I am Kelly, a book cover designer specializing in fantasy. My goal is to create highly marketable illustrations that also reflect the uniqueness of your character. To me, my illustrations are a unique art form and I strive to design a beautiful piece of art every time I work on a cover.
Cost: $1,200+ (Ebook Only)
- Dark Fantasy
- Fairy-Tale Retellings
- Fae and Royalty
- Object Symbol Covers
What I've Done
I have worked on 200+ illustrations, including multiple-award-winning and bestselling designs. I have worked with wonderful clients such as Leia Stone, Miranda Honfleur, Frost Kay, Laura Thalassa, Melissa Storm, Thea Harrison, Logan Keys, and Eva Chase.
A Cover's Purpose
Creating a cover that appeals to new readers is the primary goal of a cover. With that comes my creativity and your general overview of needed elements. My understanding of the current market and what reader's seek is the guiding factor and direction your cover will take.
After my offer is accepted, I will begin to work on an initial mockup for you to review. The mockup will have the primary elements, but not be a polished piece of work, Instead at this stage you may let me know of anything major needing revision. After finalizing the major elements, I move onto the final artwork. Covers have three revisions included if needed, and given after the remaining 50% balance is paid for on the project. If you need further add-ons, you are welcome to always contact me.
Your Book Includes
- Ebook Custom Cover JPG
- Blank Artwork
- Separate Title
- Wide Illustration
- Paperback Wrap
- Hardback Wrap
- Social Media Banner
I look forward to your request, even if you aren’t sure, feel free to send it and I will see if I am a good fit for you. I hope to work with you soon!
“Kelly Ritchie does incredible work, and she's amazing to work with. I can't recommend her enough!”
- Laura Thalassa, Author of the Bargainer Series
“Amazing to work with! She is great with customs, premades and also recovers. I love what she did for my Fallen Academy series re-cover. She’s on time, easy to work with and super creative. I always love the end result and her covers sell well in the market. Highly recommended!”
— Leia Stone, Author of the Fallen Academy Series
“Terrific to work with-so positive and talented, and I LOVE how she meets her deadlines. I'm definitely booking with her again.”
— Teddy Harrison, NYT Bestselling Author
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