Hey everyone. I’m considering changing my book cover. The current one is plastered all over my blog right now. I assembled it from bits of this and that, but looking at it now and comparing it to covers in the same genre (Space Opera), I’m thinking it’s a bit bland.
What I want is something that suggests the book is about big ships and naval battles. I want the majesty of the ancient sailing ships like this.
I also want an eye-catching color palette and motion, like something big is happening.
In short, want majesty and motion.
Luckily for me, an artist named Luca Oleastri makes terrific spaceship art for a great price. So many great pieces, in fact, I’m struggling which to buy.
I’d like your help then. I made some sample covers from thumbs which contain a watermark. This protects Luca’s copyright and also helps me get an idea of what the final product would look like. Of the possible book covers below, which would you most likely buy?
Let me know which you would pick in the comments. Thanks!
My book is here.