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Tamian Wood

Tamian Wood - Designer

Miami, Florida

Book Cover Design Professional with Beyond Design International.  17 years experience creating covers that sell. See: http://bit.ly/1k4NppT

Overview

Your books cover is your MOST important marketing tool. It either sells, or repels.Having a drop dead gorgeous cover is priceless.


Is your masterpiece worth it? How can I help?


I'm Tamian Wood, Book Cover Artist and Graphic Designer with Beyond Design International. I design book covers and other related marketing materials, for independent authors and publishers around the world, in a variety of genres. I have 17 years design experience in the print industry and 12 years experience specifically with book cover design. I also do all kinds of other print work including bookmarks, promotional materials, trade show banners (for book signings) and even billboards (for when my clients get really famous!) I am fast, reliable and easy to work with.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies Children's Picture Books Christian Crime & Mystery Fantasy Humor & Comedy Inspirational Literature Romance Science Fiction Thriller Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Christian (Non-Fiction) Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Economics Health & wellbeing History Music Nature Parenting & Families Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships

Awards

  • Florida Print Award Best in Category
  • FCCAA State Publications Humanities Magazine Best Design 2001
  • Adobe Systems Inc. 2002 Design of the Year Award - 2nd Place
  • Adobe Systems Inc. 2003 Design of theYear Award - Honorable Mention

Work experience

Cover Designer

Paulist Press

November, 2014 – Present (about 2 years)

Cover Designer

Cover Designer

Zumaya Publications

March, 2011 – Present (almost 6 years)

Cover design and layout.

Graphic Designer

Beyond Design International

January, 1995 – Present (almost 22 years)

Print designer for book covers, CD covers, ads, packaging, trade show, exhibit design, billboards... etc.

Portfolio (14 selected works)

Beyond the Tempest Gate

Jeff Suwak

From the time he was a young boy, Gabriel Aterias knew he was destined to rise from the peasantry and become the Holy Knight of the Church of Dunrabian. By the time he was twenty four years old, he had already led the Church’s armies to greater victories than any other man in history. Yet, his greatest feat still lay ahead of him. Beyond the elemental barrier of the Tempest Gate lurks the demo... read more

From the time he was a young boy, Gabriel Aterias knew he was destined to rise from the peasantry and become the Holy Knight of the Church of Dunrabian. By the time he was twenty four years old, he had already led the Church’s armies to greater victories than any other man in history. Yet, his greatest feat still lay ahead of him. Beyond the elemental barrier of the Tempest Gate lurks the demo... read more

For Humanity

Mr. William Dafoe

When earth is threatened with total annihilation an unlikely individual is chosen by the UN Security Council as earth’s emissary to negotiate a reprieve with the aliens. On his return he is shot at by government agents and threatened with judicial enquiries into his actions. He is accused by some of being part of the conspiracy to disarm earth; by others that it is a Chinese or Russian plot to... read more

When earth is threatened with total annihilation an unlikely individual is chosen by the UN Security Council as earth’s emissary to negotiate a reprieve with the aliens. On his return he is shot at by government agents and threatened with judicial enquiries into his actions. He is accused by some of being part of the conspiracy to disarm earth; by others that it is a Chinese or Russian plot to... read more

Signs of the Tines: The Ultimate Astrological Cookbook

Joan Porte

SIGNS OF THE TINES is a new breed of cookbook combining personal astrology with a love of preparing and sharing delicious meals. Astrologer and gastronome Joan Porte brings a new, fun twist to cooking by showing anyone who loves to cook how to personalize a menu for your family and friends. Beautiful photographs complement the more than 120 featured recipes organized by zodiac sign. Choose a d... read more

SIGNS OF THE TINES is a new breed of cookbook combining personal astrology with a love of preparing and sharing delicious meals. Astrologer and gastronome Joan Porte brings a new, fun twist to cooking by showing anyone who loves to cook how to personalize a menu for your family and friends. Beautiful photographs complement the more than 120 featured recipes organized by zodiac sign. Choose a d... read more

The Everdark Gate (The Everdark Wars Series) (Volume 3)

Elizabeth K Burton

The Souleater Azdrefel is banished to the Everdark once again, but the cost was higher than Archmage Randrick alt Harbinnen and Perian Dawnstar of the Drevnya anticipated. When Hasdrugon, the Estlini high priest, leads an army into Oestrand, both are ready to take up the reins of war to stop him. Then Perian is kidnapped by a traitorous Mage and given to Hasdrugon, who has more than one plan f... read more

The Souleater Azdrefel is banished to the Everdark once again, but the cost was higher than Archmage Randrick alt Harbinnen and Perian Dawnstar of the Drevnya anticipated. When Hasdrugon, the Estlini high priest, leads an army into Oestrand, both are ready to take up the reins of war to stop him. Then Perian is kidnapped by a traitorous Mage and given to Hasdrugon, who has more than one plan f... read more

Brianna: Daughters of Destiny (Volume 3)

Linda Andrews

Love, lies, and an ancient Egyptian curse… Brianna Grey holds the key to mankind's destruction. Brianna spent most of her life dying until one man's kiss resurrected her desire to live. However, before she can get on with life, she must return an ancient artifact to Egypt before someone willing to commit murder gets it away from her. For aspiring US Treasury Agent Duncan Stuart, love means dea... read more

Love, lies, and an ancient Egyptian curse… Brianna Grey holds the key to mankind's destruction. Brianna spent most of her life dying until one man's kiss resurrected her desire to live. However, before she can get on with life, she must return an ancient artifact to Egypt before someone willing to commit murder gets it away from her. For aspiring US Treasury Agent Duncan Stuart, love means dea... read more

Rising Above Enron: An Insider View of the Collapse and How Twelve People Used it to Transform Their Lives

Carey Falter

Beyond the Enron scandal and out of the limelight were the men and women who lost their jobs when Enron went bankrupt. In this book, twelve former Enron employees from all levels of the company reveal stories unheard until now. Some lost thousands of dollars in investments, and others were thrust into extended joblessness, but all believe their experiences helped them grow both personally and ... read more

Beyond the Enron scandal and out of the limelight were the men and women who lost their jobs when Enron went bankrupt. In this book, twelve former Enron employees from all levels of the company reveal stories unheard until now. Some lost thousands of dollars in investments, and others were thrust into extended joblessness, but all believe their experiences helped them grow both personally and ... read more

The Leper King (The Magdalen Cycle) (Volume 1)

Scott R Rezer

Revised. Author's Preferred Edition.King of Jherusalem and Defender of the Holy Sepulcher, Baldwin walks the sword's edge between the quarreling barons of his Court and the jihad of Islam. Between the two, however, a sinister presence lurks--a cabal of heretics who will stop at nothing to see its dark designs come to fruition. Baldwin is young, courageous, and a leper. In the midst of mounting... read more

Revised. Author's Preferred Edition.King of Jherusalem and Defender of the Holy Sepulcher, Baldwin walks the sword's edge between the quarreling barons of his Court and the jihad of Islam. Between the two, however, a sinister presence lurks--a cabal of heretics who will stop at nothing to see its dark designs come to fruition. Baldwin is young, courageous, and a leper. In the midst of mounting... read more

Love Abideth Still: A Novel of the Civil War

Scott R Rezer

March, 1863. The War Between the States has raged for nearly two years. Five months after his death, the body of Sarah's estranged husband, a Union soldier, finally comes home for burial in Philadelphia. Taylor's burial, though, rather than putting her unresolved grief to rest, begins a journey that will not just test her faith, but will plumb the depths of her devotion to her dead husband. Wh... read more

March, 1863. The War Between the States has raged for nearly two years. Five months after his death, the body of Sarah's estranged husband, a Union soldier, finally comes home for burial in Philadelphia. Taylor's burial, though, rather than putting her unresolved grief to rest, begins a journey that will not just test her faith, but will plumb the depths of her devotion to her dead husband. Wh... read more

Shadow of the Mountain: A Novel of the Flood

Scott R. Rezer

Chosen... or delusional? How does one man persevere when he is given a message that will either test the strength of his faith or convince him he has lost his mind? NOACH BEN-LEMEKH is one of the few men on earth who still worships the One True God. With his barren wife, he leads a simple life as a trader in the provincial city of Beth-Aden, away from the intrigues that infest the capital of t... read more

Chosen... or delusional? How does one man persevere when he is given a message that will either test the strength of his faith or convince him he has lost his mind? NOACH BEN-LEMEKH is one of the few men on earth who still worships the One True God. With his barren wife, he leads a simple life as a trader in the provincial city of Beth-Aden, away from the intrigues that infest the capital of t... read more

The Luckless Prince

Rie Sheridan Rose

From the time he is found wandering the forest as a five-year-old, Stefan has been the constant companion of Prince Roland, heir to the throne of Irthlan. So, when Roland decides it's time he saw more of his future kingdom, Stefan isn't about to let him go alone. It's the moment Roland's ambitious cousin Norfulk has been waiting for, and the adventure becomes an exercise in life-threatening da... read more

From the time he is found wandering the forest as a five-year-old, Stefan has been the constant companion of Prince Roland, heir to the throne of Irthlan. So, when Roland decides it's time he saw more of his future kingdom, Stefan isn't about to let him go alone. It's the moment Roland's ambitious cousin Norfulk has been waiting for, and the adventure becomes an exercise in life-threatening da... read more

Dark Legend

Christopher Stires

“I am a ghost … What follows is my story--how I was murdered and the events after.” For 150 years, in a house called Journey’s End, his ghost has walked the halls among the shadows of murder and horror. Now a courageous young woman has come, risking her life to free him. But a ruthless demon soldier will summon the terrors of Hell to stop them and continue the Dark Legend.

“I am a ghost … What follows is my story--how I was murdered and the events after.” For 150 years, in a house called Journey’s End, his ghost has walked the halls among the shadows of murder and horror. Now a courageous young woman has come, risking her life to free him. But a ruthless demon soldier will summon the terrors of Hell to stop them and continue the Dark Legend.

Moonlight Through the Pine

Charlie Fiveash

A recent high school drop-out, Carson Teague lands a job at Pineland, a South Georgia pine plantation, but he's not prepared for what the job will teach him about forestry, hard work, and life. Carson discovers that Pineland's crown jewel is not the Georgia pine, but the teenage daughter of Pineland's owner, Jack Talbot. The story will capture the heart of the reader with lessons of honor, loy... read more

A recent high school drop-out, Carson Teague lands a job at Pineland, a South Georgia pine plantation, but he's not prepared for what the job will teach him about forestry, hard work, and life. Carson discovers that Pineland's crown jewel is not the Georgia pine, but the teenage daughter of Pineland's owner, Jack Talbot. The story will capture the heart of the reader with lessons of honor, loy... read more

7 Days with Adam

Jay Speights

7 Days With Adam is a brilliantly crafted work about Adam, the first man, who visits the author and shatters many of his core beliefs about God, creation, the basic nature of humans and this world. He has astonishing revelations about his and Eve's real legacy. After the 7 day visit, he leaves the author enlightened with actual exercises, prayers and meditative techniques that we can all use t... read more

7 Days With Adam is a brilliantly crafted work about Adam, the first man, who visits the author and shatters many of his core beliefs about God, creation, the basic nature of humans and this world. He has astonishing revelations about his and Eve's real legacy. After the 7 day visit, he leaves the author enlightened with actual exercises, prayers and meditative techniques that we can all use t... read more

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