Designing a Custom Book Cover with Casey Moses – 2 of 2

Tune in with designer and hand lettering artist Casey Moses on Adobe Live as she puts her lettering and illustration skills to the test to create two unique book covers! Watch and learn alongside Casey as she letters in Adobe Fresco, and works on composition and layout using InDesign and Photoshop.

Guest Casey Moses is a designer and hand lettering artist based in Pittsburg, PA:

Host Fabiola Lara is a Chilean-American illustrator, designer, and animator based in Philadelphia.

Join us LIVE on Behance:
00:00 Start
02:44 Casey’s work and designing a fantasy cover
06:34 Designing for the fantasy cover – blocking type layout
13:38 Brush styles and types in Fresco
19:15 Where publishers find their artists
31:58 International publishing trends that affect designs
37:48 Correcting a type
43:00 Collecting books
54:05 Moving from Fresco to InDesign
57:34 Creating a gold foil effect for the lettering
1:08:21 Black ink tips
1:10:26 Ink separations
1:13:54 Adding sword illustrations
1:16:15 Applying the foil to the vine and snake pattern
1:21:22 Getting blurbs from Casey’s TikTok followers
1:22:47 Formatting the type on the back flap
1:25:48 Adding art to the front cover and front flap
1:30:46 Illustration and type interactions
1:31:41 Artist Spotlight of Matt Joyce
1:39:02 Creating stars and sparkle in PS then adding to design in ID
1:44:12 Adding art to the front flap
1:50:21 Preview of the art – checking the entire cover
1:53:24 Creating work for your portfolio
1:54:36 Recap and wrap-up


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