book cover design & self-publishing Assistance

Click to visit the websites of some of my clients


Visit: my cover Design Portfolio where I provide my book cover portfolio and design process info

Visit: The Early Days of Covers and Publishing

If you are ready to get your book cover done or need your book formatted, drop me an email and let’s get it done (!  I also offer first-read editing meaning I read your manuscript for your first review and check for repetitive use of words, punctuation and grammar issues.  I do not correct these items – I list and/or highlight them for you to adjust as you need for your story.

Book Cover Design and Other Art Services

E-book and printed cover design services are the backbone of the studio.  Whether you are in need of complete design with few ideas or you have your thoughts all planned out and just need them executed, Urban Artist Studio Florida is here to get the work done.

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign are the tools used to give your book at professional look.  Options include the following:

Basic custom book cover design

Advanced custom book cover design with added options

      • Author logo design
      • Custom graphic design
      • Custom Illustrations for the exterior cover or interior reading pages
      • Custom font or sketch/drawings
      •        Custom photography
      •        Use of multiple stock photos but with in-depth design work so your cover is not copied and identical to someone else’s stock photo-use cover
      • Custom author bio photos for the back page (I have earned a minor degree in Studio Art and own photography equipment. I will meet on location and take your photos.)

Custom work is done to avoid copyright infringement and duplicate cover art by others. I do not run off templates for quick production. My major goal for my studio is to run a DESIGN studio with a passion of creativity and originality, meeting the needs of YOUR book!

Book Layout and Formatting Services

If you are not familiar with computers or the internet, Urban Artist Florida Studio will assist you in getting your book uploaded into KDP or any other service you use. You will receive personal assistance in transferring your book to the KDP (formerly CreateSpace) platform as well as help with the creation of your account and walking through the process of the platform. Formatting and page layout are included. Advanced publishing services are not offered at this time.

I currently use 3 methods for book formatting: Adobe InDesign, MS Word and Vellum.  Which is used depends on each individual author’s project and needs.

* Note:  These services do not include extensive, final editing of your book manuscript, advice or critiquing about your story, etc.  Please refer to a local writer’s group for assistance with these matters.