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Samantha

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Re: Hello fellow authors - question about covers
Posted: Sep 16, 2017 2:36 PM   in response to: C. Gold in response to: C. Gold
 
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C. Gold wrote:
Photoshop requires a monthly subscription which I think is a bit pricy if you aren't doing graphic artist stuff on a regular basis. If you want to try some of the cheaper (or free) alternatives out there, check out https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/19/25-alternatives-to-photoshop-image-editing. I heard Paint.NET is particularly good (and free).

That is interesting because I don't pay a subscription for it, I have had the program for a few years now. I wonder if there are different options or something.
Joseph A Congel

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Re: Hello fellow authors - question about covers
Posted: Sep 16, 2017 5:53 PM   in response to: peterws in response to: peterws
 
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Thanks- I've looked at the Wacom tablets but they might be a bit pricey for what I'm looking for right now. I think I'm going to look at all my options based off of everyone's suggestions and see what is the best fit for me.

Thank you for your thoughts and ideas!

Joe
Marsha

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Re: Hello fellow authors - question about covers
Posted: Sep 17, 2017 4:49 AM   in response to: Joseph A Congel in response to: Joseph A Congel
 
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I swear by Canva! Once you get the hang of using it, you can create covers, social media posts... well, just about anything. They have a large selection of free images, but you can also purchase some for a very minimal fee. And yes, the basic Canva is free to use! www.canva.com

Hope that helps!

Thought I would add a disclaimer... I am not associated with Canva in anyway other than as a user! I will not profit by anyone choosing to use it. 😊

Edited by: Marsha on Sep 17, 2017 4:51 AM
Joseph A Congel

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Re: Hello fellow authors - question about covers
Posted: Sep 17, 2017 6:16 AM   in response to: Marsha in response to: Marsha
 
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Thank you Marsha - I will look into Canva as well!

I appreciate it!

Joe
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