Elise Rorick

Elise Rorick - Designer

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Enchantment Artist + Book Designer ✨ Creator of the Starlight Journal and Starlight Emporium Magazine ✨💫

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Overview


"A BOOK IS PROOF THAT HUMANS ARE CAPABLE OF WORKING MAGIC."
-Carl Sagan

Dear Creative Storyteller,
Or should I say, "Dear Magic Maker?" Because yes, that's you. At Lusicovi Creative, I believe that stories are pure magic. I know they say not to judge a book by its cover, but we all know that an especially magical book cover can reach out from the shelf and grab us, and then you are hooked.
Well, my dear magic maker, I am also a magic maker, constantly inspired by stories, and I am here to work with you to create an enchanting cover that encapsulates your story and makes it truly magical.
I believe that both fantasy art and fantasy writing are incredibly important, because they allow us to explore very real problems in a safe space. Voldemort does not exist, but Hitler did. Evil Queens and step mothers don't (usually) exist, but surly bosses and prickly landlords do. And as CS Lewis once said, "Since it is so likely that they will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage."

Above all, I believe in the value of art to inspire, connect, and challenge us, children and adults alike.
This is the power, the magic, of stories. And the perfect enchanting cover is exactly the visual wrapping your story needs. I run my business as a boutique studio, which means that I am here to help you every step of the way, from the brainstorming, to any photoshoots we need, to printing, displaying and sharing the artwork and designs we create together, I want to capture your magic, your story, in a wonderful and creative way so that you can preserve it forever and share it with the world.
SO TELL ME, STORYTELLER, WHAT MAGIC DO YOU WANT TO CREATE? LET ME HELP MAKE YOUR STORY, YOUR LOVE, YOUR BOLD BEAUTIFUL CRAZY DREAM INTO A THING OF MAGICAL BEAUTY.
Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Magical Realism
Middle Grade Fantasy
Picture Books
Poetry
Non-Fiction
Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Designer/Photographer/Artist/Owner

Self-employed
March, 2007 – Present (over 13 years)

Over the course of my freelance career I have worn all of the hats. I started out specializing in portrait and wedding photography, shifted into commercial photography from that, and now have landed on book design with an emphasis on creating enchanting book covers that grab the readers attention and compel them to pick up the book for the whole story. This intentional design work combined with my other services to provide commercial photography for the books once they are finished makes my offering unique and helps authors to increase their sales.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Tell City: A Novel

Boyd, Kaylin R.

Mentoring Moments: 14 Remarkable Women Share Breakthroughs to Success

Burton, Denola, Cargile, Aisha, Zawahri, Sonal, Coleman, Kathleen, Gowens, Stacia, Sam, Leslie, Ake, Melahni, Jarvis, Sonya, Smith, Yolanda, Anthony, Bernice

The Mountain

Kaylin R. Boyd

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