Jungyeon Sung — Fantasy Novels
The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, A series of Harry Potter, A game of Throne.
I’m not talking about the movie, I’m talking about the novel.Do you know their cover or have you seen them before?Here are the covers of fantasy novels what you didn’t recognize so far. OK, let's explore the world of fantasy novel’s cover.
HOW TO FIT IN
The cover of fantasy novels are in a dark color and use illustrated images like dragons, magicians or any other sort of magical stuff. They never are simple, but use decorated typefaces and illustrations.
Type usedSerifs or script typefaces are mainly used. They also have a sharp edge or some decoration. The decorated typefaces are adjusted in shining finishes or texture.
ColorsUsually silver or gold. These colors are good to fit to the fantastical atmosphere of a fantasy world.
PlacementThe title of the novel and name of author are placed on top and bottom together.