teal in her shirt. I might have made the tagline a pale teal to reflect that. And the title font might be elongated slightly to be more in tune with other books in the genre, but the yellow color is right on the money. I am not certain about the lower subtitle’s need to be on the cover. I think that detracts from the impact of the cover itself.



Celtic Fairies, Fables, and Folklore! Bestselling author (top #100 Amazon Canada, #1 in Paranormal Fantasy, Amazon Canada) Christy Nicholas, also known as Green Dragon, is an author, artist and accountant. After she failed to become an airline pilot, she quit her ceaseless pursuit of careers that begin with 'A', and decided to concentrate on her writing. Since she has Project Completion Disorder, she is one of the few authors with NO unfinished novels. Christy has her hands in many crafts, including digital art, beaded jewelry, writing, and photography. In real life, she's a CPA, but having grown up with art all around her (her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are/were all artists), it sort of infected her, as it were. She wants to expose the incredible beauty in this world, hidden beneath the everyday grime of familiarity and habit, and share it with others. She uses characters out of time and places infused with magic and myth. Combine this love of beauty with a bit of financial sense and you get an art business. She does local art and craft shows, as well as sending her art to various science fiction conventions throughout the country and abroad. Facebook: www.facebook.com/greendragonauthor Homepage: www.greendragonartist.com Blog: www.greendragonartist.net Twitter: www.twitter.com/greendragon9

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One comment on “Cover Art Critiques
  1. Judith Klein says:

    Agreed on all points…..compelling cover.

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