NEW { PREmade } Cover Designs

Wrap design is available upon request for an additional cost. To place an order and/or have questions, please email me directly at: anita@race-point.com I present most of these without the typography since the style of the type help set the tone for the overall ambiance, and I want your imagery to be the RIGHT FIT …

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Brand Identity …do you really need it?

New Business Card Design for Race-Point

What is branding and why you really need it Also read: Branding for Authors in the Self Publishing Industry First, lets explain what BRANDING is: A brand is the identity of a specific product, service, or business.  A brand can take many forms, including a name, term, design, sign, symbol, color or any other feature that …

>I< Love what I do …

For every book project that is presented to me, I find myself in a new world of fantasy that I get to help realize visually. It is an incredible feeling to be able to use the design tools and incorporate my own photography work, using cool elements and effects. Creating art for a book cover …

Cover Reveal – Kelly Ilebode’s IN SEARCH OF GRACE

I am INCREDIBLY thrilled to share this cover reveal with you! The amazingly talented Kelly Ilebode, Author hired me to re-design all her covers and THIS is ... IN SEARCH OF GRACE: The storyline has ALL the great elements, and is not your typical romance.  Suspense, passion, sadness, hurt ... The realness of the story …

Secret Lives by author Elizabeth Slaughter

Secret Lives by self published author Elizabeth Slaughter An urban fantasy ... Alexander has no idea where he came from. Adopted by a human family as a very young child, he has managed to keep his duel nature a secret from everyone in his life including his adoptive parents and foster-brother. He can turn into …

A Fresh Take on Blue … ‘A Gloved & Girdled Memoir by Author Charlotte Ashurst.’

Book Cover Design by anita@race-point.com

Last week I presented various illustrations for the 'Confessions of a Blue Tomato' book cover.  Over the weekend I have had some more time to think about the story,  and knowing my author client is drawn to a specific portrait photograph, I knew I had to have another go at it.  After all, digital image …

Confessions of a Blue Tomato …

Last week was the world of government conspiracies, this week I'm in the 50s ART DECO style ... and the fantasy world of vampires awaits me. Wow - How cool is that!? Presenting cover samples for Charlotte Ashurst's "Confessions of a Blue Tomato," with a 50's inspired billboard ART DECO themed design. .1. .2. .3. …

eBook Cover Design { PRE-MADE }

{ M I S T Y } Hot off the presses.  I just finished this new fresh one-of-a-kind design. Format: E-Book, the text is modifiable to fit your needs. "Misty" An original Anita B. Carroll Design Email me at: anita@race-point.com for more information. Custom Book Cover designs are also available.

Sisters

{ S I S T E R S } For there is no friend like a sister, in calm or stormy weather. To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray. To lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.  -Rossetti, Christina

The effects of type …

Recently I had the pleasure of working on an ebook cover re-design project for author Glen Romero, and it brought up an interesting topic of the importance of typography. Also, discover how the cover design directly affects your book sales, with numbers, by going behind the scenes.  I talk about this re-design project specifically on …