“I suppose the main goal of the cover is not only to sell the book, but also to stick to the overall theme and subject of the novel. Artistically speaking, I would say the best is to often, not to say always, have either a strong contrast, or a strong color duality with saturated tones. I would even say it is wise to raise saturations above the “reality” norm in order to have it pop out even more to the eyes of the viewer.
Well I am always blown away by all the new pieces by my friend Stephan Martiniere. Shrapnel 3, or Terra Insegura, are absolutely awesome. Perfect sense of composition, perfect balance…”